Patrick Henry Hughes Official Home Page #patrick #henry #university


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Patrick Henry Hughes and his father share an incredible story of tragedy to triumph and have been featured on
ESPN, Oprah, The Ellen Show, Extreme Make Over Home Edition, The Today Show, all the major news
networks, Million Dollar Round Table, The Grand Ole Opry, People Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and many,
many others. Patrick Henry is a remarkable young man who was born without eyes and without the ability to
fully straighten his arms and legs, making him unable to walk. Additionally, two steel rods were surgically
attached to Patrick’s spine to correct scoliosis.

In the face of incredible odds from birth, Patrick has overcome these physical issues to excel as a musician,
student, performer and public speaker. Patrick started playing the piano at the age of only nine months and
also plays the trumpet and sings. He even participated in the University of Louisville Marching Band for five
seasons with help from his father, Patrick John Hughes, who tirelessly maneuvered Patrick s wheelchair
through the formations during practices and games with the other 220+ members of the Cardinal Marching
Band. Along with marching band, Patrick’s dad spent his days attending classes on campus assisting his son
while working the overnight shift five nights a week for a major package shipping company so that Patrick
Henry could achieve his greatest potential. Patrick Henry was usually a straight ‘A’ student, having received
only 3 ‘B’s’ during his entire primary/secondary educational experience and graduated from the Univ. of
Louisville magna cum laude in 2010. Patrick was a Spanish language major and speaks Spanish fluently.

Patrick and his dad have made appearances all across the United States and have even shared their story in
Asia, Canada, South America, Central America and Europe. Their first book, I AM POTENTIAL, is published and
available around the country and the world in different languages. The book has also been turned into a
feature length film called I Am Potential. Patrick has recorded 2 CD’s.

click on this photo to open the MOVIE TRAILER^^

Click this picture and see Patrick
Steve Harvey meet for the first time.


Patrick Miller, RN, MBA, MHSA, FACHE – Hospice of Michigan #niagra #falls

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Patrick Miller, RN, MBA, MHSA, FACHE

Patrick joined Hospice of Michigan in May 2004 as Service Line Director – Facilities, and has since served our organization as Corporate Director Of Clinical Services, Corporate Director Of New Business Development, and Corporate Director Of Organizational Integrity. Serving as Senior Vice President, Service Operations, Chief Operating Officer since 2007, Patrick was most recently appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer in March 2014.

As Executive Vice President, Patrick is the lead member of Hospice of Michigan’s Executive Team, providing guidance in all areas of operations. Patrick continues to focus on improving Hospice of Michigan’s quality and satisfaction outcomes through of our five diamond model of care, which creates operational efficiencies that help us achieve our mission to innovate end-of-life care. He is responsible for oversight of At Home Support, Hospice of Michigan’s advanced illness management program, all clinical and service operations, pediatric programs, as well as our human resource discipline, Work Life Services.

Patrick is a graduate of the Second Degree/Second Career program at Wayne State University College of Nursing. In addition, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, an MBA and a MHSA from the University of Michigan.

Before joining HOM, he was executive director of Avalon Hospice in Flint. He also worked at Henry Ford Hospital where he was a staff RN and assistant manager for three years.

Patrick is a COO Forum Member of the National Hospice Work Group and has been appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to be a public board member of the State Board of Mortuary Sciences. He is also a board member of the National Arab American Nurses Association (NAANA) and sits on the Michigan Oncology Quality Consortium Advisory Board (MOQC)

Patrick’s background also includes a cultural exchange program in the Middle East and a fellowship with Diné College on the Navajo Nation.