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Exemplary nursing practice across HCA

There are many words used to describe the excellent patient care and committed nurses found on units across HCA Healthcare—family, committed, exemplary, team, compassion, cohesive, phenomenal and amazing. HCA is proud to celebrate its third annual Unit of Distinction ceremony, recognizing the nursing teams inside affiliate hospitals that display exemplary performance. HCA nursing executives recognized…
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‘My father’s dream became my dream’: Surgeon on medicine, remembering the Holocaust

When Manuel Porth, MD, immigrated to the United States at nine-years-old, his father, Moshe Porth – a holocaust survivor – had one dream for his life: to become a doctor. Nearly 70 years later, Dr. Porth is a pioneer in the field of orthopedic medicine at University Hospital and Medical Center and Northwest Medical Center…
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HCA Heroes: Employee turns eyes towards Puerto Rico

“For me, this is personal,” says Josue Quinones of Hurricane Maria that devastated Puerto Rico in September and, nearly three months later, has millions of the U.S. territory’s residents – including his family – still recovering. The senior director for performance improvement in HCA’s East Florida Division is originally from Puerto Rico, as is his…
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Wounded Warrior Brian Sellers Continues Service at North Florida Regional

Brian Sellers is a Registered Nurse in the ER at North Florida Regional Hospital. Before his time at North Florida, Brian served our country overseas in the Middle East. During his service, Brian was injured by a large explosion that left him unable to speak. Luckily, he received immediate attention and eventually made a full…
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