HCA Healthcare, founded in 1968, is an American for-profit operator of healthcare facilities, distinguished as one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services. HCA Healthcare is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective care to the communities it serves. With its headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee, HCA Healthcare currently operates 185 hospitals and approximately 2,000 sites of care including surgery centers, free-standing emergency rooms, urgent care centers, and physician clinics in 21 states and the United Kingdom.
HCA Healthcare's expansive network allows it to leverage data from around 35 million annual patient encounters to advance science and improve patient care. It is well-known for its comprehensive approach to healthcare, offering services that span the entire spectrum of patient needs - from preventative to acute care. Apart from a robust clinical setup, HCA Healthcare also possesses a substantial workforce that includes more than 275,000 employees and over 46,000 nurses.
It has a solid reputation for complying with all applicable laws and regulations and for providing an environment that promotes respect and fair treatment for all its employees. HCA Healthcare's commitment to community service is also noteworthy. The organization gives back through the HCA Hope Fund—a charitable organization that provides financial assistance to employees facing hardships.