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Nurturing next-gen nurses: HCA Healthcare gains Galen College of Nursing

Join us in welcoming Galen College of Nursing to our HCA Healthcare family! Moving our nursing agenda forward, we are pleased to announce HCA Healthcare has acquired majority ownership of Galen College of Nursing, one of the largest educators of nurses in the United States. HCA Healthcare and Galen will work together to provide access…
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HCA Healthcare’s ‘top 10’ stories of 2019 are…

As 2019 comes to a close, we’re taking a walk down memory lane to remind us of what captivated our attention this year… Across HCA Healthcare’s 184 hospitals and more than 2,000 sites of care, 2019 was filled with medical breakthroughs, stories demonstrating the power of scale in health care delivery and heartwarming accounts of…
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HCA Healthcare cardiologist: avoid holiday heart this New Year’s Eve

The period between Christmas and New Year’s Day is often filled with parties, holiday treats and cheer. For some, this period can also trigger heart problems and lead to heart attacks. Don’t fall victim to “holiday heart syndrome” by learning more below… A study released last year showed that the risk of heart attacks increases…
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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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HCA Healthcare responds to stroke 30% faster than the national standard

Stroke is one of the most time-sensitive conditions in all of medicine. Fast treatment is crucial to saving a life. Every minute counts. The quicker a stroke is recognized and the quicker a patient gets treatment, long-term brain damage and/or death can potentially be avoided. Read on to learn about HCA Healthcare’s endeavors to improve…
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‘The heartbeat of the hospital’: meet viral HCA Healthcare nurse Caty Nixon

Nurses, like HCA Healthcare labor and delivery nurse Caty Nixon, are our differentiator. They make the greatest single contribution to our patients’ experiences. “Nurses are called to care,” says Jane Englebright, senior vice president and chief nurse executive for HCA Healthcare. “Helping others is part of our very nature, and we take pride in the…
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