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Mission Moments: colleagues reflect on one-year anniversary of Tennessee tornadoes

This week marks one year since Middle Tennessee was hit with a deadly outbreak of seven tornadoes that left a 100-mile path of destruction from Nashville to Cookeville, Tennessee. In one of the strongest storms the country has seen in years, dozens of buildings were obliterated, 25 lives were lost and more than 300 were…
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U.S. cold snap: prevent, treat frostbite as dangerous winter weather grips the country

From Texas to Tennessee to New Hampshire, winter storms are moving across the United States this week bringing power outages, icy roads and historically low temperatures. As of Monday, February 15, 2021 more than 170 million Americans were under weather advisories with threats of snow, sleet and freezing rain. On Monday, our Medical City Healthcare…
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“Mighty Mack” reunites with her surgeon, brings awareness to congenital heart defects

Heart defects are the nation’s leading birth defect, affecting nearly 40,000 babies born each year. Thanks to advances in healthcare and the ingenuity of talented physicians, children born with congenital heart defects (CHDs) can go on to live full and healthy lives. Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week is observed annually from February 7-14, and this week…
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Focused ultrasound treatment relieves debilitating essential tremor for Virginia patient

10 million Americans are estimated to have essential tremor, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary shaking – generally of both hands, but also of the voice and head. The trembling can worsen with action or movement. After struggling with essential tremor for years, HCA Healthcare patient Lydia Willett is now able to eat, drink, write…
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HCA Healthcare invests in domestic production of PPE

While the pandemic has evolved, HCA Healthcare’s facilities have adapted with increased practices and precautions to protect clinicians and caregivers. Now, a new investment in the domestic production of personal protective equipment (PPE) furthers our commitment to helping the healthcare workforce retain the supplies they need to stay safe and able to care for patients…
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HCA Healthcare Hope Fund provides record $10.6M in assistance to help colleagues in 2020

When it comes to helping our colleagues, 2020 has been a truly historic year. A record $10.6 million in assistance has been provided to help struggling members of our HCA Healthcare family — more than any year in HCA Healthcare Hope Fund history. The HCA Healthcare Hope Fund, a 501(c)(3) charity, was stablished in 2005…
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