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‘Gamer’ technology helps Sarah Cannon detect lung cancer at earlier stages

The newest technology in the hands of HCA Healthcare physicians is the same tool in the hands of video gamers across the world: an Xbox controller. Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Health has introduced a device that uses video game schematics to save the lives of patients through early detection. TriStar Health was one…
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HCA Healthcare techies jump start ‘season of giving’ with 2020 hackathon

Through our partnerships with national organizations, workplace giving initiatives, grants to nonprofits and the volunteer efforts of our colleagues, HCA Healthcare is continuously seeking new ways to build stronger communities. Amid the challenges of COVID-19, a group of inspiring HCA Healthcare colleagues linked arms with fellow do-gooders in the first-ever virtual Hack for the Community…
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Modern medicine: new MyHealthONE app simplifies healthcare for patients

At HCA Healthcare, we invest in and develop the latest technology, treatments and tools because we believe in continually moving healthcare forward. From telemedicine to virtual patient engagement initiatives, the COVID-19 health crisis has reinforced our belief that digital technology is a major part of the healthcare journey. Launched in June 2020, HCA Healthcare’s new…
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HCA Healthcare technology saved nurse’s life by spotting deadly sepsis signs

Sabrina Burkdoll, an HCA Healthcare registered nurse, has heard the word “sepsis” her entire nursing career. She’s well-versed in the signs and symptoms of the deadly infection. She’s seen people enter the emergency room, clinging for life. She’s witnessed the devastation and mayhem surrounding a sepsis diagnosis for both patients and caregivers. Some patients lose…
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Parkridge Health, mobile app empowers everyday heroes to save lives

When your heart stops pumping blood, the brain and other organs begin to shut down. After approximately eight minutes, irreversible brain damage begins to occur. For every unaided minute that passes in sudden cardiac arrest, the chance of survival decreases by 10 percent. This is why Barry Bell, director of cardiac services at HCA Healthcare’s…
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