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LEED-ing the Way

Groundbreaking, environmentally friendly facilities opening in Virginia For some companies, being environmentally friendly means adding a few recycling bins throughout the building, and turning off lights in empty rooms. HCA is taking much larger steps at two Virginia facilities, with changes that will keep the company at the forefront of sustainability. The first is West…
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Reducing a Patient’s Exposure to Radiation – Our Radiation Right Program

The use of diagnostic imaging like CT and PET scans is an essential part of modern medicine for both diagnosis and treatment. Radiation, when delivered in the right dose, can be very effective. A CT scan, for example, can help doctors see cross-sectional images of the patient’s bones and soft tissues and reveal internal bleeding,…
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Making Hospital Rooms Quieter

Picture this. You’re sitting on your back patio with a few friends on a warm summer night. Everyone is talking and enjoying their time together. Then it happens. You didn’t really notice it before but you definitely notice now that it’s gone. I’m talking, of course, about that moment when the air conditioning unit cuts…
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Menorah Medical Center Serves Up Dining On Call

Overland Park, KS If you’re looking for pudding in a cup at Menorah Medical Center, you’re out of luck. And the same goes for lumpy mashed potatoes, canned fruit and other hospital food of yore. Thanks to Dining On Call, the hospital’s innovative food choice and delivery program, patients customize their meals from many different…
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