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Our storytelling and listening program offers a safe place to record your story and make healthcare more humane.

Share your story
Be heard

Our storytelling and listening program offers a sacred place to record your story and make healthcare more humane.

Share your story
Be understood

We started Hear Me Now in 2016, at first with StoryCorps. Hear Me Now has the largest library of recordings of any healthcare system. Hear Me Now celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion to promote trust, understanding and healing.

Listen to our stories

Storytelling has been an important part of Providence’s culture for more than 160 years. The founding Sisters used storytelling to spread the mission of service to all, especially the poor and vulnerable. Hear Me Now is part of this tradition.

Explore our collection of stories from:
Hear Me Now podcast: Conversations that matter

A game changer in medicine

Life-saving therapies beyond diabetes.

A class of drugs called glucagon-like peptide agonists (GLP-1 agonists) is proving to be beneficial for people with chronic kidney disease and atherosclerotic heart disease. These medications are being called game changers because they not only help with weight loss but also provide organ protection and reduce the risk of dying and disease progression.

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    Complete your advance directive

    An advance directive is a form that lets you name a person to speak for you if you can’t during a critical time. It’s not just for the elderly; anyone can become ill or be in an accident. Fill yours out today.

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    Humanizing Healthcare

    Storytelling and listening are keys to healthcare delivery based on emotional, spiritual, and psychosocial needs, as well as medical ones. For patients, storytelling and listening can help relieve stress, build resiliency, and offer a source of empowerment. For providers, storytelling and listening can enhance empathy, cultural literacy, and ease moral duress. Join experts from StoryCorps and Providence to discover how storytelling programs have moved the needle on creating cultures of healing.

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    Ways to give

    We can humanize and reshape healthcare... with your help. Your generous gift today helps healthcare professionals go beyond treating patients' physical condition to also nurture their emotional, social and spiritual well-being, moving from a transitional act to a personal level of care.

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