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Elizabeth Ables

Elizabeth Ables is a writer and communicator. She has spent the last decade telling the stories of the health care community and the lives it touches.

Transport teams connect moms and babies with lifesaving care

The neonatal transport team at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, has touched the lives of thousands of babies since it began in the early 1980s. Now, their efforts have expanded to create a maternal transport team — providing even more support to high-risk babies and their moms. When the …

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Nurses empower patients to take charge of diabetes care

For a group of nurses at Scott & White Medical Center – Temple, a simple idea to improve patient care turned into something much bigger. Over a year ago, they were asked to share their thoughts on how to improve their unit. One need stood out above the rest — diabetes education. They kept seeing …

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Calling to help others leads surgeon to Vietnam

For Justin Kane, MD, serving others through medical missions isn’t just a nice thing to do — it’s a core part of who he is as a physician. He has a calling to help, and most recently, this calling led him to Vietnam. “I think everyone gets into medicine to help people. It was never …

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