Being prepared to serve our communities during times of disaster, of all types, is a responsibility that HCA takes very seriously. During the first week of June, representatives from each HCA hospital and division office participated in a “Boot Camp” to prepare for infectious disease crises. Last fall, Ebola dominated the headlines in this country. The seven patients treated in the US and the thousands of patients screened taught us a lot about our strengths as well as the challenges of responding to this type of crisis. The HCA Boot Camp was a two-day course preparing HCA facilities to manage… Read more.