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Ali's Story: Compassionate Caregiving

Ali Pierce was diagnosed with liver cancer at 12, and succumbed two years later. This video depicts the transforming bond she forged with Helen Mullen, the nurse from UMass Memorial Medical Center, who treated her through the entire course of her illness. Helen and Ali’s mom Anna Ling Pierce describe the many ways that compassion eased the family’s pain.Greg Stone, President and Founder of Stone Communications and Phillips DiPisa, an executive search firm recruiting leaders for healthcare providers, managed care organizations, and life sciences firms, produced this video in support of The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center.

Posted by The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare on Monday, June 22, 2009


This video touched my heart, wo see young children with  a terminal illness that no child should half to have.  This story will touch your heart and The Schwartz Center is an amazing care facility.

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