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Meet the 2016 HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction Recipients

Meet the 2016 HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction Recipients HCA Healthcare today presented the 2016 HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction to recipients at a ceremony in Nashville. The HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction include the Frist Humanitarian Award, the HCA Innovators Award and the HCA Excellence in Nursing Award. “The HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction…
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Celebrating First-time Dads on Father’s Day

As we honor fathers this Father’s Day, HCA Healthcare brings you the story of two dads who became first-time fathers with the help of HCA-affiliate Wesley Medical Center (WMC). David Rosales and Eli Diamond spent three agonizing years in the surrogacy process, overcoming obstacles and waiting patiently for the opportunity to become parents. So, when…
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Bedside Wedding Held for Hospitalized Father of the Bride

Dan Hopwood got an early Father’s Day gift at HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare, this month. After a life-threatening infection landed the 59-year-old in the Denver hospital days before his daughter’s wedding, a group of nurses planned a bedside ceremony so he could take part in her special day. “When I…
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National EMS Week: Parkridge West Paramedic Recognized for Life-Saving Action

Emergency medical professionals say there is no such thing as a typical day at work. Whether in a local hospital emergency room or in the field, each medical emergency is unique to the individual who experiences it as well as the person responding to the call for assistance. But for 25-year-old Nick Harris, now a…
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HCA Midwest Health Occupational Therapist Life
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Full Circle Moment: Occupational Therapist Finds Career, Love After Tragedy

Life can change in an instant. No one knows this more than Joel Strain, an occupational therapist (OT) at HCA’s Research Medical Center, who is wheelchair bound following a horrific accident that left his mother and brother dead more than a decade ago. Through this tragedy, the 28-year old Kansas resident also knows that life…
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