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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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A peek behind the scenes: HCA Healthcare’s supply chain

Over the past 20 years, HCA Healthcare’s supply chain has continually evolved to meet the needs of our caregivers and patients. Our supply chain is a complex, multi-functional service committed to delivering value and results that improve the patient experience. Read on for a peek behind the scenes… Bandages and bed linens, cleaning supplies and…
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HCA Healthcare welcomes record class of 1,453 residents and fellows

Four years ago, HCA Healthcare began a journey to tackle the U.S. physician shortage head-on by directly training the next generation of practicing doctors. We began by building a network of new graduate medical education (GME) training programs, where newly-minted doctors could complete their medical training and most importantly, take great care of our patients.…
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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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