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Committed to Care: Care fit for a princess

Just when you were getting fed up with your daily news consumption, a story comes along that makes your soul smile. A story of compassion, kindness, and strength. A story that celebrates inclusion, demonstrates the goodwill of people and restores your faith in humanity. This is the story of Sara Ruh. Please take a moment…
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Patient Experience Week: Raising the bar for patient care

Happy Patient Experience Week!  In 2014, The Beryl Institute officially launched Patient Experience (PX) Week to celebrate healthcare staff making an impact on the patient’s experience every day. The annual celebration is an intentional recognition of the accomplishments of the people who work to deliver the care and support that patients deserve and expect. At…
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Recipients revealed: HCA Healthcare’s Unit of Distinction Ceremony

Across HCA Healthcare, nurses represent our largest colleague group, with 94,000 men and women inspiring hope and delivering compassionate patient care every single day. For the fourth consecutive year, in a ceremony that was broadcast live across HCA Healthcare, we honored and celebrated 65 nursing units with the fourth annual HCA Healthcare Unit of Distinction…
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Breast cancer breakthrough: Sarah Cannon discusses newly FDA-approved immunotherapy

Spring brings new hope and new beginnings, and for breakthroughs in cancer treatment, this season is off to a promising start. Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first-ever immunotherapy (atezolizumab), in combination with chemotherapy, for the treatment of breast cancer. “Immunotherapy is a drug that we’ve been using in…
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Tiny, life-saving device gives big hope to HCA Healthcare heart failure patients

HCA Healthcare affiliate Austin Heart is the second highest enrolling research site in the nation for a trial of a new technology that helps improve the quality of life for heart failure patients. The pioneering system is called CardioMEMS and it allows caregivers in the Texas-based physician practice to monitor patients remotely through a sensor…
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Saluting HCA Healthcare’s Certified Nurses

Happy Certified Nurses Day!  On March 19 each year, it is a privilege to honor our HCA Healthcare nursing colleagues who have demonstrated advanced skill, knowledge and practice by earning a professional certification in complex nursing care specialties. Jimmy Hall, the senior director of clinical education programs with HCA Healthcare’s Center for Clinical Advancement and…
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