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Caregivers pay respect to organ donor in first-ever Honor Walk

A solemn tribute was held Tuesday at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, as more than 100 caregivers and staff members held its first-ever Honor Walk to pay their respects to an organ donor for giving the gift of life. Physicians, nurses, support staff and volunteers all lined the hallway to honor the organ donor as the…
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HCA Hero: ER nurse donates liver to child she never met

National Nurses Week makes now a better time than ever to shine a light on extraordinary acts of care provided by nurses. Pamela Assid, an emergency room nurse at HealthONE’s Sky Ridge Medical Center, demonstrated courage, kindness and compassionate care earlier this year when she saved a 7-year-old’s life by donating her liver. “Pam is…
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‘Hey, can we donate our kidneys?’: Altruistic donors give gift of life to strangers

HCA Healthcare’s Largo Medical Center recently celebrated a hospital milestone after performing its first-ever altruistic living kidney donor transplants and by introducing one of the donors and recipient on February 14 – Valentine’s Day and National Donor Day. This random act of kindness, also observed nationally this month, was provided by a Florida couple, Steve…
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