Quality and Patient Safety Recipients
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HCA Innovators Award: Quality and Patient Safety

Quality and Patient Safety Recipients: Hunter Davis, Director of IT&S, Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Portsmouth, NH and Sean Albert, Director of Application Services, Capital Division Although intravenous (IV) therapy offers rapid response for patients, the administration of these medications can sometimes result in errors. These errors can cause poor health out-comes to patients — from longer…
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Fred Webster
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HCA Innovators Award: Service Excellence

Service Excellence Recipient: Fred Webster, Director of Physician and Provider Relations, West Valley Medical Center, Caldwell, ID When scheduling a surgical procedure, there are several things for hospitals and surgery centers to consider to ensure the stakeholder experience is as smooth as possible. West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) has found a solution to do just…
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Gary King Knee Replacement
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3-D mapping gives Presbyterian/St. Luke’s patients custom knee and hip replacements

In recent years, advancements in materials and surgical techniques have allowed hip and knee replacements to go from an ordeal involving lengthy hospitalization and recovery to a much simpler and shorter procedure. More than 700,000 knee replacements are done every year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and…
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Pharmacy Kiosk
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Kiosk give Memorial Jacksonville convenient way to dispense medication

An automated medication-dispensing kiosk installed at Me-morial Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., is helping patients, visitors and even staff get their prescriptions quickly and easily. The Rx to Go kiosk can be accessed around the clock in the ER main lobby, and is stocked with a formulary of frequently prescribed medications (other than controlled substances). When…
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NICU Camera
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Timpanogos Regional Hospital adds webs to connect NICU infants to families

Grandparents, siblings and others are always eager to meet new arrivals, so when a baby must spend time in a hospital’s NICU after birth, it’s a tough wait for everyone. Thanks to a series of bedside cameras, however, families at Timpanogos Regional Hospital in Orem, Utah, can connect with the latest addition right away. The…
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Best Places to Work in IT
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HCA IT&S Workplace Measures Up & Earns Computerworld 2017 Best Places to Work in IT Award

Achieving the reputation or label as “best” comes with effort and intention. It’s no accident that HCA Healthcare’s Information Technology & Services (IT&S) has been honored once again by Computerworld as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in IT, an award we’ve earned since 2009. We strive to be excellent at many, many…
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