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2016 Awards of Distinction

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Bold visions, better care

HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction honor ingenuity, philanthropy and empowerment

Once again, the HCA Healthcare family has come together to honor those among us who go above and beyond to enhance the lives of their patients, their coworkers and their communities.

The HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction combine the Frist Humanitarian Awards, which honor the achievements of HCA Healthcare employees, physicians and volunteers; the HCA Healthcare Excellence in Nursing Award, which recognizes remarkable nurses in the areas of compassionate care and professional mentoring; and the HCA Healthcare Innovators Award, which highlights the behind-the-scenes work of the men and women who invent and fine-tune the many systems that enhance and improve patient care.

Meet the national recipients and finalists for each award on the following pages, and enjoy learning the many ways each of them has found to make a difference.

The Frist Humanitarian Awards: Employees

The Frist Humanitarian Awards: Physicians

The Frist Humanitarian Awards: Volunteers

HCA Healthcare Excellence in Nursing Award: Compassionate Care

HCA Healthcare Excellence in Nursing Award: Professional Mentoring

HCA Healthcare Innovators Award: Service Excellence

HCA Healthcare Innovators Award: Quality & Patient Safety

HCA Healthcare Innovators Award: Financial Impact

About HCA Healthcare

HCA Healthcare, one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, is comprised of 186 hospitals and more than 2,000 sites of care, in 20 states and the United Kingdom. Our approximately 275,000 colleagues are connected by a single purpose — to give patients healthier tomorrows.

As an enterprise, we recognize the significant responsibility we have as a leading healthcare provider within each of the communities we serve, as well as the opportunity we have to improve the lives of the patients for whom we are entrusted to care. Through the compassion, knowledge and skill of our caregivers, and our ability to leverage our scale and innovative capabilities, HCA Healthcare is in a unique position to play a leading role in the transformation of care.

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