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HCA Healthcare and The Jason Foundation strengthen youth suicide prevention efforts

As Suicide Prevention Awareness Month comes to a close, HCA Healthcare sat down with The Jason Foundation to offer perspective on the youth suicide epidemic. Read on, join the conversation and help raise awareness on suicide prevention. On July 16, 1997, Clark Flatt’s world was turned upside down. His 16 year-old son, Jason, committed suicide.…
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100 Deadliest Days: why your teenager is most at risk

We’re in the midst of summer 2019, synonymous with heat waves, swimming pools and the song of the season: “Old Town Road”. But did you know that hitting the road this summer can put your teenager in grave danger? During the summer, hospitals nationwide see an uptick in emergency room visits with car accidents involving…
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Honoring a lab legend: 50 years of committed care

While the world celebrated the 50-year anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11 and its historic journey to the moon this week, HCA Healthcare recognized a golden milestone of its own. Keila Pousen recently marked 50 years with HCA Healthcare and its affiliate Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC)! According to the U.S. Bureau of…
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HCA Healthcare’s Summer Survival Guide

The sun’s out…and that means the doctor is in! As the temperatures sizzle and the days get longer, HCA Healthcare hospitals see a spike in emergency room visits during the summer months. In healthcare, the three-month period following spring is often referred to as “trauma season”. Summertime encourages most to get outside and participate in…
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Getting results – HCA Healthcare honors lab professionals

April 21 – 27, 2019 is marked as Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, an annual celebration of lab workers who play a vital role in health care and patient advocacy. Unsung heroes of patient diagnoses When you think about the many faces of healthcare, your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, or other frontline care providers likely come to…
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Recipients revealed: HCA Healthcare’s Unit of Distinction Ceremony

Across HCA Healthcare, nurses represent our largest colleague group, with 94,000 men and women inspiring hope and delivering compassionate patient care every single day. For the fourth consecutive year, in a ceremony that was broadcast live across HCA Healthcare, we honored and celebrated 65 nursing units with the fourth annual HCA Healthcare Unit of Distinction…
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