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Learning healthcare: bringing 20 years of patient safety progress to COVID-19 at HCA Healthcare

Our patients, colleagues and loved ones should know they are in good hands when in our care. At HCA Healthcare, quality and safety are paramount and we strive to ensure the highest levels of both by investing in data science, clinical research and more to continuously inform and improve care. This month, in honor of…
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Memorial Hospital creates daily safety huddle

Safety comes first – and, in a hospital setting, it’s everyone’s responsibility. And so, inside every HCA Healthcare doorway, people are working to ensure that our systems approach to safety is performing optimally – take affiliate Memorial Hospital, for example. When Bradley S. Talbert joined the Memorial Hospital family as chief executive officer and president…
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Quality and Patient Safety Recipients
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HCA Innovators Award: Quality and Patient Safety

Quality and Patient Safety Recipients: Hunter Davis, Director of IT&S, Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Portsmouth, NH and Sean Albert, Director of Application Services, Capital Division Although intravenous (IV) therapy offers rapid response for patients, the administration of these medications can sometimes result in errors. These errors can cause poor health out-comes to patients — from longer…
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HCA 2015 Awards of Distinction HCA Innovators Award
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HCA Innovators Award: Quality & Patient Safety

Quality & Patient Safety Recipient: Tricia Casler, RN, St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, TX Getting patients to take medication properly during a hospital stay can be difficult — after discharge, it can be almost impossible. This isn’t because the patients don’t want to comply, but rather because they can get lost in a sea of…
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HCA Physician Quality Committed to Care
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Quality Conversations

Employee rounding improves communication, job satisfaction and patient care HCA’s annual employee engagement survey collects insights from employees about how they are feeling on a variety of issues. One area in particular the survey helps to measure is whether employees believe that their suggestions are being heard and acted upon. Because this input is so…
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The Joint Commission Recognizes 106 HCA Hospitals as Top Performers

It was announced today that 106 of HCA’s licensed hospitals in the U.S. were included among The Joint Commission’s (TJC) new list of Top Performers on Key Quality Measures®. Of the HCA hospitals recognized, 43 have been Top Performers all five years of the program’s existence. TJC’s Top Performers program recognizes hospitals that attain excellence on…
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