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Charting new territory: giving our nurses back the gift of time

One of the most time-consuming tasks for nurses is clinical documentation.  At HCA Healthcare, we have pioneered a way to reduce the burden of documentation for 94,000 affiliate nurses and allow them more time to provide the best care to patients. It’s called Evidence-Based Clinical Documentation, or EBCD, and it enables nurses to document pertinent…
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Life after Michael: HCA aids unemployment, reopens Gulf Coast Regional

It’s been more than three months in the making, but Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center can now see the light at the end of the tunnel. The HCA Healthcare affiliate in Panama City, Florida reopened at 100-percent last Monday after Hurricane Michael damaged the facility and left the community in ruins last October. “I didn’t…
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HCA Healthcare announces Awards of Distinction recipients

HCA Healthcare today presented the HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction to recipients at a ceremony in Nashville. The HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction include the Frist Humanitarian Award, the HCA Innovators Award and the HCA Excellence in Nursing Award. These annual awards celebrate our colleagues, physicians and volunteers who exemplify the company’s culture and values.…
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Celebrating Hospital Week and Nurses Week

By: Milton Johnson, Chairman and CEO; Sam Hazen, President and COO; Jonathan Perlin, President, Clinical Services and CMO Sunday, May 6th, marks the start of National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week. It’s a time when we pause to thank all HCA Healthcare colleagues who care for patients and serve our communities each and every…
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HCA named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

We’re proud to announce that for the ninth consecutive year HCA Healthcare has been named one of the Ethisphere Institute’s World’s Most Ethical Companies. The Ethisphere Institute is a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. HCA is one of only eight healthcare providers honored on this year’s list. “HCA…
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Burn experts offer tips on fire safety, smoke inhalation prevention

The tear-inducing hit television show This is Us has been making headlines this week after finally revealing how the family patriarch Jack Pearson died. (Spoiler alert: He died of the widowmaker heart attack due to smoke inhalation from a house fire.) HCA Today already has covered the widowmaker and also want to educate our readers…
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