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Colleton Medical Center Surgical Services has earned recognition as a 2023 HCA Healthcare Unit of Distinction, an annual program that recognizes the top 5% of all HCA Healthcare units.

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.

“The consistency of compassionate care coupled with unwavering excellence in nursing practices is what sets Colleton Medical Center’s Surgical Services Unit apart,” said Colleton Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer, Missy Feather. “This honor is achieved by our nurses performing at a high level as individuals and as a team.”

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 opportunities to 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.