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NICU Rockers program comforts newborns exposed to opioids

With the current spotlight on our nation’s opioid epidemic, many are focusing on finding solutions to the crisis. While HCA Healthcare is helping combat the opioid epidemic as a whole, we are also committed to creating healthier tomorrows for our tiniest patients impacted by opioids, infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Read on to find…
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Surviving sepsis: young mother and caregivers raise awareness of ‘silent killer’

HCA Healthcare care teams quickly responded to save the life of a young mother whose body was under attack by sepsis – the body’s extreme response to an infection. After coming close to succumbing to sepsis, Victoria underwent multiple limb amputations and is learning how to live and thrive in the face of her health…
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HCA Healthcare unleashes the healing power of animals

Service animals across HCA Healthcare make a positive impact on our patients, families and colleagues every single day. These remarkable four-legged “healers” provide companionship, inspire confidence and perform tasks to assist people with disabilities. Service animal programs can help those with medical conditions such as seizure disorders, blindness, hearing impairments, mobility issues and diabetes. Therapy…
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Time to press pause? Binge-watching may lead to blood clots, research says

Before you post up on the couch and click on your favorite HBO, Netflix or Amazon Prime series, you’ll want to read this. A vascular specialist weighs in on a recent study that may link binge-watching to blood clots… “Are you still watching?” You’ve probably seen this message when you’re several episodes into an addictive…
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The HCA Healthcare nurse differentiator

Nurses are the cornerstone of HCA Healthcare’s mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. It’s an exciting time to be a nurse at HCA Healthcare! Our vast, diverse clinical experience leads to higher-quality patient care and better outcomes. We invest in and develop the latest technology, treatments…
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The HCA Healthcare nurse behind the viral hurricane onesies

Earlier this month, dozens of HCA Healthcare affiliate hospitals in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas coordinated Hurricane Dorian emergency preparedness operations with our command center in Nashville, Tennessee. Affiliate Orange Park Medical Center found the silver lining of Hurricane Dorian in the six new lives that were welcomed into the world during the storm. The…
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