Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, HCA is the country’s leading healthcare provider with approximately 115 surgery centers and 165 hospitals. The company employs approximately 204,000 professionals at facilities in 20 U.S. states as well as England.
Its numerous recognitions include a 2009 Chairman’s Medal from the National Patient Survey Foundation, a spot on the 2009 Computerworld Magazine 100 Best Places to Work list, and a 2009 International Innovation in Diversity award from Profiles in Diversity Journal. The company typically invests about $1.5 billion annually to update its technology and facilities to successfully provide between 4 percent and 5 percent of America’s inpatient care. The HCA implements a patient-first approach with an emphasis on high quality, safe care, and caregiver support.