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Prevention and problem solving: in coronavirus fight, HCA Healthcare pharmacists emerge heroes

Pharmacists are well known to support patients with medication adherence, general wellness and chronic disease management. In addition to medication dispensing, verification, effectiveness and safety – during the global pandemic – HCA Healthcare pharmacists have gone above and beyond to deliver exceptional healthcare. As we celebrate National Pharmacy Week, Dr. Karla Miller, HCA Healthcare’s chief…
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Crush the Crisis: HCA Healthcare hosts second annual national opioid take back day

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, so does the nation’s opioid epidemic. To curb opioid misuse and addiction in our communities, HCA Healthcare is hosting our second annual national “Crush the Crisis” opioid take back day, which provides communities with an opportunity for safe disposal of unused and unwanted medications. Find out more below… HCA Healthcare has announced…
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Infection Prevention Week 2020: a ‘thank you’ to HCA Healthcare’s safety champions

HCA Healthcare’s chief epidemiologist, Dr. Ken Sands, shares a note of gratitude to honor and recognize the hard work of HCA Healthcare’s infection preventionists. This week marks the International Infection Prevention Week observance, which serves to reiterate the importance of seasonal flu vaccinations, raise awareness of infection prevention practices and highlight ways to prevent the…
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Belmont University and HCA Healthcare announce plans to launch new College of Medicine

For the past several years, HCA Healthcare has stood up strategic programs to tackle the United States physician shortage head-on through initiatives in clinical and medical education. Building on that momentum, Belmont University announced today its intent to start a new College of Medicine in collaboration with HCA Healthcare. We’re honored to team up with…
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Hispanic Heritage Month 2020: HCA Healthcare colleagues celebrate culture and community

HCA Healthcare is committed to fostering an engaged and inclusive culture for our patients, colleagues and the communities we serve. Each year, we observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 by celebrating the histories of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. We recognize…
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HCA Healthcare hosts CMS Administrator Verma, health leaders for discussion on advancing kidney health

On Friday, September 18, HCA Healthcare hosted Seema Verma, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator and White House Coronavirus Task Force member, as well as representatives of several kidney health organizations in Nashville, Tenn. to discuss kidney care transformation. Dr. Jonathan Perlin, HCA Healthcare’s clinical operations group president and chief medical officer, led…
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