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Mission Moments: colleagues reflect on one-year anniversary of Tennessee tornadoes

This week marks one year since Middle Tennessee was hit with a deadly outbreak of seven tornadoes that left a 100-mile path of destruction from Nashville to Cookeville, Tennessee. In one of the strongest storms the country has seen in years, dozens of buildings were obliterated, 25 lives were lost and more than 300 were…
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Guest column: a COVID-19 nurse shares her story

Throughout COVID-19, HCA Healthcare’s approximately 98,000 nurses have displayed courage, compassion and commitment to their patients, communities and each other. These vital healthcare workers have consistently shown their resilience, stacked up against seemingly unsurmountable odds. In a guest column, HCA Healthcare nurse Kirsten Tracy shares her unfiltered experience on the front lines of the pandemic…
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Black History Month 2021: healthcare workers honor the past, ignite change for the future

At HCA Healthcare, we believe excellence in healthcare starts with a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and each other. Each year, we honor Black History Month throughout February as a time to celebrate the achievements made by Black Americans and for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. As we close…
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Focused ultrasound treatment relieves debilitating essential tremor for Virginia patient

10 million Americans are estimated to have essential tremor, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary shaking – generally of both hands, but also of the voice and head. The trembling can worsen with action or movement. After struggling with essential tremor for years, HCA Healthcare patient Lydia Willett is now able to eat, drink, write…
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HCA Healthcare forms consortium with AHRQ and research institutions to accelerate COVID-19 research

HCA Healthcare is proud to announce that we’ve formed a consortium of prominent public and private research institutions to use HCA Healthcare’s vast data on COVID-19 hospital care to improve patient outcomes and public knowledge. The institutions – including the federal Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ), Johns Hopkins University, Duke University, Meharry Medical…
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