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  1. It is based in Nashville, Tennessee, and, as of May 2020, owns and operates 186 hospitals and approximately 2,000 sites of care, including surgery centers, freestanding emergency rooms, urgent care centers and physician clinics in 21 states and the United Kingdom. [5]

    • Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
    • US$51.53 billion (2020)
  2. Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) ist ein gewinnorientiertes US-amerikanisches Unternehmen mit Sitz in Nashville, Tennessee, der mehrere Gesundheitseinrichtungen an rund 2000 Versorgungsstandorten besitzt und betreibt.

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    HCA est fondé en 1968par des membres de la famille Frist, Thomas Frist et son fils Thomas Jr Frist. En octobre 2014, HCA annonce l'acquisition de CareNow, une entreprise de services d'urgence au Texas pour environ 1 milliard de dollars[1]. En août 2018, HCA annonce l'acquisition de Mission Health, une organisation hospitalière basée en Caroline du ...

    Basé à Nashville, dans le Tennessee, il est considéré comme le principal facteur qui fait de cette ville un point névralgique en matière de soins de santé. Le groupe gère 273 établissements de soins intensifs, centres chirurgicaux, hôpitaux psychiatriques et maisons de convalescence dans une vingtaine d'États. Il possède également des cliniques en ...

    Le chef de la majorité républicaine au sénat américain et fils de Thomas Frist, Bill Frist, possède des parts dans la compagnie. La majeure partie de sa fortune, estimée à plus ou moins 20 millions de dollars, est le fruit de sa participation dans le HCA. Jack O. Bovender, Jr., est quant à lui directeur général de HCA. Il est un diplômé de l'univer...

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  3. Hospital Corporation of America är ett amerikanskt vårdföretag som anses vara världens största i sitt slag. De driver bland annat 166 sjukhus (varav tre är specialanpassade för psykiatri och ett för rehabilitering) och 113 fristående kirurg kliniker, som totalt har 42 860 licenserade patientplatser i 20 amerikanska delstater och England.

    • 253 000 – December 2017
    • Nashville, TN, USA
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    Early years

    Hos­pi­tal Cor­po­ra­tion of America (HCA) was founded in 1968 in Nashville, Ten­nessee, by Dr. Thomas F. Frist Sr., Dr. Thomas F. Frist Jr. and Jack C. Massey. The founders en­vi­sioned a com­pany that would bring to­gether hos­pi­tals to de­liver pa­tient-fo­cused care while using the com­bined re­sources of the or­ga­ni­za­tion to strengthen hos­pi­tals and im­prove the prac­tice of medicine.The com­pany began with Nashville's Park View Hos­pi­tal, which the elder Frist had founded in 1960...

    Growth and merger

    The 1970s were char­ac­ter­ized by rapid growth in the in­dus­try and for HCA Health­care. In the early 1980s, the focus shifted to con­sol­i­da­tion with HCA Health­care ac­quir­ing Gen­eral Care Cor­po­ra­tion, Gen­eral Health Ser­vices, Hos­pi­tal Af­fil­i­ates In­ter­na­tional and Health Care Cor­po­ra­tion. By the end of 1981, the com­pany op­er­ated 349 hos­pi­tals with more than 49,000 beds.Op­er­at­ing rev­enues had grown to $2.4 billion. In 1987, HCA Health­care, which had grown to o...

    Recent history

    On No­vem­ber 17, 2006, HCA be­came a pri­vate com­pany for the third time when it com­pleted a merger in which the com­pany was ac­quired by a pri­vate in­vestor group in­clud­ing af­fil­i­ates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Bain Cap­i­tal, to­gether with Mer­rill Lynch and HCA Health­care founder Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Jr. The total trans­ac­tion was val­ued at ap­prox­i­mately $33 bil­lion, mak­ing it the largest lever­aged buy­out in his­tory at the time, eclips­ing the 1989 buy­out of RJR...

    United States

    As of 2020[update], HCA op­er­ated 186 hos­pi­tals and ap­prox­i­mately 1,800 sites of care, in­clud­ing surgery cen­ters, free­stand­ing ERs, ur­gent care cen­ters, and physi­cian clin­ics lo­cated in 21 U.S. states and in the United Kingdom.In July 2007, HCA sold its hos­pi­tals in Switzerland. As of 2018, HCA had 50 hos­pi­tals and 31 surgery cen­ters in Florida. In Texas, as of 2018 it had 53 hospitals.In Ten­nessee, where it began, it had 13 hos­pi­tals as of 2019. Be­tween 2003 and 2017...

    United Kingdom

    HCA International, the "UK arm" of Hos­pi­tal Cor­po­ra­tion of America, "caters for around half of all pri­vate pa­tients in London."The main hos­pi­tal sites within the United King­dom it op­er­ates in­clude: It opened ur­gent care walk-in cen­tres at Lon­don Bridge Hos­pi­tal and the Port­land Hos­pi­tal in March 2018. It claims that pa­tients, on av­er­age, wait just seven min­utes to see a nurse and 17 min­utes to see a doctor. The Princess Grace Hos­pi­tal spe­cial­izes in breast can­ce...

    Medical education

    In re­cent years, HCA Health­care has be­come a sig­nif­i­cant provider of clin­i­cal and med­ical ed­u­ca­tion. It is the largest spon­sor of grad­u­ate med­ical ed­u­ca­tion pro­grams in the U.S., with 56 teach­ing hos­pi­tals in 14 states, pri­mar­ily in re­gions with a deficit of physi­cian train­ing pro­grams. The com­pany in­cludes Re­search Col­lege of Nurs­ing and Mercy School of Nurs­ing, and has sev­eral ad­vanced nurs­ing sim­u­la­tion train­ing centers. In early 2020, it com­plete...

    Stroke care

    HCA Health­care treats ap­prox­i­mately 50,000 stroke pa­tients an­nu­ally at 31 rec­og­nized com­pre­hen­sive stroke cen­ters. The av­er­age time be­tween a pa­tient's ar­rival and re­ceiv­ing needed med­ica­tion as of No­vem­ber 2019 was 42 min­utes—30% faster than the na­tional standard.

    Maternal safety

    HCA Health­care de­liv­ers nearly one of every 17 ba­bies born in the United States, more than 219,000 in 2019. Ma­ter­nal mor­tal­ity at HCA Health­care hos­pi­tals was less than half the na­tional rate in 2019. March of Dimes is a na­tional part­ner of HCA Healthcare.

    HCA Health­care sup­ports local com­mu­ni­ties through the HCA Health­care Foun­da­tion and HCA Health­care cor­po­rate spon­sor­ships, as well as through the grass­roots ef­forts of em­ploy­ees and affiliates.The com­pany pro­vides sup­port for child­hood and youth de­vel­op­ment pro­grams, schol­ar­ships, com­mu­nity-based health clin­ics and the...

    In 1993, law­suits were filed against HCA by for­mer em­ploy­ees who al­leged that the com­pany had en­gaged in ques­tion­able Medicare billing practices. In 1997, with a fed­eral in­ves­ti­ga­tion by the FBI, the IRS and the De­part­ment of Health and Human Ser­vices in its early stages, the Co­lum­bia/HCA board of di­rec­tors forced Rick Scott to...

    Lutz, Sandy; Gee, E. Preston (1998). Columbia/HCA: Healthcare on Overdrive. McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0070248044.