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2020 Crush the Crisis events: HCA Healthcare collects 13,523 pounds of unused, expired medication

HCA Healthcare remains committed to curbing opioid misuse and addiction in the communities we serve. This year, we hosted our second annual “Crush the Crisis” opioid take back day in order to provide a way for safe disposal of unused and unwanted prescription medication. As a result, our facilities collected a record breaking amount of…
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HCA Healthcare’s Dr. Perlin discusses COVID-19 with Modern Healthcare

Dr. Jonathan Perlin, HCA Healthcare’s chief medical officer and president of clinical operations, recently sat down with Modern Healthcare as part of its “The Check Up” series, to drill down on HCA Healthcare’s unique approach to navigating the pandemic, lessons learned and opportunities to rebuild and improve care. “We’ve learned how to take care of…
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Prevention and problem solving: in coronavirus fight, HCA Healthcare pharmacists emerge heroes

Pharmacists are well known to support patients with medication adherence, general wellness and chronic disease management. In addition to medication dispensing, verification, effectiveness and safety – during the global pandemic – HCA Healthcare pharmacists have gone above and beyond to deliver exceptional healthcare. As we celebrate National Pharmacy Week, Dr. Karla Miller, HCA Healthcare’s chief…
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Crush the Crisis: HCA Healthcare hosts second annual national opioid take back day

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, so does the nation’s opioid epidemic. To curb opioid misuse and addiction in our communities, HCA Healthcare is hosting our second annual national “Crush the Crisis” opioid take back day, which provides communities with an opportunity for safe disposal of unused and unwanted medications. Find out more below… HCA Healthcare has announced…
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HCA Healthcare hosts CMS Administrator Verma, health leaders for discussion on advancing kidney health

On Friday, September 18, HCA Healthcare hosted Seema Verma, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator and White House Coronavirus Task Force member, as well as representatives of several kidney health organizations in Nashville, Tenn. to discuss kidney care transformation. Dr. Jonathan Perlin, HCA Healthcare’s clinical operations group president and chief medical officer, led…
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