There are many ways to champion health.
“There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it.”
Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
HCA Healthcare's community support, delivered through the grassroots efforts of our employees, the HCA Healthcare Foundation and HCA Healthcare corporate sponsorships, helps sustain childhood and youth development programs, scholarships, community-based health clinics and the operating budgets of countless not-for-profit organizations across the country. Across the organization in 2019, HCA Healthcare provided $45 million in charitable contributions. HCA Healthcare colleagues donated $10 million to more than 3,800 organizations, leveraging $4.9 million in company matching funds and volunteered 107,000 hours (a value of $2.7 million to our communities).
Our model of giving – led by the leadership, service and financial support of our employees in their communities – reflects our view that a strategic outlay of talent, resources and time yields stronger communities. This model also fosters our culture of inclusion and teamwork, strengthens our cultural competence and cultivates goodwill within the diverse communities we serve.
Through employment, investment and charitable giving, HCA Healthcare strives to make the economies of the communities we serve stronger. Our model of giving—led by the leadership, service and financial support of our colleagues in their communities—reflects our belief that there are many ways to champion health.
Many of our colleagues live and work in the same communities and neighborhoods as our patients. We want the same things that our patients want: healthier communities that lead to healthier tomorrows.
At HCA Healthcare, our efforts to make us more environmentally friendly are led by task forces that examine operations in four key areas: construction and major renovation, energy and water, waste stream and environmentally preferable purchasing.
We regularly find ourselves caring for those affected by large-scale disasters. It is during crises that the best of who we are shines through, as our scale, scope and experience allow us to ensure patient care is uninterrupted, to support our colleagues and to rebuild our communities.