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Hurricane Florence: Patient evacuated describes coordination of care between HCA hospitals

At 11:45 pm on Wednesday, September 12, the team at HCA Healthcare’s Grand Strand Medical Center safely evacuated its last patient in advance of Hurricane Florence’s anticipated arrival late today. “When you dedicate your life to keeping people safe and healthy, it is difficult to evacuate your hospital,” said Dr. Jon Pangia, System Medical Director…
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SPOT: How HCA is “sniffing out” sepsis early

Jonathan Perlin, MD, president of clinical services and chief medical officer at HCA Healthcare, calls sepsis an “overwhelming infection” that can lead to severe organ failure and even death. He says the key to survival is early recognition and aggressive treatment. “It’s a medical emergency that should be treated as aggressively as a heart attack…
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HCA Rocky Dog gifted to affiliate pediatric hospitals

A plush, cuddly toy puppy named “Rocky” is comforting pediatric patients at HCA Healthcare hospitals. As part of our organization’s 50th anniversary year, Rocky, the name of each pet Komondor belonging to co-founder Dr. Thomas Frist Jr., have been gifted to inpatient and emergency care HCA pediatric facilities in Tennessee, Colorado, Texas and Utah. In…
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Awards of Distinction Showcase Best of HCA Healthcare

The HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction — The Frist Humanitarian Award, HCA Innovators Award and HCA Excellence in Nursing Award — recognize exceptional efforts by individuals in our organization and are our company’s highest honors. Year after year, the recipients inspire us with their passion and spark a sense of pride because they embody the…
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Honorary Award of Distinction – Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center

In a crisis that brings destruction and causes severe injury, a community’s hospital is its lifeline. Understanding that role, HCA Healthcare colleagues rise to the occasion no matter how overwhelming. That was particularly true on the night of October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, when a gunman opened fire on thousands of people attending a…
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