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TriStar Hendersonville NICU unit receives no.1 ranking in HCA Distinction Awards

NICU unit receives overall number 1 ranking, CCU unit receives honorable mention in HCA Healthcare Unit Distinction Awards.

June 05, 2024
TriStar Hendersonville NICU team

TriStar Hendersonville is pleased to announce that two of its nursing units were recognized at the 2023 HCA Healthcare Unit of Distinction (UOD) Awards. The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) was the No. 1 overall winner of the approximately 100 NICU units in HCA Healthcare. The critical care unit received an honorable mention.

“I am so proud of our nurses and care teams that show up every day to deliver excellent care to our patients,” said Justin Coury, chief executive officer at TriStar Hendersonville. “These awards are a testament to the commitment of our colleagues and providers to display excellence and compassion in everything they do.”

The annual program recognizes and rewards exemplary nursing units at HCA Healthcare sites of care. The Unit of Distinction designation is achieved through measurable, exemplary performance in the strategic areas of advocacy and leadership, consistency in nursing practice and operations and leveraging scale to improve patient care.

Launched in 2015, the Unit of Distinction Awards are an essential component of HCA Healthcare’s strategic nursing plan. With more than 2,400 sites of care, HCA Healthcare’s more than 99,000 nurses have abundant opportunity to choose work across a wide spectrum of clinical and non-clinical settings. HCA Healthcare supports and invests in nursing with leading-edge technologies and increased access to clinical education and professional development opportunities to help make HCA Healthcare a premier career destination for nurses.

In a ceremony broadcast from HCA Healthcare’s headquarters in Nashville, a total of 199 nursing units were recognized as top-performing nursing units. Units of Distinction are categorized in the top five percent of all HCA Healthcare medical surgical, critical care, emergency services, surgical services, behavioral health, women’s and children’s nursing units, pediatrics/PICU and inpatient rehabilitation units. The top six to ten percent of all HCA Healthcare units earned honorable mention designations.

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TriStar Hendersonville CCU team

Photo: Pictured is our NICU team and our CCU team at TriStar Hendersonville. The NICU received No. 1 overall Unit of Distinction for HCA Healthcare while the CCU received an honorable mention.

June 05, 2024
TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center