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Surprise tribute for HCA co-founder, Dr. Tommy Frist Jr.

The HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction is a special ceremony held annually in Nashville to honor recipients of the Frist Humanitarian award, the HCA Innovators award and the HCA Excellence in Nursing award. These men and women represent the best of HCA Healthcare. Dr. Tommy Frist Jr., HCA’s co-founder, calls the ceremony the most important…
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HCA-affiliate nurse saves kid in hot car; honored by United States Coast Guard

Trident Medical Center’s Deleah Pickler, BSN, RN, CNOR, recently found her medical training and instincts put to the test when she received an alert on her neighborhood Facebook page about a missing three-year-old boy.  Pickler, who has two children, walked down the sidewalk of her home searching for the child and soon heard sounds coming…
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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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First-grade teacher becomes a nurse at hospital that successfully treated cancer

Ashley Moore, a 31-year old former cancer patient at Medical City Plano and bone marrow transplant patient at Medical City Dallas has turned her own health experience into a commitment to care for others. After being diagnosed and treated for stage three non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at the HCA Healthcare North Texas affiliates, the first-grade teacher, wife…
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Celebrating 50 years by getting to know the people of HCA

When Cindy Borum, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, began her career at HCA Healthcare 25 years ago, she was unaware of the life-long relationships she would form with mentors, colleagues and patients. Cindy’s connection to HCA spans back a few years before she started working here. During her time at Vanderbilt University’s School of Nursing, she completed…
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Caregivers help grant terminally ill patient’s wish to be baptized

Elise Manning, director of therapy services at LewisGale Medical Center in Salem, Va., said “there wasn’t a dry eye in the room,” after honoring a patient’s wish to be baptized before entering hospice care at his home. Manning and her team had treated the patient since May 28, when his body began to decline and…
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