Bayonet Point Hurricane Evacuation
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Bayonet Point’s hurricane evacuation showcases strong teamwork and patient care

When Hurricane Hermine hit southern Florida on Aug. 31, 2016, the physicians and staff at Bayonet Point Regional Medical Center, just north of Tampa, Fla., did what they always do: provide outstanding patient care, even in the most challenging of circumstances. Although the facility was ready for any hurricane-related inci-dents and had an evacuation plan…
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Meet the 2016 HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction Recipients

Meet the 2016 HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction Recipients HCA Healthcare today presented the 2016 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. “The HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction…
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HCA Client Experience Shoot surrogacy
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Celebrating First-time Dads on Father’s Day

As we honor fathers this Father’s Day, HCA Healthcare brings you the story of two dads who became first-time fathers with the help of HCA-affiliate Wesley Medical Center (WMC). David Rosales and Eli Diamond spent three agonizing years in the surrogacy process, overcoming obstacles and waiting patiently for the opportunity to become parents. So, when…
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bedside wedding fathers day
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Bedside Wedding Held for Hospitalized Father of the Bride

Dan Hopwood got an early Father’s Day gift at HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare, this month. After a life-threatening infection landed the 59-year-old in the Denver hospital days before his daughter’s wedding, a group of nurses planned a bedside ceremony so he could take part in her special day. “When I…
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National EMS Week: Parkridge West Paramedic Recognized for Life-Saving Action

Emergency medical professionals say there is no such thing as a typical day at work. Whether in a local hospital emergency room or in the field, each medical emergency is unique to the individual who experiences it as well as the person responding to the call for assistance. But for 25-year-old Nick Harris, now a…
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