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Surprise tribute for HCA co-founder, Dr. Tommy Frist Jr.

The HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction is a special ceremony held annually in Nashville to honor recipients of the Frist Humanitarian award, the HCA Innovators award and the HCA Excellence in Nursing award. These men and women represent the best of HCA Healthcare. Dr. Tommy Frist Jr., HCA’s co-founder, calls the ceremony the most important…
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HCA Chief Medical Officer to serve on Congressional Advisory Commission

We are pleased to announce the recent appointment of Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, HCA Healthcare’s President of Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer, to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC). MedPAC is a nonpartisan agency that provides independent analysis and policy advice to the United States Congress on issues affecting the Medicare program. Congress…
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11 moments that made them proud to be a nurse

During National Nurses Week, we celebrate our nurses and recognize their commitment to delivering exceptional care every day. This year, as HCA Healthcare celebrates its 50th anniversary, we reflect on our nursing legacy; its deep roots and profound impact. Across HCA, our nursing community has grown to 87,000 strong, which includes more than 2,000 nurses…
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On Doctors’ Day – Meet Dr. Chris Ott

Every year on March 30, we honor physicians for the service they provide to patients and their communities. To celebrate, Dr. Christopher Ott, HCA Physician Services Group’s chief medical officer, shares his healthcare career journey and experience growing and thriving in a complex and evolving industry. Chris welcomes change and new perspectives. In fact, it’s…
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‘My father’s dream became my dream’: Surgeon on medicine, remembering the Holocaust

When Manuel Porth, MD, immigrated to the United States at nine-years-old, his father, Moshe Porth – a holocaust survivor – had one dream for his life: to become a doctor. Nearly 70 years later, Dr. Porth is a pioneer in the field of orthopedic medicine at University Hospital and Medical Center and Northwest Medical Center…
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