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Honoring a lab legend: 50 years of committed care

While the world celebrated the 50-year anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11 and its historic journey to the moon this week, HCA Healthcare recognized a golden milestone of its own. Keila Pousen recently marked 50 years with HCA Healthcare and its affiliate Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC)! According to the U.S. Bureau of…
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Perlin and Englebright named to national ‘most influential’ list

HCA Healthcare has a diverse team of healthcare professionals – including physicians, nurses, data scientists and researchers – all working together to improve more lives in more ways. As one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, our scale systemically supports learning and healthcare transformation across 184 hospitals and 2,000 sites of care. We…
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HCA Healthcare recognizes National Nursing Assistants Week

Danielle Hull’s career choice is one of passion. The physical demands and grueling schedule certainly isn’t the reason she has served in the role for 10 years. Instead, she holds down the challenging and rewarding job of a patient care technician because it’s a calling – “to serve others with your gifts of compassion”. As…
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Patient Experience Week: Raising the bar for patient care

Happy Patient Experience Week!  In 2014, The Beryl Institute officially launched Patient Experience (PX) Week to celebrate healthcare staff making an impact on the patient’s experience every day. The annual celebration is an intentional recognition of the accomplishments of the people who work to deliver the care and support that patients deserve and expect. At…
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Former ER charge nurse remembers Columbine – 20 years later

For those old enough to remember, April 20,1999 is a day in history that many wish to forget. Or better yet, long to turn back the hands of time and prevent the unimaginable heartache to follow. Now, 20 years later, we need only say one word to evoke the weight of the tragedy and its…
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Patient Spotlight: 91-year-old regains rhythm after robotic spine surgery

They say dancing keeps you young. Well, we can all take a lesson from 91-year-old spinal surgery patient, Julia Tourtellotte. The vivacious great-great-grandmother recently showed off her moves to an enthusiastic crowd at HCA Healthcare Charleston-based affiliate Trident Medical Center. And they were electric. Tourtellotte educated her physician, neurosurgeon Dr. Sabino DAgostino, on the art…
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