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HCA Healthcare psychiatrist: how to handle your grief during the holidays

The holidays should be a time of tremendous joy. But when you’ve experienced a loss—especially if that loss is recent—the season can bring painful feelings of sorrow to the surface. Below, a psychiatrist with HCA Healthcare offers strategies to get you through the “holiday blues”. Grief manifests differently in different people. It often accompanies the…
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The HCA Foundation awards nearly 800 scholarships

At HCA Healthcare, we take care of others while being there for each other. We’re proud to invest in areas that impact our colleagues’ personal lives, like the HCA Healthcare Scholars Program. Read on to learn more…  Nearly 800 students received higher education scholarships totaling $2.9 million through the HCA Healthcare Scholars Program for the…
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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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Time to press pause? Binge-watching may lead to blood clots, research says

Before you post up on the couch and click on your favorite HBO, Netflix or Amazon Prime series, you’ll want to read this. A vascular specialist weighs in on a recent study that may link binge-watching to blood clots… “Are you still watching?” You’ve probably seen this message when you’re several episodes into an addictive…
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The HCA Healthcare nurse behind the viral hurricane onesies

Earlier this month, dozens of HCA Healthcare affiliate hospitals in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas coordinated Hurricane Dorian emergency preparedness operations with our command center in Nashville, Tennessee. Affiliate Orange Park Medical Center found the silver lining of Hurricane Dorian in the six new lives that were welcomed into the world during the storm. The…
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Ready to serve: HCA Healthcare volunteers deliver smiles and comfort

Doris Wellner loves bringing smiles to people’s faces and offering them an encouraging word or comforting gesture. As a volunteer at affiliate Orange Park Medical Center in Orange Park, Florida, she gets to do just that. Wellner began volunteering at the hospital more than a decade ago. At the time, she was a new resident…
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