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COVID-19: Infectious disease specialist weighs in on safely celebrating the holidays

As we near the end of 2020, it’s probably safe to say that we could all use some holiday cheer. But with the number of COVID-19 cases on the rise throughout the country, it’s important to remain vigilant. While it might be hard to hear, that means the way we celebrate the holidays this year…
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HCA Healthcare experts urge flu vaccine to help avoid ‘twindemic’

The 2020-2021 flu season is here, and HCA Healthcare experts continue to urge the public to take action to protect themselves and others. With the looming threat of flu season colliding with the COVID-19 pandemic, learn why the flu shot is critically important this year and what vaccine options are available… twindemic [ twin-dem-ik ]…
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Service and sacrifice: HCA Healthcare veterans bring specialized skill sets to COVID-19 battle

This year November 11, Veterans Day, takes on additional significance, as we honor our HCA Healthcare colleagues who bring their incredible military training, specialized skill sets and preparation for battle to work each day as our organization continues the fight against the coronavirus. Some of our colleagues were deployed domestically to help during the early…
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HCA Healthcare colleagues team up to help ensure health, safety for final presidential debate

Less than two weeks ago, HCA Healthcare’s home town of Nashville, Tenn. saw President Trump and former Vice President Biden face off at Belmont University in the historic and final presidential debate of the 2020 election season. To host an event of this magnitude, in the midst of a global pandemic, took innovation, precision and…
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Scheduled procedures and surgeries during COVID-19: what to expect

Undergoing a scheduled procedure or surgery, such as a joint replacement, was already associated with a certain amount of stress before COVID-19. Now, during the pandemic, you may be experiencing new worries, wondering what it’s like to have surgery during COVID-19, and deciding whether you should go through with your procedure or postpone it a…
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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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