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  • 11/18/09 7:08 am CST
    HCA announced today that Joseph A. Sowell, III will become Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer, effective December 1, 2009. Currently a senior partner at Nashville-based healthcare law firm Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, Sowell, 53, will be responsible for all activities related to mergers, acquisitions and divestitures for HCA, which operates 163 hospitals and 105 ambulatory surgery centers in 20 states and Englandmore...
  • 11/2/09 7:08 am CST

    Board Appoints R. Milton Johnson as Director

    HCA has announced that Richard M. Bracken will become chairman of HCA’s board of directors, effective December 15, 2009. Bracken will replace Jack O. Bovender, Jr., 64, who will retire from the company, effective that same date. In addition, R. Milton Johnson, HCA’s chief financial officer and executive vice president, was elected to the board of directors, also effective December 15, 2009. “Richard has been an invaluable assetmore...
  • 10/19/09 7:08 am CDT

    Total Impact of Annual Employee Giving Campaign is a Record $3.2 Million

    Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), which has 163 hospitals in 20 states and England, today announced its corporate office employees pledged $2.3 million during its annual “Caring for the Community” employee giving campaign. Including HCA Foundation matching gifts and other contributions, the total impact of the 2009 “Caring for the Community” campaign is a record $3.2 million. The theme for this year’s approximatelymore...
  • 9/15/09 7:08 am CDT
    Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) announced today that it has been named to the InformationWeek 500, which lists the nation’s most innovative users of business technology. HCA is ranked No. 242. The 2009 InformationWeek 500 companies were revealed on September 14, 2009 at an awards ceremony held during the InformationWeek 500 Conference at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California. HCA, which hasmore...
  • 9/2/09 7:08 am CDT
    HCA today announced Dr. Richard Tayrien will become the company’s Chief Health Information Officer, a new position, effective September 21. Tayrien, 56, will report to Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin, President of HCA’s Clinical Services Group and Chief Medical Officer. He will lead an expanding team of clinicians and informaticists and be responsible for the continued development and implementation of hCare, HCA’s comprehensive program formore...
  • 9/1/09 7:08 am CDT
    Hospital Corporation of America, (HCA), which is composed of locally managed healthcare facilities that include 163 hospitals and 112 outpatient centers in 20 states and England, has joined Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading group for organizations in the healthcare community that have made a commitment to sustainable, eco‐friendly practices. “Our intention is to become a leader in environmental practices among healthcaremore...
  • 8/26/09 7:08 am CDT

    Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, HCA CEO Richard Bracken, 125 Middle Tennessee Agencies and more than 1,000 HCA Employees Attend Start of HCA’s Annual Employee Giving Campaign

    HCA today announced the start of its annual “Caring for the Community” campaign as Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, HCA CEO Richard Bracken, 125 not-for-profit agencies and more than 1,000 HCA employees attended the 2009 kickoff event for the corporate office’s employee giving campaign this morning in Centennial Park. Last year, HCA and its corporate office employees contributed more than $2.3 million during the “Caring for the Community”more...
  • 7/29/09 7:08 am CDT
    HCA today announced that it intends to offer $750 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured first lien notes due 2020 (the “Notes”). In accordance with the terms of its senior secured credit facilities, HCA will use the net proceeds from the offering to repay term loans under its cash flow credit facility. The Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and, unless somore...
  • 6/15/09 7:08 am CDT
    Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) announced today that it has been selected as one of Computerworld’s top workplaces for information technology professionals. HCA is ranked No. 56 on the publication’s top 100 list. HCA, which is also listed among Fortune’s “Most Admired” healthcare companies, has 163 hospitals and 104 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England. Its Information Technology & Services department (more...
  • 4/20/09 7:08 am CDT
    HCA today announced the recipients of the 2008 Frist Humanitarian Award. Michael J. Wawrzewski III, a Physician Assistant at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas, Lynn Poe, a volunteer at Coliseum Northside Hospital in Macon, Ga., and Laurence Lesser, M.D., a Staff Physician at Emory Eastside Medical Center in Snellville. Ga., were honored today during a ceremony in Nashville. Established in 1971, the awards honor outstandingmore...