23 Aug WHAT DOES HCA BRING TO ENHANCE GERIATRIC CARE, TRAINING, AND UNDERSTANDING?
As one of the nation’s leading providers responsible for providing approximately five percent of all U.S. hospital services, HCA Healthcare brings a strong track record of assisting older adults meet their unique healthcare needs and providing access to geriatric primary care physicians and specialists in aging. HCA Healthcare’s system not only includes advanced Geriatric care services, but also supports specialized geriatric emergency rooms and programs tailored to healthy aging.
Additionally, HCA Healthcare Behavioral Health Services is one of the nation’s largest acute care psychiatric providers. Because HCA Healthcare understands the sensitive nature of caring for geriatric patients suffering from behavioral health issues such as anxiety, and depression that can be common for patients in this stage of life and offer Geriatric, HCA Healthcare provides dedicated programs designed to address the unique challenges of our aging community.
HCA Healthcare currently is the largest provider of GME in America and developing more residency programs than anyone in the country to reinforce the physician pipeline in the communities they serve. Their GME program supports several Geriatric Medicine Fellowships to prepare graduates to be able to obtain board certification in geriatric medicine, and to be capable of excellent performance in geriatric care as practitioners, educators, administrators or directors of elder care facilities.
You can learn more about HCA Healthcare’s GME programs by clicking here.