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Confronting the transplant crisis: HCA Healthcare leads nation in live donor kidney transplants

While COVID-19 has posed unique challenges for organ procurement and transplantation, HCA Healthcare’s transplant centers have spent the past few months using their collaborative culture to improve more lives in more ways. This dedication is not new. Over the years, the immense experience of our transplant teams has led to survival and a better quality…
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HCA Healthcare Earns 2019 Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award

As a learning health system, HCA Healthcare is able to use data from more than 35 million annual patient encounters to develop innovative programs that improve the practice of medicine.  Our SPOT technology, which uses predictive analytics to help clinicians “spot” potentially deadly sepsis infections, has earned the prestigious John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and…
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172 HCA Healthcare hospitals join COVID-19 convalescent plasma study

In continuing our efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, HCA Healthcare is taking part in a national study where recovered COVID-19 patients can donate plasma to potentially help critically-ill patients. We are leveraging our clinical research capabilities and national hospital network to improve COVID-19 patient care and outcomes.  Today, we announced that 172 HCA Healthcare…
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HCA Healthcare stands up universal masking

Jane Englebright, senior vice president and chief nurse executive for HCA Healthcare, details the determination of our organization to protect our workforce so that they, in turn, can continue to perform critical services for our patients. No battle plan survives first contact with the enemy. In an email to all 280,000 HCA Healthcare colleagues last…
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COVID-19 preparedness is key: keeping patients, colleagues and visitors safe

Jane Englebright, senior vice president and chief nurse executive for HCA Healthcare, sheds light on coronavirus (COVID-19) preparedness efforts.  COVID-19, or the coronavirus, continues to make news around the world, and hospitals across the country have been preparing for several weeks. For HCA Healthcare, preparing for coronavirus means protecting and supporting our nurses and other…
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Heart valve replacement: What are my options?

HCA Healthcare has 31 million patient encounters annually–many of which involve the heart. The heart has four valves and heart valve disease can occur when one or more of the valves aren’t opening or closing properly. Heart valve symptoms can be managed with medications, but if the condition is severe, more intensive treatment may be…
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