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HCA Healthcare responds to stroke 30% faster than the national standard

Stroke is one of the most time-sensitive conditions in all of medicine. Fast treatment is crucial to saving a life. Every minute counts. The quicker a stroke is recognized and the quicker a patient gets treatment, long-term brain damage and/or death can potentially be avoided. Read on to learn about HCA Healthcare’s endeavors to improve…
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HCA Healthcare harnesses health IT to combat the opioid crisis

HCA Healthcare is investing in technology that helps physicians monitor narcotic prescribing to improve the way opioids are prescribed, while ensuring that patients have access to safe, effective pain management. Read on to find out how our scale and skill allows us to harness the power of data to improve more lives across the United…
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HCA Healthcare experts urge: it’s time to give the flu vaccine another shot

It’s a season just like winter, spring, summer and fall. However, unlike the four seasons, this is one we don’t look forward to: flu season. During the 2018-2019 flu season, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates 42.9 million cases of flu, resulting in up to 647,000 hospitalizations and up to 61,200 flu-related deaths. “Flu…
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The nation’s opioid epidemic and HCA Healthcare’s commitment to “Crush the Crisis”

A learning health system, HCA Healthcare is harnessing powerful data-driven tools to curb the tide of the opioid crisis. We seek to raise the bar higher, not just for ourselves, but for communities everywhere affected by opioids. Find out more here… We’re proud to announce our first national “Crush the Crisis” opioid take back day.…
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Man Up! HCA Healthcare experts reveal 20 men’s health secrets…

It’s Men’s Health Month, so this edition of HCA Today is all about the guys. As we close out this important observance, HCA Healthcare leaders encourage men to rise above these worrying men’s health statistics. On average Women are more likely than men to seek out health care. 81% of men remember the make and…
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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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