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HCA Healthcare lab colleagues unite during pandemic to process 2.5 million COVID-19 tests and counting

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 14 billion laboratory tests are ordered annually in our country and 70% of medical decisions depend on laboratory results. Each April, Lab Week is an opportunity to pause and celebrate our medical laboratory professionals and pathologists who operate behind the scenes running tests, analyzing samples…
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A second chance at life: HCA Healthcare patient receives liver transplant on her birthday

This National Donate Life Month, HCA Healthcare – which comprises 185 hospitals in the United States, including 11 transplant centers across the country – is encouraging you to consider registering as an organ, eye and tissue donor. Even with recent advances in transplant medicine, more than 100,000 men, women and children in the U.S. are…
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Learning healthcare: bringing 20 years of patient safety progress to COVID-19 at HCA Healthcare

Our patients, colleagues and loved ones should know they are in good hands when in our care. At HCA Healthcare, quality and safety are paramount and we strive to ensure the highest levels of both by investing in data science, clinical research and more to continuously inform and improve care. This month, in honor of…
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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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HCA Healthcare experts urge flu vaccine to help avoid ‘twindemic’

The 2020-2021 flu season is here, and HCA Healthcare experts continue to urge the public to take action to protect themselves and others. With the looming threat of flu season colliding with the COVID-19 pandemic, learn why the flu shot is critically important this year and what vaccine options are available… twindemic [ twin-dem-ik ]…
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IBM Watson Health names 17 HCA Healthcare hospitals to top 100 list, Continental Division earns top health system spot

Fortune/IBM Watson Health has released the 2020 rankings of the 100 Top Hospitals and the 15 Top Health Systems in the nation. Learn which HCA Healthcare hospitals made the lists below…            We’re proud to announce that 17 HCA Healthcare hospitals have earned spots on Fortune/IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals 2020 list.…
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