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Patient Stories

"We are right here with you" is our brand promise. 

These stories reflect our commitment to delivering on that promise. 

  • Healing a Mother's Heart | Cone Health Heart & Vascular's OctoCARE Model

    Healing a Mother's Heart | Cone Health Heart & Vascular's OctoCARE Model

    OctoCARE is a new multi-pronged model of care at the Cone Health Heart & Vascular Center that takes a holistic view of patient health.
    March 8, 2022
  • Weight Loss Surgery: Committing to a Healthy Mindset

    Weight Loss Surgery: Committing to a Healthy Mindset

    After weight loss surgery and committing to a healthy mindset, Sean felt like a new person. He was able to return to one of his favorite activities - hiking - and recently hiked 75 miles along the Appalachian Trail! Read about his journey here.
    January 21, 2022
  • Cone Health Responds Swiftly to Burlington Boil Water Advisory

    With no interruption to patient care, Alamance Regional Medical Center continues to provide safe and exceptional service to the Alamance County community.
    July 16, 2021
  • Sabrina Howard

    Health Makeover Saves Life

    Numbers tell the story—and they were all bad.
    May 28, 2021
  • Bwana Lloyd

    Homeless Yet Hopeful: Cone Health Offers Helping Hand

    Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bwana Lloyd lost her job as a hairdresser, ended her engagement and found herself without a place to call home. Thanks to Cone Health and community foundations, Bwana has been able to access the free preventative, routine and ongoing care she needs to stay healthy.
    January 28, 2021
  • Melvin Burnett

    Weight Loss Surgery: Melvin Burnett's Journey

    “I didn’t want to die, to make my son an orphan and my wife a widow,” Melvin Burnett says. “I became determined not to allow disease to cripple me like it had crippled my father. I felt God telling me to make a change.” With help from the Cone Health Bariatric Weight Loss Program
    January 7, 2021
  • Amanda Wallendorf

    When Migraines Won’t Go Away, Ask Why

    It took a stroke before a sheriff’s deputy was able to make the heart-head connection.
    October 14, 2020
  • Weight Loss Surgery: Ron Payne's Journey

    Weight Loss Surgery: Ron Payne's Journey

    Ron well understands why everyone he talked to before having bariatric surgery said they wished they’d had surgery sooner. “I knew I’d done everything I could do to lose weight, and my kids are in the best years of their lives,” he says. “Why would I want to put this off any longer?”
    September 28, 2020