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Podcast: HCA Healthcare’s investment in the next generation of physicians

In honor of National Doctors’ Day, we want to acknowledge the physicians across HCA Healthcare and around the nation for their contribution to patients and communities. As Dr. Michael Cuffe, president of HCA Healthcare’s Physician Services Group has said: “being a physician means being a servant first.” And the anticipated physician shortage looming for the United…
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HCA Hope Fund announces record-breaking $50 million in assistance

We are pleased to announce that last week the HCA Hope Fund – our employee-run 501(c)(3) charity – reached a historic milestone: $50 million in assistance to our colleagues in need. “We’re thrilled to celebrate this new record of colleagues helping colleagues,” said John Steele, senior vice president and chief human resource officer at HCA…
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Breast cancer breakthrough: Sarah Cannon discusses newly FDA-approved immunotherapy

Spring brings new hope and new beginnings, and for breakthroughs in cancer treatment, this season is off to a promising start. Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first-ever immunotherapy (atezolizumab), in combination with chemotherapy, for the treatment of breast cancer. “Immunotherapy is a drug that we’ve been using in…
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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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