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Scheduled procedures and surgeries during COVID-19: what to expect

Undergoing a scheduled procedure or surgery, such as a joint replacement, was already associated with a certain amount of stress before COVID-19. Now, during the pandemic, you may be experiencing new worries, wondering what it’s like to have surgery during COVID-19, and deciding whether you should go through with your procedure or postpone it a…
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HCA Healthcare PPE Stewards have colleagues and patients covered

Access to personal protective equipment (PPE), made available through our vast network of suppliers, ensures caregivers receive the resources they need to safely care for their patients during COVID-19. As of July 2020, HCA Healthcare has distributed approximately 460 million units of PPE, an 81% increase since March 2020. HCA Healthcare colleague Janet Garrett, and…
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HCA Healthcare colleagues lead by example to ‘Spread knowledge. Save lives’

As coronavirus cases surge in many of our markets, HCA Healthcare colleagues join together with a powerful message to help slow the spread of COVID-19: “Spread knowledge. Save lives.” This past Sunday, August 9, the United States surpassed 5 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. To curb the spread of the virus, public health officials call…
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“The learning experience of a lifetime” – HCA Healthcare welcomes more than 1,800 residents and fellows during COVID-19

Physicians have always been at the heart of HCA Healthcare – two of our three founders were physicians. To make sure our physicians, residents and fellows are prepared for their careers and trained on the latest medical approaches, HCA Healthcare invests heavily in graduate medical education (GME) programs. During the burgeoning COVID-19 pandemic, we welcomed…
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HCA Healthcare earns 60 national awards for environmental sustainability efforts

HCA Healthcare hospitals across the country have been honored with 60 national Practice Greenhealth awards for their steadfast sustainability efforts. Learn more about our organization’s commitment to the environment and find out which facilities were recognized for environmental excellence… Healthy communities are connected to healthy environments. As stewards of the environment, HCA Healthcare works hard…
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A miracle off the court: HCA Healthcare physician performs life-saving heart procedure on former Harlem Globetrotter

Jay Middleton, a former Harlem Globetrotter, was rushed to the emergency room (ER) at affiliate Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio, Texas after experiencing severe pain and chest pressure. HCA Healthcare physician, Dr. Kim de la Cruz, knew time was of the essence and swiftly performed a complex surgery to repair Jay’s aortic dissection, which ultimately…
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