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Hope is here: COVID-19 vaccine arrives at HCA Healthcare facilities

When COVID-19 arrived in the United States earlier this year, it forever changed our lives. Healthcare workers on the front lines quickly proved themselves heroes and demonstrated their resilience time and again, even while coping with unprecedented scale and precarious personal circumstances. Nine months later, hope is finally here. HCA Healthcare colleagues began receiving the…
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2020 Crush the Crisis events: HCA Healthcare collects 13,523 pounds of unused, expired medication

HCA Healthcare remains committed to curbing opioid misuse and addiction in the communities we serve. This year, we hosted our second annual “Crush the Crisis” opioid take back day in order to provide a way for safe disposal of unused and unwanted prescription medication. As a result, our facilities collected a record breaking amount of…
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‘Gamer’ technology helps Sarah Cannon detect lung cancer at earlier stages

The newest technology in the hands of HCA Healthcare physicians is the same tool in the hands of video gamers across the world: an Xbox controller. Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Health has introduced a device that uses video game schematics to save the lives of patients through early detection. TriStar Health was one…
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COVID-19: Infectious disease specialist weighs in on safely celebrating the holidays

As we near the end of 2020, it’s probably safe to say that we could all use some holiday cheer. But with the number of COVID-19 cases on the rise throughout the country, it’s important to remain vigilant. While it might be hard to hear, that means the way we celebrate the holidays this year…
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HCA Healthcare techies jump start ‘season of giving’ with 2020 hackathon

Through our partnerships with national organizations, workplace giving initiatives, grants to nonprofits and the volunteer efforts of our colleagues, HCA Healthcare is continuously seeking new ways to build stronger communities. Amid the challenges of COVID-19, a group of inspiring HCA Healthcare colleagues linked arms with fellow do-gooders in the first-ever virtual Hack for the Community…
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HCA Healthcare experts urge flu vaccine to help avoid ‘twindemic’

The 2020-2021 flu season is here, and HCA Healthcare experts continue to urge the public to take action to protect themselves and others. With the looming threat of flu season colliding with the COVID-19 pandemic, learn why the flu shot is critically important this year and what vaccine options are available… twindemic [ twin-dem-ik ]…
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