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The HCA Foundation awards nearly 800 scholarships

At HCA Healthcare, we take care of others while being there for each other. We’re proud to invest in areas that impact our colleagues’ personal lives, like the HCA Healthcare Scholars Program. Read on to learn more…  Nearly 800 students received higher education scholarships totaling $2.9 million through the HCA Healthcare Scholars Program for the…
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Triple negative breast cancer: Sarah Cannon discusses five key facts

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness around breast cancer.  This year, we encourage you to learn something new about breast cancer.  Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, shines light on a type of breast cancer, triple negative breast cancer, below.   Approximately every half hour, a woman in the…
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Breaking barriers: four inspiring stories of Hispanic health professionals

HCA Healthcare celebrates cultural differences and considers them our strengths. Our wide breadth of talent in clinical and non-clinical roles plays an influential role in the healthcare we deliver. The United States Hispanic population is the fastest growing minority group, making up about 18% of the U.S. population. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, observed…
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NICU Rockers program comforts newborns exposed to opioids

With the current spotlight on our nation’s opioid epidemic, many are focusing on finding solutions to the crisis. While HCA Healthcare is helping combat the opioid epidemic as a whole, we are also committed to creating healthier tomorrows for our tiniest patients impacted by opioids, infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Read on to find…
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HCA Healthcare experts urge: it’s time to give the flu vaccine another shot

It’s a season just like winter, spring, summer and fall. However, unlike the four seasons, this is one we don’t look forward to: flu season. During the 2018-2019 flu season, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates 42.9 million cases of flu, resulting in up to 647,000 hospitalizations and up to 61,200 flu-related deaths. “Flu…
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Surviving sepsis: young mother and caregivers raise awareness of ‘silent killer’

HCA Healthcare care teams quickly responded to save the life of a young mother whose body was under attack by sepsis – the body’s extreme response to an infection. After coming close to succumbing to sepsis, Victoria underwent multiple limb amputations and is learning how to live and thrive in the face of her health…
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