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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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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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