Public Company Information:
In conjunction with HCA's Second Quarter earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on July 26 at 8:30 a.m. CDT/9:30 a.m. EDT with Senior Management of HCA (NYSE: HCA).
What: HCA Second Quarter Earnings Release When: July 26, 2004 8:30 a.m. CDT/9:30 a.m. EDT Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz407582063gf12.html How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: Mark Kimbrough, Vice President, Investor Relations, 615-344-2688
If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived on the Web site http://www.hcahealthcare.com . To access the replay, click on Second Quarter Webcast.
Minimum Requirements to listen to broadcast:
The Windows Media Player software, downloadable free from http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/EN/default.asp and at least a 28.8Kbps connection to the Internet.
"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding HCA's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.
Mark Kimbrough, Vice President,
Investor Relations of HCA,