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HCA Hero: ER nurse donates liver to child she never met

National Nurses Week makes now a better time than ever to shine a light on extraordinary acts of care provided by nurses. Pamela Assid, an emergency room nurse at HealthONE’s Sky Ridge Medical Center, demonstrated courage, kindness and compassionate care earlier this year when she saved a 7-year-old’s life by donating her liver. “Pam is…
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Trauma nurse discusses Vegas response on Headline News

Julie Huizinga, a trauma nurse at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center, remembers exactly where she was on Oct. 1, 2017 – the night the Route 91 Harvest Festival turned tragic in Las Vegas. Having been through a mass casualty event in her home state of Alabama following a tornado, Huizinga says that the night itself,…
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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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Star honored during yearlong HCA 50th celebration

Star Sellers has history with TriStar Centennial Medical Center, HCA Healthcare’s earliest hospital in Nashville. It was where her grandmother was treated, back when it was known as Park View Hospital; it was this hospital’s caregivers that tended to her beloved father and grandfather before they passed away; and it was the place her mother…
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Nurses bring prom to hospital for dad-daughter dance

“Dances are something the whole Moran family gets into, especially senior prom,” said Jenn Moran, whose husband, Dan, was hospitalized before their youngest daughter, Mady’s, big night. “This year, one really important person couldn’t be there to watch Mady leave for the dance or embarrass her at pictures with the neighborhood.” Dan Moran was admitted…
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24-year-old bounces back after traumatic brain injury

“All he did was put me back together,” 24-year-old Andrew Miller told The Florida Times-Union of neurosurgeon Stephen Scibelli, MD, of Memorial Hospital. Miller spent more than a month in the intensive care unit (ICU) at the HCA Healthcare affiliate in Jacksonville, after he suffered a traumatic brain injury due to a motorcycle crash last…
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