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Preparing for the Great American Eclipse

As much of the United States is getting ready for the total solar eclipse on August 21, HCA-affiliated hospitals along the path of totality are preparing too. HCA Today talked with Michael Wargo, assistant vice president for preparedness and response from the company’s Enterprise Preparedness and Emergency Operations department to learn more about how hospitals…
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Special Delivery: Doctor Steps In to Deliver Baby Before Giving Birth Herself

Amanda Hess, D.O., an expectant mother and OB-GYN at HCA Healthcare’s Frankfort Regional Medical Center, worked until the “very last second” of her pregnancy last week. The Kentucky physician delivered another woman’s baby hours before giving birth to her own. Dr. Hess, who had checked into the hospital, changed into her gown and settled into…
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