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People love to “ooh and aah” over newborns, and several Denver-area HCA facilities are taking those moments to provide a little education about heart defects and congenital heart disease. Six HealthONE hospitals partnered with the American Heart Association in Denver to give every baby born in February a little red hat. Many staffers made the…
During the week of March 2-8 2014, HCA will join in the national observance of Patient Safety Awareness Week, underscoring our fundamental commitment to working together with patients to provide the safest care possible.
At HCA, patient safety is a top priority. This week is Patient Safety Week, an annual education and awareness campaign for health care safety led by National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), and is a time for healthcare providers and patients alike to focus on the steps we can all take to improve patient safety.
Members of the 49er defensive line recently made their third annual visit to patients at Good Samaritan Hospital. Headed by Patrick Willis, defensive players fine themselves for being late to meetings and at the end of the year use that money to purchase and distribute toys to sick and underprivileged children.
As we enter the 2013-2014 influenza season, now is the time for your annual flu shot. There is no better way to protect yourself, your family, and your coworkers or patients than by getting vaccinated.
At 83 years of age, Merna Nielsen felt that her days were numbered. She sadly thought that she didn’t have much more time to spend with her family, including 16 great-grandchildren. Merna ran out of breath after only walking a few feet. She was no longer able to do activities she loved or even help…