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Infection Prevention Week 2020: a ‘thank you’ to HCA Healthcare’s safety champions

HCA Healthcare’s chief epidemiologist, Dr. Ken Sands, shares a note of gratitude to honor and recognize the hard work of HCA Healthcare’s infection preventionists. This week marks the International Infection Prevention Week observance, which serves to reiterate the importance of seasonal flu vaccinations, raise awareness of infection prevention practices and highlight ways to prevent the…
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Year of the Nurse: Florence Nightingale’s legacy lives on at HCA Healthcare

Jane Englebright, senior vice president and chief nurse executive for HCA Healthcare shares how Florence Nightingale’s legacy and values are still applicable today in the fight against COVID-19. 2020 was deemed “Year of the Nurse” by the World Health Organization, and as 2020 progressed, our world experienced an unprecedented pandemic, COVID-19, that demonstrated the true…
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HCA Healthcare EVS teams shine with innovative efforts amid COVID-19

Often behind-the-scenes, HCA Healthcare’s Environmental Services (EVS) teams are heroes who work around the clock to ensure infection prevention and hospital efficiency. These colleagues dedicate their work to maintaining a safe and clean environment for patients, colleagues and visitors. Read on to learn about a few significant adjustments our facilities’ EVS teams have made in…
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