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  • 11/18/05 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) announced that it has received the 2005 Theodore Roosevelt Workers' Compensation and Disability Management Award for the private sector at a luncheon this week in Chicago. Each year Risk & Insurance magazine, a weekly trade journal, presents the award to companies that have exceptional employee injury prevention and return-to-work programs. The award is named for President Theodore Roosevelt, who signed the firstmore...
  • 11/18/05 7:08 am CST
    HCA Inc. (NYSE: HCA) announced today the final results of its modified "Dutch" auction tender offer to purchase up to 50,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock, which expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 14, 2005. Based on the final count by National City Bank, the depositary for the tender offer, 28,739,638 shares of common stock were properly tendered and not withdrawn at a price at or below $50.00 per share,more...
  • 11/17/05 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced the company is donating more than 1,000 used hospital beds valued at approximately $100,000 to hospitals in third world countries primarily in Africa and Central America. "The generous donation of 1,000 HCA hospital beds is incredibly valuable in an international setting, because the need is so great," said AB Short, CEO and founder of MedShare International based in Decatur, Ga. near Atlanta. "The bedsmore...
  • 11/15/05 7:08 am CST
    HCA Inc. (NYSE: HCA) announced today the preliminary results of its modified "Dutch" auction tender offer to purchase up to 50,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock, which expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 14, 2005. Based on the preliminary count by National City Bank, the depositary for the tender offer, approximately 28.75 million shares of common stock were properly tendered and not withdrawn at a price atmore...
  • 10/13/05 7:08 am CDT
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the initiation of a modified "Dutch" auction tender offer to purchase up to 50,000,000 shares of its outstanding common stock at a price not greater than $50.00 nor less than $43.00 per share, net to the seller in cash, without interest. The tender offer is expected to commence on October 14, 2005 and to expire, unless extended, at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Novembermore...
  • 9/29/05 7:08 am CDT
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) has been informed that the SEC has issued a formal order of investigation relating to trading of the company's securities. The company intends to fully cooperate in this matter. 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...
  • 9/28/05 7:08 am CDT
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced an organizational change creating a third operating group. The new Central Group will be responsible for 58 hospitals in Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, Tennessee and Virginia. The reorganization, effective January 1, 2006, creates smaller groups and correspondingly smaller division and market structures. This change is designed to augment themore...
  • 9/24/05 7:08 am CDT

    Evacuated Hospitals to Reopen Within Days

    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today reported very little damage to its hospitals in Houston and Louisiana as a result of Hurricane Rita. The company had evacuated four hospitals in the Houston area in advance of the storm: Mainland Medical Center in Texas City (226 beds), East Houston Regional Medical Center in Houston (131 beds), Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster (482 beds) and Bayshore Medical Center in Pasadena (373 bedsmore...
  • 9/23/05 7:08 am CDT
    HCA North Texas, a division of Nashville based HCA (NYSE: HCA), reports that its hospitals in the Dallas/Fort Worth area have received patients from Houston and other communities in the path of Hurricane Rita. The hospitals are prepared to receive additional patients from the storm and its aftermath on a transfer or emergency basis. The total number of patients receiving medical care has fluctuated since a number of the patientsmore...
  • 9/22/05 7:08 am CDT
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today reported that Bayshore Medical Center in Pasadena, Texas (373 beds) is currently undergoing a total evacuation. Yesterday the company announced that Bayshore Medical Center was evacuating its critically ill patients. However, since then, the city has issued a mandatory evacuation order and the hospital is now fully evacuating and will leave only a skeleton crew of plant operations and security staffmore...