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  • 8/31/05 7:08 am CDT
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today reports that its three affiliated hospitals located in the New Orleans market and one affiliated hospital in Gulfport, Mississippi all sustained damage from hurricane Katrina. Two are currently being evacuated and two have remained operational. The Company can not estimate at this time the physical damage to property or financial impact to its operations as a result of hurricane Katrina or when operations relatedmore...
  • 7/14/05 7:08 am CDT
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell five rural hospitals in Virginia and West Virginia to LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. for approximately $285 million, plus working capital and other adjustments estimated to be $45 million as of March 31, 2005. The five facilities are part of a planned divestiture of 10 hospitals previously announced by HCA in March of 2005. The five facilities involved in themore...
  • 7/13/05 7:08 am CDT
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced that preliminary results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2005 indicate that net income is expected to be in the range of $0.88 to $0.92 per diluted share, compared to $0.72 per diluted share for the prior year's second quarter. The Company's operating results for the second quarter are expected to include the following: - favorable tax settlement related to the Company's divesture of certain non-coremore...
  • 6/28/05 7:08 am CDT
    Data released today by Hospital Corporation of America (NYSE: HCA) shows that a simple, $1 test is preventing irreparable brain damage in newborns. The test detects severe jaundice, which is easy and inexpensive to treat, but if left undetected can lead to kernicterus, a condition that leaves babies brain damaged and often physically impaired. Experts estimate that as many as 60 percent of all newborns are affected by some levelmore...
  • 6/13/05 7:08 am CDT
    (NYSE: HCA) In conjunction with the Goldman Sachs Twenty-Sixth Annual Global Healthcare Conference, you are invited to listen to a live broadcast of HCA's Presentation over the Internet on Tuesday June 14, 2005, at 9:15 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time. What: HCA Presentation, Goldman Sachs Twenty-Sixth Annual Global Healthcare Conference, Dana Point, CA When: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 at 9:15 a.m. Pacific Daylight Timemore...
  • 6/1/05 7:08 am CDT
    (NYSE: HCA) In conjunction with the Sanford Bernstein Twenty-First Annual Strategic Decisions Conference, you are invited to listen to a live broadcast of HCA's Presentation over the Internet on Thursday June 2, 2005, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. What: HCA Presentation, Sanford Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference, New York When: Thursday, June 2, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time, 2:00more...
  • 5/26/05 7:08 am CDT
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share, payable September 1, 2005, to shareholders of record as of August 1, 2005. All references to "Company" and "HCA" as used throughout this document refer to HCA Inc. and its affiliates. "Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press releasemore...
  • 5/25/05 7:08 am CDT
    In conjunction with HCA's (NYSE: HCA) Annual Shareholders Meeting, you are invited to listen to a live broadcast over the Internet on Thursday May 26, 2005, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. What: HCA Annual Shareholders Meeting When: Thursday, May 26, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time, 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time Where: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol- eventDetails&c=63489more...
  • 5/17/05 7:08 am CDT

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    Hospital Corporation of America, the nation's largest hospital system, is testing new procedures to place bar-coded tags on babies' ankles to ensure they receive the proper medical care and ensure that the right baby goes home with the right family. The system, which matches the right medications with the right baby, was recently tested at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City and will soon be available at 124 hospitals owned by HCA. Puttingmore...
  • 5/2/05 7:08 am CDT
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced the recipients of the 2004 Frist Humanitarian Award. Carlos Benitez, an environmental services supervisor and Joann Milburn, a neonatal intensive care unit volunteer, both from Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, Calif. were honored today during a ceremony in Nashville. This marks the first time in the history of the Frist Humanitarian Award both the employee and the volunteer recipients are from themore...