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HCA Healthcare discusses innovative efforts to expand ICU capacity

HCA Healthcare’s Dr. Michael Schlosser, National Group chief medical officer and vice president of clinical excellence and surgical services, discusses innovative modeling aimed at increasing intensive care unit (ICU) capacity during COVID-19. We’ve all seen the graph that illustrates the importance of “flattening the curve.” The graph contains two curves – a tall, sharp curve…
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HCA Healthcare stands up universal masking

Jane Englebright, senior vice president and chief nurse executive for HCA Healthcare, details the determination of our organization to protect our workforce so that they, in turn, can continue to perform critical services for our patients. No battle plan survives first contact with the enemy. In an email to all 280,000 HCA Healthcare colleagues last…
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COVID-19: Protecting our colleagues today and tomorrow

Jane Englebright, senior vice president and chief nurse executive for HCA Healthcare, discusses efforts to protect our colleagues during COVID-19.  How is our supply of N95s? The question of the availability of N95 respirators and other critical personal protective equipment (PPE) is not only on the mind of every caregiver at HCA Healthcare, it is…
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COVID-19 FAH Podcast: Dr. Perlin discusses HCA Healthcare’s advantage of scale

Jonathan Perlin, M.D., Ph.D., president of clinical services and chief medical officer at HCA Healthcare, recently joined the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) podcast “Hospitals in Focus” with Chip Kahn to discuss coronavirus and its impact on hospitals across the country. Dr. Perlin’s conversation with Kahn details what makes the coronavirus different from previous epidemics, the extraordinary mix of challenges…
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HCA Healthcare Celebrates Patient Safety Awareness Week

Happy Patient Safety Awareness Week 2020! Patient Safety Awareness Week, celebrated March 8 – 14, is a time that we pause to recognize HCA Healthcare’s highly connected and coordinated culture of safety. Learn more below… Each year, HCA Healthcare partners with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) on its “United for Patient Safety” campaign and…
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HCA Healthcare heals tiny hearts through hope, cutting-edge treatment

Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week is observed annually from February 7-14. Heart defects are the nation’s leading birth defect, affecting nearly 40,000 babies born each year. Thanks to advances in healthcare and the ingenuity of talented physicians, children born with congenital heart defects (CHDs) can go on to live full and healthy lives. This week…
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