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Preparing for the Great American Eclipse

As much of the United States is getting ready for the total solar eclipse on August 21, HCA-affiliated hospitals along the path of totality are preparing too. HCA Today talked with Michael Wargo, assistant vice president for preparedness and response from the company’s Enterprise Preparedness and Emergency Operations department to learn more about how hospitals…
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Code Ready: Recognizing National Preparedness Month

September is known for the change of seasons, back to school and football.  It is also National Preparedness Month.  Since its inception in 2004, National Preparedness Month is the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) annual outreach to strengthen our country’s resilience to disasters.  As a healthcare company, we have a duty to make sure that…
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How Two TriStar Hospitals Became StormReady

Hospitals achieve StormReady designations from the National Weather Service After a major weather event, a hospital is where local residents head to get injuries treated. That’s as it should be, but two HCA hospitals are working to be the place where the community goes before the weather turns serious as well. TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center…
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