Becker's Healthcare March 23, 2023
Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare released its annual impact report March 23, spotlighting patient care advancements, as well as the system’s community investments and efforts to support staff.
The impact report is based on accomplishments the 180-hospital system made in 2022.
Ten highlights from the report:
Patient care and quality
- HCA had more than 37 million patient encounters in 2022.
- More than 80 percent of HCA hospitals received an “A” or “B” grade from The Leapfrog Group in its fall patient safety rankings.
- The HCA Healthcare Research Institute, the system’s multispeciality clinical research arm, conducted more than 250 trials last year.
- HCA provided an estimated $3.5 billion in charity care, uninsured discounts and other uncompensated...