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Celebrating HCA Hope Fund Week with powerful stories of hope

Our mission to care for and improve human life is amplified by the support given to HCA Healthcare colleagues in need through the HCA Hope Fund. This week marks HCA Hope Fund Week and we are celebrating what we do best: care like family. To date, the HCA Hope Fund has provided more than $53…
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HCA Healthcare and Fisk University’s new scholars program boosts next-gen of healthcare

HCA Healthcare proudly launched a new scholars program for students at Fisk University, one of the nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), to provide scholarships, career planning and internship opportunities for high-achieving undergraduates. Committing $1 million over the next four years to fund the program, aptly named HCA Healthcare Scholars at Fisk University, HCA…
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Hair-grooming syncope, expert decodes viral phenomenon

A Tennessee woman took to social media to raise awareness about the condition that caused her 10-year-old sister to collapse while getting her hair done last week. The results? A now-viral Facebook post that has garnered more than 45,000 comments, 222,000 shares and countless questions about hair-grooming syncope (pronounced SIN-kuh-pee), a fainting disorder associated with…
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Honoring a lab legend: 50 years of committed care

While the world celebrated the 50-year anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11 and its historic journey to the moon this week, HCA Healthcare recognized a golden milestone of its own. Keila Pousen recently marked 50 years with HCA Healthcare and its affiliate Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC)! According to the U.S. Bureau of…
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Late Disney star Cameron Boyce suffered from epilepsy: what you need to know

Actor Cameron Boyce, who rose to fame on the Disney Channel, died in his sleep on Saturday after suffering from a seizure due to “an ongoing medical condition”. His family recently confirmed the condition that caused the 20-year-old star’s death was epilepsy. Boyce was best known for his role as Cruella de Vil’s teenage son…
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Tackling tough times together: HCA Hope Fund grant maximum increases

While the HCA Healthcare culture is rooted in service to others, giving back to community and caring like family, perhaps Chief Human Resource Officer John Steele said it best. “We know that when someone in our HCA Healthcare family is in need, we want to help.” That’s why the HCA Hope Fund, our employee-run nonprofit…
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