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Welcome to the Future: Preparing the Next Generation of Nurses Start Now

It’s been a year in the making, and the time has finally come. Today, HCA TriStar Division will welcome more than 100 new registered nurses (RNs) to its first-ever nurse residency program.  The inaugural 2017 class comprised of graduates from over 29 nursing programs in 11 different states (from as far as California and Vermont) will now support 10 specialty care areas as full-time nurses. HCA Chief Nursing Executive Jane Englebright and Debianne Peterman, the vice president for clinical education and professional development for HCA TriStar Division, announced last July plans to prepare for the future of bedside care with… Read more.

Nursing Times, They Are A-Changing; Nurse Residency Programs are the Answer

In 1992, Jane Englebright joined HCA as a 34-year old critical care nurse. Twenty four years later, she is now the organization’s chief nursing executive, leading approximately 79,000 affiliated nurses in HCA hospitals around the country. A compassionate clinician, a devoted mentor and educator, and a national nursing leader, this ‘nurse’s nurse’ has seen the profession evolve over the years, and believes still “nursing is changing right before our eyes.” “Older nurses, like me, are retiring at larger, faster rates now,” Dr. Englebright explains. “HCA nursing has more Millennials than Baby Boomers for the first time. New nursing graduates can’t… Read more.

Honoring HCA’s Certified Nurses Past, Present and Future

Nurses are a unique brand of people. They represent the very best qualities in health services – patience, compassion, quality care, and chief among them, skill. As the chief nursing executive at HCA, I’m proud of the many faces of nursing throughout our organization and the excellent patient care they provide daily. On today, we recognize the unique talent and skillset of HCA’s board certified nurses – it’s Certified Nurses Day! HCA certified nurses are those among us who have gone above and beyond to advance their knowledge, practice and skill in an area of specialization. In 2015, we had… Read more.

HCA Nurse Spots Dangerous Health Concern for TV Favorite, Reaches Out to Save Him

Nurses are at the heart of patient care at HCA. They are the face of our organization and the difference-makers in the lives of millions who enter our hospital doors every year…and the lifeline for some who don’t. Ryan Read, a registered nurse at HCA-affiliate Denton Regional Medical Center, potentially saved someone’s life on her day “off”. She had been watching the television show Flip or Flop on HGTV and noticed a lump on the co-hosts’ throat.  Ryan e-mailed the producers of the show and advised the host to seek medical attention. He was checked out and later diagnosed with… Read more.

HCA Nurse Spots Dangerous Health Concern for TV Favorite, Reaches Out to Save Him

Nurses are at the heart of patient care at HCA. They are the face of our organization and the difference-makers in the lives of millions who enter our hospital doors every year…and the lifeline for some who don’t. Ryan Read, a registered nurse at HCA-affiliate Denton Regional Medical Center, potentially saved someone’s life on her day “off”. She had been watching the television show Flip or Flop on HGTV and noticed a lump on the co-hosts’ throat. Ryan e-mailed the producers of the show and advised the host to seek medical attention. He was checked out and later diagnosed with… Read more.

Memorial Hospital of Tampa’s Theresa Sullivan – Outstanding Army Nurse of the Year

Theresa Sullivan, RNC, Vice President of Quality/Infection Control/Risk Management/Medical Staff at HCA’s Memorial Hospital of Tampa was named the Outstanding Army Nurse of the Year by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR).  Colonel Sullivan was presented the 2014 Dr. Anita Newcomb McGee Award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C in recognition for work in making significant improvement of communication practices to address ongoing clinical issues and training gaps that were affecting medical care, and survivability throughout the entire theatre of Afghanistan.

Kicking Off Nurses Week 2012

Happy Nurses Week everyone! I wanted to send a quick message to all our nurses to let you know how much I appreciate the work you do. I hope your week is filled with encouragement.   You might also enjoy: Happy Nurses Week Y’all – Music Video  

Patient Safety Podcast – HCA and NPSF Discussion

Yesterday, we talked broadly about Patient Safety Awareness Week in order to provide more context around the movement. Today, we’re going to go a little deeper. Recently, I sat down with HCA’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Perlin and the President of the National Patient Safety Foundation, Diane Pinakiewicz to discuss patient safety. I wanted to hear their thoughts on how far we’ve come, what’s on the horizon and the roles that both patients and their providers (nurses and doctors) play in improving patient safety. We recorded the conversation and separated the audio by each question, below. This is a great discussion… Read more.

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