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A miracle off the court: HCA Healthcare physician performs life-saving heart procedure on former Harlem Globetrotter

Jay Middleton, a former Harlem Globetrotter, was rushed to the emergency room (ER) at affiliate Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio, Texas after experiencing severe pain and chest pressure. HCA Healthcare physician, Dr. Kim de la Cruz, knew time was of the essence and swiftly performed a complex surgery to repair Jay’s aortic dissection, which ultimately…
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HCA Healthcare physicians work together to combat COVID-19

Even though our campuses may look different during this time, our mission remains the same: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. The COVID-19 pandemic has stretched us in ways we couldn’t imagine – and, has presented our physicians and caregivers with unique opportunities to care and serve.…
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Confronting the transplant crisis: HCA Healthcare leads nation in live donor kidney transplants

While COVID-19 has posed unique challenges for organ procurement and transplantation, HCA Healthcare’s transplant centers have spent the past few months using their collaborative culture to improve more lives in more ways. This dedication is not new. Over the years, the immense experience of our transplant teams has led to survival and a better quality…
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HCA Healthcare Celebrates Patient Safety Awareness Week

Happy Patient Safety Awareness Week 2020! Patient Safety Awareness Week, celebrated March 8 – 14, is a time that we pause to recognize HCA Healthcare’s highly connected and coordinated culture of safety. Learn more below… Each year, HCA Healthcare partners with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) on its “United for Patient Safety” campaign and…
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Saluting HCA Healthcare’s Certified Nurses

Happy Certified Nurses Day!  On March 19 each year, it is a privilege to honor our HCA Healthcare nursing colleagues who have demonstrated advanced skill, knowledge and practice by earning a professional certification in complex nursing care specialties. Jimmy Hall, the senior director of clinical education programs with HCA Healthcare’s Center for Clinical Advancement and…
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The gift of life: HCA Healthcare leads nation in live donor kidney transplants

HCA Healthcare is honored to celebrate the gift of life. Thanks to our incredible multi-hospital collaboration, altruistic donors, and forward-thinking transplant physicians, HCA Healthcare led the nation in 2018, performing more live donor kidney transplants than any other hospital system in the country. Led by industry leader Dr. Adam Bingaman, the organization’s medical director of…
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