Belmont University to partner with HCA to implement health and safety protocols for debate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Belmont University announced Friday plans to work with HCA Healthcare to implement health and safety protocols for the October 22 Presidential Debate at the University’s Curb Event Center.

HCA is supporting protocols developed by the Cleveland Clinic, who is serving as the global health advisor for all four debates, and agreed to by the Commission on Presidential Debates.

“We are confident that HCA Healthcare’s knowledge as a leading healthcare provider with extensive infectious disease expertise will provide superior clinical guidance and safety support for this important event. HCA Healthcare has long been a valued partner for Belmont, supporting our students through scholarships, leading important community conversations on our campus and working with our faculty to ensure the next generation of health care leaders is well-positioned to tackle current and future issues,” said Belmont President Dr. Bob Fisher.

In addition to leading local site planning in consultation

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HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress offers preventative gene testing for breast cancer

When Dalyss Tomayer found out three of her relatives had had breast cancer, it was enough to qualify her for the genetic testing which showed she had a high risk of breast cancer herself.

Tomayer was able to discover the gene early due to getting tested at HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress’ High Risk Breast Clinic, where they offer genetic testing for those who qualify to see if they may have the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene which puts people at higher risk for breast cancer.

“I had known for years that two of my dad’s sisters had breast cancer, and it was in speaking with one of my aunts that I then found out also one of my cousins had breast cancer,” Tomayer said. “So, it was at that time that I realize that I did qualified for the genetic

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HCA Healthcare, EVERFI’s Course to Enhance Behavioral Health

HCA Healthcare, Inc. HCA recently partnered with EVERFI to introduce a mental health and wellness digital course, named Mental Wellness Basics. Notably, EVERFI is an international technology firm that has been helping individuals and organizations to address societal issues and bring about meaningful change through education.

The Mental Wellness Basics will be an interactive course that intends to benefit middle and high school students with teachers empowering students with the necessary knowledge and skills for addressing mental health disorders.

The learners will be offered precise information regarding mental health disorders, an exposure to peer experiences of mental issues, and assurance of effective and available treatment. Notably, it will also help the students in creating, sustaining and encouraging healthy mental habits among themselves and their peers.

It is worth noting that it has been launched during the Mental Illness Awareness Week, which runs throughout the first full week of October every

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HCA Healthcare Collaborates With EVERFI to Bring Digital Mental Health and Wellness Course to Middle and High School Students

Health system investing nearly $1 million over next three years to provide education course to school districts across country

HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, today announced that it has collaborated with EVERFI, an international technology company driving social change through education, to launch an interactive, mental health and wellness digital education course for middle and high school students in conjunction with Mental Illness Awareness Week.

With more than 2,000 sites of care, including 186 hospitals, in communities across 21 states, HCA Healthcare is a leader in behavioral health with the knowledge and data from nearly 200,000 annual behavioral health patient encounters that enable the organization to make positive advances in educating the community about mental illness.

Called Mental Wellness Basics, the course is targeted to reach more than 12,000 middle and high school students in an estimated 105 school districts in Southeast Florida, Western

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