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A mental health message from Division Chief Nursing Executive: “It’s okay to not be okay”

Since January 19, when the first U.S. coronavirus case sent shockwaves across the country, nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists and other healthcare workers have been on the frontlines of COVID-19.  Day in and day out, caregivers courageously suit up in personal protective wear (PPE) to take care of their patients and communities. As the pandemic surges…
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HCA Healthcare Hope Fund provides record $10.6M in assistance to help colleagues in 2020

When it comes to helping our colleagues, 2020 has been a truly historic year. A record $10.6 million in assistance has been provided to help struggling members of our HCA Healthcare family — more than any year in HCA Healthcare Hope Fund history. The HCA Healthcare Hope Fund, a 501(c)(3) charity, was stablished in 2005…
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Hope is here: COVID-19 vaccine arrives at HCA Healthcare facilities

When COVID-19 arrived in the United States earlier this year, it forever changed our lives. Healthcare workers on the front lines quickly proved themselves heroes and demonstrated their resilience time and again, even while coping with unprecedented scale and precarious personal circumstances. Nine months later, hope is finally here. HCA Healthcare colleagues began receiving the…
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2020 Crush the Crisis events: HCA Healthcare collects 13,523 pounds of unused, expired medication

HCA Healthcare remains committed to curbing opioid misuse and addiction in the communities we serve. This year, we hosted our second annual “Crush the Crisis” opioid take back day in order to provide a way for safe disposal of unused and unwanted prescription medication. As a result, our facilities collected a record breaking amount of…
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‘Gamer’ technology helps Sarah Cannon detect lung cancer at earlier stages

The newest technology in the hands of HCA Healthcare physicians is the same tool in the hands of video gamers across the world: an Xbox controller. Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Health has introduced a device that uses video game schematics to save the lives of patients through early detection. TriStar Health was one…
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COVID-19: Infectious disease specialist weighs in on safely celebrating the holidays

As we near the end of 2020, it’s probably safe to say that we could all use some holiday cheer. But with the number of COVID-19 cases on the rise throughout the country, it’s important to remain vigilant. While it might be hard to hear, that means the way we celebrate the holidays this year…
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