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HCA hospital earns emergency department award from national nursing group

HCA Healthcare is proud to announce affiliate Swedish Medical Center’s Emergency Department as a recipient of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Lantern Award in 2018. Swedish, located in Denver, Colorado, is one of only 19 hospitals in the U.S. to earn this prestigious honor. The Lantern Award “recognizes emergency departments that demonstrate exceptional and innovative…
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The Future of Clinical Education is Simulation

Today marks a milestone at HCA Healthcare. Its TriStar Division in Nashville celebrates the one-year anniversary of its first-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art simulation learning center (SLC) for nurses. The simulation learning center replicates real-life scenarios nurses may experience at the hospital bedside, allowing them to perfect clinical practice without patient risk. “Our nurses appreciate the benefits of continued education…
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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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On Doctors’ Day – Meet Dr. Chris Ott

Every year on March 30, we honor physicians for the service they provide to patients and their communities. To celebrate, Dr. Christopher Ott, HCA Physician Services Group’s chief medical officer, shares his healthcare career journey and experience growing and thriving in a complex and evolving industry. Chris welcomes change and new perspectives. In fact, it’s…
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Celebrating certified nurses

By: Dr. Sammie Mosier, RN, DHA, MA, BSN, NE-BC, CMSRN, BC, Vice President and Assistant Chief Nurse Executive and Ann Hatcher, MBA, Vice President Human Resources – Nursing Services Happy Certified Nurses Day! Today, we celebrate HCA Healthcare affiliate nurses who have gone a step further to achieve specialty certifications and enhance their professional practices. The…
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