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HCA Healthcare discusses innovative efforts to expand ICU capacity

HCA Healthcare’s Dr. Michael Schlosser, National Group chief medical officer and vice president of clinical excellence and surgical services, discusses innovative modeling aimed at increasing intensive care unit (ICU) capacity during COVID-19. We’ve all seen the graph that illustrates the importance of “flattening the curve.” The graph contains two curves – a tall, sharp curve…
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COVID-19 FAH Podcast: Dr. Perlin discusses HCA Healthcare’s advantage of scale

Jonathan Perlin, M.D., Ph.D., president of clinical services and chief medical officer at HCA Healthcare, recently joined the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) podcast “Hospitals in Focus” with Chip Kahn to discuss coronavirus and its impact on hospitals across the country. Dr. Perlin’s conversation with Kahn details what makes the coronavirus different from previous epidemics, the extraordinary mix of challenges…
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Celebrating HCA Healthcare’s Certified Nurses

Certified Nurses Day occurs every March 19, celebrating the birthday of Dr. Margretta “Gretta” Madden Styles, RN, EdD, FAAN, a visionary nursing leader and scholar. At HCA Healthcare, it’s a day to recognize our nurses who have gone above and beyond to further their education to improve more lives. It is a privilege to honor…
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COVID-19 preparedness is key: keeping patients, colleagues and visitors safe

Jane Englebright, senior vice president and chief nurse executive for HCA Healthcare, sheds light on coronavirus (COVID-19) preparedness efforts.  COVID-19, or the coronavirus, continues to make news around the world, and hospitals across the country have been preparing for several weeks. For HCA Healthcare, preparing for coronavirus means protecting and supporting our nurses and other…
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Tennessee tornado relief: HCA Healthcare and the HCA Healthcare Foundation to contribute up to $1 million

On March 3, 2020, devastating tornadoes with winds up to 175 mph tore through HCA Healthcare’s hometown of Nashville and surrounding areas in Middle Tennessee. In the wake of massive destruction, HCA Healthcare stands strong with our city and is donating up to $1 million dollars to help heal the community we call home. Before…
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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. “It” is an eating disorder. And chances are, you or a loved one have been directly or indirectly…
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