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National Physicians Week & Doctors’ Day 2021: a letter of gratitude to physicians across HCA Healthcare

Every day, 47,000 active and affiliated physicians across HCA Healthcare display courage and skill in our 185 hospitals and 2,000 sites of care. Amid the global pandemic, the response efforts of physicians across our organization has been truly extraordinary. In recognition of National Physicians Week and National Doctors’ Day 2021, Sam Hazen, chief executive officer…
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Guest column: a COVID-19 nurse shares her story

Throughout COVID-19, HCA Healthcare’s approximately 98,000 nurses have displayed courage, compassion and commitment to their patients, communities and each other. These vital healthcare workers have consistently shown their resilience, stacked up against seemingly unsurmountable odds. In a guest column, HCA Healthcare nurse Kirsten Tracy shares her unfiltered experience on the front lines of the pandemic…
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Black History Month 2021: healthcare workers honor the past, ignite change for the future

At HCA Healthcare, we believe excellence in healthcare starts with a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and each other. Each year, we honor Black History Month throughout February as a time to celebrate the achievements made by Black Americans and recognize their central role in U.S. history. We’re also amplifying the…
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‘Science matters to all of us’: the facts about the COVID-19 vaccine

For many Americans, trust in the COVID-19 vaccine does not come easy and reluctance amongst the Black community to get vaccinated is even more prevalent. This compelled 60 Black members of the National Academy of Medicine to pen a February New York Times op-ed to make the case that all Black Americans should get vaccinated…
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HCA Healthcare named a 2021 World’s Most Ethical Company

HCA Healthcare has been recognized for the 11th time by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies. HCA Healthcare is one of only seven honorees in the Healthcare Providers category. “We are honored to again be recognized as a World’s Most Ethical…
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The COVID-19 vaccine: what you need to know

If you have questions about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine, you’re not alone. It’s normal to have questions, especially with so many rumors and theories percolating on social media. Dr. Jonathan Perlin, president, clinical operations group, and chief medical officer of HCA Healthcare addresses common vaccine misconceptions and myths below… The COVID-19…
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