HCA Holdings, Inc. operates as a health care services company in the United States. The company’s facilities are located in 20 states and England. The company owns, manages or operates hospitals, freestanding surgery centers, freestanding emergency care facilities, urgent care facilities, walk-in clinics, diagnostic and imaging centers, radiation and oncology therapy centers, comprehensive rehabilitation and physical therapy centers, physician practices and various other facilities. As of December 31, 2015, the company owned and operated 164 general, acute care hospitals with 43,275 licensed beds. Most of its general, acute care hospitals provide medical and surgical services, including inpatient care, intensive care, cardiac care, diagnostic services and emergency services. The general, acute care hospitals also provide outpatient services, such as outpatient surgery, laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy, cardiology and physical therapy. Each hospital has an organized medical staff and a local board of trustees or governing board, made up of members of the local community. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 3 psychiatric hospitals with 396 licensed beds. Its psychiatric hospitals provide therapeutic programs, including child, adolescent and adult psychiatric care, adult and adolescent alcohol and drug abuse treatment and counseling. In addition, the company operated 116 freestanding surgery centers. The company also operates outpatient health care facilities, which include freestanding ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), freestanding emergency care facilities, urgent care facilities, walk-in clinics, diagnostic and imaging centers, comprehensive rehabilitation and physical therapy centers, radiation and oncology therapy centers, physician practices and various other facilities. Certain of the company’s affiliates provide various management services to its health care facilities, including patient safety programs, ethics and compliance programs, national supply contracts, equipment purchasing and leasing contracts, accounting, financial and clinical systems, governmental reimbursement assistance, construction planning and coordination, information technology systems and solutions, legal counsel, human resources services and internal audit services. The company’s general, acute care hospitals typically provide a range of services to accommodate such medical specialties as internal medicine, general surgery, cardiology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and obstetrics, as well as diagnostic and emergency services. Outpatient and ancillary health care services are provided by its general, acute care hospitals, freestanding surgery centers, freestanding emergency care facilities, urgent care facilities, walk-in clinics, diagnostic centers and rehabilitation facilities. The company’s psychiatric hospitals provide a range of mental health care services through inpatient, partial hospitalization and outpatient settings. Strategy The key elements of the company’s strategy are to grow its presence in existing markets; achieve industry-leading performance in clinical and satisfaction measures; recruit and employ physicians to meet the need for high quality health services; continue to leverage its scale and market positions; and selectively pursue a disciplined development strategy. Regulation and Other Factors Each of the company’s acute care hospitals located in the United States is eligible to participate in Medicare and Medicaid programs and is accredited by The Joint Commission. The company has adopted and distributed policies pertaining to the federal False Claims Act and relevant state laws. The company’s hospitals in the United States are subject to the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. History HCA Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1968. The company was incorporated in Nevada in 1990 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1993.
hca holdings inc (2BH:Berlin)
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Nashville, TN 37203
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