HCA’s IT&S department looks to improve patient care with Google Fiber’s upcoming launch in Nashville.
We know that great things happen when people work together. We’re excited to announce a new research partnership with the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute aimed at influencing U.S. medical practice. More details are in the video below.
We’re proud to share that HCA has been named as one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the sixth year in a row. This recognition highlights our more than 200,000 employees and their dedication and commitment of to compassionate patient care and fairness.
Here at HCA we take great pride in the excellent patient care all of our nurses provide every day. Each year on March 19th, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), sponsors this recognition day to honor registered nurses who have demonstrated advanced skill, knowledge, and practice by earning a professional certification in the complex specialties of acute and critical care. So, today, we recognize and support the unique contributions of HCA’s board certified nurses.
MountainStar Healthcare is expanding its emergency medical services to include advanced air transportation. With the launch of MountainStar AirCare, the healthcare system aims to ensure the delivery of high quality care for its patients during air medical transport.
Air Force vet opts for a busy hospital ER as the setting for “Career 2.5” After years of flying in F-11, F-4 and F-18 aircraft for the U.S. Air Force, Col. Byron Nash wasn’t quite sure what to do with himself when he landed for the last time. The open days of retirement loomed, and at first he opted to fill them by working in the defense industry. That didn’t last long.
Hardly a day goes by that Dr. Fred Mullins and the other medical professionals at Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Ga., don’t see a child who has been burned by hot water.
Pediatrics grows across HCA through expanded services and facilities Good things come in small packages, and that includes HCA’s youngest patients. HCA facilities saw more than 210,000 births in 2013, and for the last several years, the company also has been working to grow its efforts in pediatric care. The results of those initiatives can be seen across the country. In Texas, it’s new emergency departments and waiting rooms. In Tennessee, it’s new services and renovated patient floors and programs. Colorado soon will have a new, freestanding pediatric ED facility. Everywhere it’s bold, bright colors and a commitment to giving… Read more.
Breakthroughs in cancer research have been gaining momentum over the last few years, and particularly in 2014 when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved 19 new cancer drugs. Sarah Cannon, HCA’s global cancer enterprise, was instrumental in advancing 13 of these new therapies through clinical trials prior to their original FDA approval. Over its 20-year history of bringing clinical trials closer to patients in a community setting, Sarah Cannon has been able to see thousands of patients benefit from such new treatment options.
UPDATE: The Fire Safety Knock and Walk on MLK Day (detailed below) was a huge success! There were 105 volunteers who installed 130 smoke alarms for free. If you’d like to see pictures of the event, please visit the Nashville Red Cross’ Facebook Page. In 2013, one U.S. home fire was reported to a local authority every 85 seconds, according to the National Fire Protection Association. That means by the time you finish reading this post, another call for help will have been made. But there are steps we can all take to be safe and this weekend, HCA/Parallon is… Read more.