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  • 4/24/06 7:08 am CDT
    Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH; SWX: ZMH), a leader in the orthopaedics industry, and HCA Inc. (NYSE: HCA) announced today that they have entered into a five year orthopaedic implant supply agreement at mutually beneficial terms. "We share a mutual commitment to providing the best possible orthopaedic patient care while remaining vigilant about controlling costs," said Jack O. Bovender, Jr., HCA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "more...
  • 4/24/06 7:08 am CDT
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) announced today it has received an International Compliance Award from the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). The company was recognized for its contribution to the furtherance of compliance programs within healthcare. Making materials of the company's award winning ethics and compliance program available on its web site has been an extraordinary and generous contribution to others, according to the HCCAmore...
  • 4/3/06 7:08 am CDT
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) announced today that HCA and LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. have entered into discussions to modify a purchase agreement under which LifePoint would have acquired four hospitals in West Virginia and one in Virginia from HCA on March 31, 2006. HCA will continue to operate the hospitals until further notice. This press release contains forward-looking statements based on current management expectations. Those forward-more...
  • 3/7/06 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) announced today it has become the first healthcare provider in the country recognized as a national participant in the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life National Corporate Team Program. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life National Corporate Team Program encourages companies to form teams across the nation to support the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. A company qualifies for the program when, inmore...
  • 2/7/06 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) On February 6, 2006, Zimmer Holdings, Inc. filed a Form 8-K with the SEC placing in the public record a letter sent to us regarding the administration of our orthopedic pricing initiative and certain comments made during HCA's conference call with investors on February 1, 2006. We have reviewed the Zimmer filing and the basis for comments on this matter and want to provide the following information. On the conferencemore...
  • 2/2/06 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced that Jack O. Bovender, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, has entered into a written trading plan in accordance with the guidelines set forth in Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Rule 10b5-1 permits an officer or director of a public company to adopt a written trading plan at a time when the officer or director is not in possession of material, nonpublic information thatmore...
  • 1/4/06 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced the appointment of A. Bruce Moore, Jr. as Group President for Outpatient Services effective immediately. In his new position, Moore, 45, will be responsible for HCA's non-hospital based outpatient services. He was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer-Outpatient Services, responsible for daily operations of the group. In his new role, he will report to Richard M. Bracken,more...
  • 12/8/05 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) announced today that, as part of its previously announced stock repurchase program, the Company established a written trading plan (the "Plan") under the provisions of Rule 10b5-1(c)(2) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and in accordance with the requirements of Rule 10b-18 of the Exchange Act. Pursuant to the Plan, the Company may repurchase up to approximately $973 million of the Company's commonmore...
  • 11/30/05 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced completion of the sale of five rural hospitals in Louisiana, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Washington to Capella Healthcare for approximately $260 million. The facilities involved in today's transaction include Grandview Medical Center, Jasper, Tenn.; River Park Hospital, McMinnville, Tenn.; Southwestern Medical Center, Lawton, Okla. and Capital Medical Center, Olympia, Wash. Sale of the fifth hospital, Northmore...
  • 11/23/05 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share, payable March 1, 2006, to shareholders of record as of February 1, 2006. 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 release regardingmore...