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AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) — Iliana Hernandez spends numerous time at UCHealth College of Colorado Hospital in Aurora. The 32-year-old from Thornton has lived with a coronary heart situation for years. Final March, she contracted COVID and spent 22 days within the hospital.
“I wouldn’t want COVID on my worst enemy. It was actually scary,” she stated.
However her battle with COVID led to a brand new and even larger downside. Docs informed Hernandez that she wanted a coronary heart transplant.
“They would say COVID simply beat up your coronary heart much more,” she stated.
So when a coronary heart turned accessible Aug. 4, she had the operation.
“Generally I really feel dangerous as a result of someone else isn’t alive, and I’m alive, however I really feel actually fortunate,” she stated by means of tears.
It’s an emotional time and Hernandez is grateful that she will be able to proceed to take care of her 14-year-old daughter. She’s additionally grateful for brand spanking new know-how accessible on the UCHealth app that helps her navigate her means across the hospital.
Sufferers observe a line with a blue dot taking them to their location.
“The app simply form of walked me to it, and it was very easy,” she stated.
UCHealth partnered with Pointr, an indoor positioning know-how developer. The app covers 60 flooring, and gives door-to-door steerage for sufferers and guests.
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