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Influence in action: the power of a nurse’s voice

One in every 50 nurses in the United States works at HCA Healthcare – that’s more than 94,000 nurses delivering patient-centered, compassionate care in communities spanning 21 states. And the voices of nurses are an essential part of who we are as an organization. Read more below… Nurses are the cornerstone of patient care, and…
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HCA Healthcare’s ‘top 10’ stories of 2019 are…

As 2019 comes to a close, we’re taking a walk down memory lane to remind us of what captivated our attention this year… Across HCA Healthcare’s 184 hospitals and more than 2,000 sites of care, 2019 was filled with medical breakthroughs, stories demonstrating the power of scale in health care delivery and heartwarming accounts of…
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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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