I am pleased to share that HCA has been named a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute. This marks our eighth consecutive year to receive this recognition, and it underscores the commitment of our over 230,000 employees who lead with integrity, maintain a positive work environment and provide excellent care to our patients in 20 states and the United Kingdom. We also have the distinction of being recognized as one of only seven companies honored in the healthcare provider category. With more than 26 million patient encounters each year, HCA teams throughout the world have demonstrated our… Read more.
As HCA’s senior vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer, I am excited to announce that we have earned the World’s Most Ethical Company® honor for the seventh consecutive year. The highly competitive selection process affirms HCA’s consistent commitment to ethical business standards in our 168 hospitals, 116 freestanding surgery centers, and many other facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom. We take pride in being one of only a handful of healthcare companies recognized by the Ethisphere Institute for this distinction. This honor reflects HCA’s corporate citizenship, accountability and our 230,000 employees’ shared commitment to model business… Read more.
We’re proud to share that HCA has been named as one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the sixth year in a row. This recognition highlights our more than 200,000 employees and their dedication and commitment of to compassionate patient care and fairness.
Hospitals are big users of energy. Each year, health facilities use 836 trillion Btu (British thermal unit) of energy. And every day, these same facilities create 6,600 tons of waste. Does anyone else sense an opportunity to help the environment? These are big numbers and they should catch your attention. They caught mine. I lead our Ethics and Compliance office at HCA, among other things, my team is responsible for our efforts to improve environmental sustainability at our facilities.