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U.S. cold snap: prevent, treat frostbite as dangerous winter weather grips the country

From Texas to Tennessee to New Hampshire, winter storms are moving across the United States this week bringing power outages, icy roads and historically low temperatures. As of Monday, February 15, 2021 more than 170 million Americans were under weather advisories with threats of snow, sleet and freezing rain. On Monday, our Medical City Healthcare…
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HCA Healthcare experts: don’t delay necessary medical care during pandemic

The global pandemic has left many afraid to seek out emergency medical care for urgent health needs such as stroke and heart attack. HCA Healthcare experts urge that waiting too long to seek care can make the difference between life and death. Read on to find out what conditions warrant immediate attention plus learn about…
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HCA hospital earns emergency department award from national nursing group

HCA Healthcare is proud to announce affiliate Swedish Medical Center’s Emergency Department as a recipient of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Lantern Award in 2018. Swedish, located in Denver, Colorado, is one of only 19 hospitals in the U.S. to earn this prestigious honor. The Lantern Award “recognizes emergency departments that demonstrate exceptional and innovative…
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Doctor’s Note: Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tips from TriStar Centennial’s ER

If your Thanksgiving holiday traditions include a family feast, football and Black Friday, you’re in good company. Many American families will celebrate the upcoming holiday by participating in one or more of those annual rituals, while also reflecting on the blessings of 2015. As an emergency medicine physician with HCA’s TriStar Health, I hope that…
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