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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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Recipients revealed: HCA Healthcare’s Unit of Distinction Ceremony

Across HCA Healthcare, nurses represent our largest colleague group, with 94,000 men and women inspiring hope and delivering compassionate patient care every single day. For the fourth consecutive year, in a ceremony that was broadcast live across HCA Healthcare, we honored and celebrated 65 nursing units with the fourth annual HCA Healthcare Unit of Distinction…
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Podcast: HCA Healthcare’s investment in the next generation of physicians

In honor of National Doctors’ Day, we want to acknowledge the physicians across HCA Healthcare and around the nation for their contribution to patients and communities. As Dr. Michael Cuffe, president of HCA Healthcare’s Physician Services Group has said: “being a physician means being a servant first.” And the anticipated physician shortage looming for the United…
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HCA Hope Fund announces record-breaking $50 million in assistance

We are pleased to announce that last week the HCA Hope Fund – our employee-run 501(c)(3) charity – reached a historic milestone: $50 million in assistance to our colleagues in need. “We’re thrilled to celebrate this new record of colleagues helping colleagues,” said John Steele, senior vice president and chief human resource officer at HCA…
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Saluting HCA Healthcare’s Certified Nurses

Happy Certified Nurses Day!  On March 19 each year, it is a privilege to honor our HCA Healthcare nursing colleagues who have demonstrated advanced skill, knowledge and practice by earning a professional certification in complex nursing care specialties. Jimmy Hall, the senior director of clinical education programs with HCA Healthcare’s Center for Clinical Advancement and…
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