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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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‘Gamer’ technology helps Sarah Cannon detect lung cancer at earlier stages

The newest technology in the hands of HCA Healthcare physicians is the same tool in the hands of video gamers across the world: an Xbox controller. Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Health has introduced a device that uses video game schematics to save the lives of patients through early detection. TriStar Health was one…
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COVID-19: Infectious disease specialist weighs in on safely celebrating the holidays

As we near the end of 2020, it’s probably safe to say that we could all use some holiday cheer. But with the number of COVID-19 cases on the rise throughout the country, it’s important to remain vigilant. While it might be hard to hear, that means the way we celebrate the holidays this year…
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Crush the Crisis: HCA Healthcare hosts second annual national opioid take back day

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, so does the nation’s opioid epidemic. To curb opioid misuse and addiction in our communities, HCA Healthcare is hosting our second annual national “Crush the Crisis” opioid take back day, which provides communities with an opportunity for safe disposal of unused and unwanted medications. Find out more below… HCA Healthcare has announced…
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