Straight TalkA weekly update from management on the issues that matter most. Nov 21, 2018 We asked our team leaders, “Why we do what we do.” With their answers, we created a word cloud reflecting common replies. We asked our team leaders, “Why we do what we do.” With their answers, we created the word cloud above reflecting common replies. Our 4,845 dedicated, compassionate, and competent colleagues, who are also our friends, neighbors, and in some cases family members, also share in this expression of their “why.” In our honorable profession, we don’t have to invent a noble cause for what we do; healing is our passion. These responses can be viewed at www.nchmd.org/whywedowhatwedo This Thanksgiving and always our goal is simple: to help everyone live a longer, happier, and healthier life.