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HCA Healthcare psychiatrist: how to handle your grief during the holidays

The holidays should be a time of tremendous joy. But when you’ve experienced a loss—especially if that loss is recent—the season can bring painful feelings of sorrow to the surface. Below, a psychiatrist with HCA Healthcare offers strategies to get you through the “holiday blues”. Grief manifests differently in different people. It often accompanies the…
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HCA Healthcare expert weighs in: can bariatric surgery help Type 2 diabetes?

As National Diabetes Month comes to a close, HCA Healthcare is asking you to join the conversation, learn about ways to reduce risk and support those living with diabetes.  Read on to hear how weight loss surgery can be a game-changer for those living with Type 2 diabetes… Type 2 diabetes and obesity: they’re twin…
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HCA Healthcare responds to stroke 30% faster than the national standard

Stroke is one of the most time-sensitive conditions in all of medicine. Fast treatment is crucial to saving a life. Every minute counts. The quicker a stroke is recognized and the quicker a patient gets treatment, long-term brain damage and/or death can potentially be avoided. Read on to learn about HCA Healthcare’s endeavors to improve…
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‘The heartbeat of the hospital’: meet viral HCA Healthcare nurse Caty Nixon

Nurses, like HCA Healthcare labor and delivery nurse Caty Nixon, are our differentiator. They make the greatest single contribution to our patients’ experiences. “Nurses are called to care,” says Jane Englebright, senior vice president and chief nurse executive for HCA Healthcare. “Helping others is part of our very nature, and we take pride in the…
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HCA Healthcare colleagues earn award for support of Army Reserve member

In the past five years, more than 20,000 veterans have joined the HCA Healthcare family. We are proud to employ passionate, service-driven veterans, active-duty service members, guardsmen, reservists and military spouses. Recently, HCA Healthcare supervisors were honored by the U.S. Department of Defense for their support of a colleague who is both an Army Reserve…
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HCA Healthcare Hospital Safety Grade scores exceed national average

HCA Healthcare has been an industry leader in patient safety long before it was an established discipline. It is first and foundational for who we are as an organization and what we stand for – safe, quality, and efficient care that we’d want for ourselves, our families and our friends. The fall 2019 Hospital Safety…
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