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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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HCA Healthcare Celebrates Patient Safety Awareness Week

Happy Patient Safety Awareness Week 2019! HCA Healthcare has been an industry leader in patient safety long before it was an established discipline. It is first and foundational for who we are as an organization and what we stand for – safe, high-quality, and efficient care that we’d want for ourselves, our families and our…
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10 HCA Healthcare hospitals ranked among nation’s top 100

We are proud to announce that 10 of the best-performing hospitals in the nation are a part of the HCA Healthcare family. IBM Watson Health published its 100 Top Hospitals annual study on Monday, identifying the top hospitals in the U.S. based on clinical, operational and patient satisfaction data. HCA Healthcare affiliate hospitals named to…
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Exemplary nursing practice across HCA

There are many words used to describe the excellent patient care and committed nurses found on units across HCA Healthcare—family, committed, exemplary, team, compassion, cohesive, phenomenal and amazing. HCA is proud to celebrate its third annual Unit of Distinction ceremony, recognizing the nursing teams inside affiliate hospitals that display exemplary performance. HCA nursing executives recognized…
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‘Hey, can we donate our kidneys?’: Altruistic donors give gift of life to strangers

HCA Healthcare’s Largo Medical Center recently celebrated a hospital milestone after performing its first-ever altruistic living kidney donor transplants and by introducing one of the donors and recipient on February 14 – Valentine’s Day and National Donor Day. This random act of kindness, also observed nationally this month, was provided by a Florida couple, Steve…
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