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Caregivers pay respect to organ donor in first-ever Honor Walk

A solemn tribute was held Tuesday at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, as more than 100 caregivers and staff members held its first-ever Honor Walk to pay their respects to an organ donor for giving the gift of life. Physicians, nurses, support staff and volunteers all lined the hallway to honor the organ donor as the…
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Making a difference through 50 days of service

HCA Healthcare colleagues know that availability of resources to meet daily needs, such as safe housing and food, are social determinants of health. As part of our 50th-anniversary celebration, HCA caregivers and staff across the country have partnered with Meals on Wheels, community gardens, shelters, and food banks to provide food to meet the needs…
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‘The storm was an equalizer’: Leaders share how colleagues united following Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael, which made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, on Oct. 10, is estimated to be the third most intense hurricane to strike the U.S. In response, HCA Healthcare donated $1 million to the Red Cross and immediately sent food, water, supplies, and other resources to assist its colleagues in nearby Panama City and Tallahassee,…
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50 Voices of HCA Healthcare

What better way to record the legacy of HCA Healthcare and commemorate the 50th anniversary than through the stories and perspectives shared by fellow colleagues in a timeless collection of interviews entitled 50 Voices of HCA Healthcare. Perhaps Dr. Karl VanDevender, the personal physician to founder Dr. Frist, Sr., says it best in the opening pages…
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Medical student on rotation at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center helps reunite family after Hurricane Michael

During and after Hurricane Michael, it was “trial by fire” for Nick McDonald, a third-year medical student at the Via College of Osteopathic Medicine at Auburn University, who is also completing a rotation at HCA Healthcare affiliate Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. The U.S. Army veteran, who had never experienced a natural disaster as a…
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‘I was grateful she would be safe’: First NICU baby evacuated from Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center

Patient safety is always top of mind for Lindsey Bruce. It’s her job as a regulatory compliance coordinator at HCA Healthcare affiliate Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center in Panama City, Florida. And as the threat of Hurricane Michael loomed on the Florida Panhandle, Bruce didn’t hesitate to allow the transfer of her one-day-old, premature daughter…
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