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COVID-19: The Lamp You Carry

As we celebrate Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday in 2020, I’ve thought about how proud she would be of HCA Healthcare’s nurses and our collective focus on advancing the practice of nursing. In fact, I’ve worked on a series of articles highlighting how many of our nursing strategic priorities follow her priorities for compassionate care.  Last…
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HCA Healthcare discusses innovative efforts to expand ICU capacity

HCA Healthcare’s Dr. Michael Schlosser, National Group chief medical officer and vice president of clinical excellence and surgical services, discusses innovative modeling aimed at increasing intensive care unit (ICU) capacity during COVID-19. We’ve all seen the graph that illustrates the importance of “flattening the curve.” The graph contains two curves – a tall, sharp curve…
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HCA Healthcare stands up universal masking

Jane Englebright, senior vice president and chief nurse executive for HCA Healthcare, details the determination of our organization to protect our workforce so that they, in turn, can continue to perform critical services for our patients. No battle plan survives first contact with the enemy. In an email to all 280,000 HCA Healthcare colleagues last…
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