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Celebrating Nursing Excellence: HCA Healthcare’s Unit of Distinction Awards Announced

Nursing is the cornerstone of patient care and the differentiator for HCA Healthcare. Our nurses are on the front line to give voice and advocate for the needs of our patients. And, today, we were honored to recognize nursing units who are raising the bar for the nursing profession at the 5th Annual HCA Healthcare…
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Six months later: Del Sol Medical Center hospital heroes reflect on El Paso tragedy

February marks six months since a Walmart shooting that claimed the lives of 22 people in West Texas. In the midst of the senseless mass casualty event, affiliate Del Sol Medical Center rallied to provide seamless, unwavering care to the injured. Read on to find out how HCA Healthcare colleagues stood ready to respond and…
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HCA Healthcare nurse saves father’s life with CPR

Nurses are hailed as heroes to many, but to Gene Foussadier, his guardian angel is his daughter. When Gene suddenly went into cardiac arrest at home, Ashley Foussadier – who doubles as his daughter and a surgical trauma nurse – quickly sprang into action to save his life. Read more about Ashley’s off-duty exemplary actions…
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HCA Healthcare heals tiny hearts through hope, cutting-edge treatment

Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week is observed annually from February 7-14. Heart defects are the nation’s leading birth defect, affecting nearly 40,000 babies born each year. Thanks to advances in healthcare and the ingenuity of talented physicians, children born with congenital heart defects (CHDs) can go on to live full and healthy lives. This week…
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New study: HCA Healthcare gains insight into Millennial and Gen Z nurses

HCA Healthcare, one of the largest employers of nurses in the United States, releases findings from a new nursing study conducted on what motivates the new generations entering the profession. Read on for more insight into Millennial and Generation Z nurses. Millennial and Gen Z nurses are rapidly making up a larger portion of the…
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Heart valve replacement: What are my options?

HCA Healthcare has 31 million patient encounters annually–many of which involve the heart. The heart has four valves and heart valve disease can occur when one or more of the valves aren’t opening or closing properly. Heart valve symptoms can be managed with medications, but if the condition is severe, more intensive treatment may be…
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