HCA Healthcare is a nationwide graduate medical education leader with 300+ residency and fellowship programs across 16 states, training more than 5,100 residents and fellows. In 2022, HCA Healthcare offered positions to over 1,860 residents and fellows, which is expected to be the largest incoming class nationally among U.S. teaching hospital systems.
HCA Healthcare continues to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, treating more than 160,000 COVID-19 inpatients in 2021 and over 271,000 total from February 2020 to December 2021 — more than any other health system in the country. HCA Healthcare has not laid off or furloughed anyone due to the pandemic, and executive staff took
HCA Healthcare acquired majority ownership of Galen College of Nursing, one of the largest educators of nurses in the U.S. With approximately 93,000 registered nurses, HCA Healthcare is committed to expanding access to quality nursing education and launched three new nursing school locations in 2021.
HCA Healthcare is in the fortunate position to be able to return $6 billion in CARES Act funding it received – $1.6 billion in provider relief funds will be returned and $4.4 billion in accelerated Medicare payments will be repaid in full ahead of schedule.
HCA Healthcare is one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare and is comprised of 182 hospitals and approximately 2,000 sites of care including surgery centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers, and physician clinics in 20 states and the United Kingdom.