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Tiny, life-saving device gives big hope to HCA Healthcare heart failure patients

HCA Healthcare affiliate Austin Heart is the second highest enrolling research site in the nation for a trial of a new technology that helps improve the quality of life for heart failure patients. The pioneering system is called CardioMEMS and it allows caregivers in the Texas-based physician practice to monitor patients remotely through a sensor…
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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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Investing in our nurses: HCA Healthcare picks up Galen College of Nursing

HCA Healthcare continues investing in nurses, obtains majority ownership in nursing school In a continuation of our focus on nurses and nursing education, we are pleased to announce HCA Healthcare has become the majority owner of Galen College of Nursing, one of the largest educators of nurses in the nation. The innovative strategic partnership brings…
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The truth about eating disorders

It’s a debilitating illness that affects an estimated 30 million Americans each year. The disease does not discriminate, crossing all genders, socio-economic classes, cultures, races and religions. Sadly, every 62 minutes someone dies as a direct result. Yet, 70 percent of people affected don’t seek treatment. “It” is an eating disorder. And chances are, you…
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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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Fact vs. Fiction: Viral tweets prompt discussion on heart attacks in women

Anyone would realize they were suffering from a heart attack, right? Not necessarily. One woman posted a now-viral thread on Twitter about her heart attack, the symptoms she missed and her story of survival. The Twitter user, who goes by @gwheezie, wrote on the social media platform: “I want to warn women our heart attacks…
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