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Winter storms relief efforts: HCA Healthcare and its affiliated hospitals in Texas to contribute $250,000

Today, HCA Healthcare announced $250,000 in contributions on behalf of our organization and affiliated hospitals in Texas to support relief efforts by charitable organizations, including the American Red Cross, in several communities throughout the state affected by February’s winter storms. Texas is home to approximately 70,000 HCA Healthcare colleagues who work at the organization’s 46…
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HCA Healthcare patient inspired by Chadwick Boseman’s brave colon cancer fight

Each March, HCA Healthcare observes National Colorectal Awareness Month, dedicated to encouraging patients, survivors, and caregivers to share their stories, advocate for prevention, and inform others about the importance of early detection. The August 2020 passing of Hollywood actor Chadwick Boseman from colon cancer has further raised awareness of the disease. The late actor, only…
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Mission Moments: colleagues reflect on one-year anniversary of Tennessee tornadoes

This week marks one year since Middle Tennessee was hit with a deadly outbreak of seven tornadoes that left a 100-mile path of destruction from Nashville to Cookeville, Tennessee. In one of the strongest storms the country has seen in years, dozens of buildings were obliterated, 25 lives were lost and more than 300 were…
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Guest column: a COVID-19 nurse shares her story

Throughout COVID-19, HCA Healthcare’s approximately 98,000 nurses have displayed courage, compassion and commitment to their patients, communities and each other. These vital healthcare workers have consistently shown their resilience, stacked up against seemingly unsurmountable odds. In a guest column, HCA Healthcare nurse Kirsten Tracy shares her unfiltered experience on the front lines of the pandemic…
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Black History Month 2021: healthcare workers honor the past, ignite change for the future

At HCA Healthcare, we believe excellence in healthcare starts with a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and each other. Each year, we honor Black History Month throughout February as a time to celebrate the achievements made by Black Americans and recognize their central role in U.S. history. We’re also amplifying the…
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‘Science matters to all of us’: the facts about the COVID-19 vaccine

For many Americans, trust in the COVID-19 vaccine does not come easy and reluctance amongst the Black community to get vaccinated is even more prevalent. This compelled 60 Black members of the National Academy of Medicine to pen a February New York Times op-ed to make the case that all Black Americans should get vaccinated…
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