NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WFXR) — HCA Healthcare announced on Tuesday, that it has been recognized for the 11th time by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies.
HCA Healthcare is one of only seven honorees in the Healthcare Providers category.
“We are honored to again be recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company and owe it all to our incredible colleagues, especially those working on the front lines. This acknowledgment underscores that, even when faced with a threat to public health and safety like that of a pandemic, we are committed to doing what’s right for our people, our patients, our communities and other stakeholders.”Sam Hazen, Chief Executive Officer of HCA Healthcare
The following hospitals are part of the HCA Healthcare network, and are part of this recognition:
- Henrico Doctors’
- John Randolph
- Parham Doctors’
- Retreat Doctors’
- Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center
- LewisGale Medical Center in Salem
- LewisGale Cave Spring Emergency Room
- LewisGale Hospital Alleghany
- LewisGale Hospital Montgomery
- LewisGale Hospital Pulaski
- Reston Hospital Center
- StoneSprings Hospital Center
- Dominion Hospital
- Portsmouth Regional Hospital
- Parkland Medical Center
- Frisbie Memorial Hospital
- Terre Haute Regional Hospital
- Frankfort Regional Medical Center
During the COVID-19 pandemic, HCA Healthcare was at the forefront by responding and protecting its colleagues and patients, and by partnering with others to improve care beyond the organization.
HCA Healthcare says they have not laid-off a single employee due to the pandemic, and in April, it instituted a pandemic pay program, which allowed the organization to continue to pay more than 127,000 colleagues, even as their hours were affected by the significant decrease in patients visiting hospitals across the country.
HCA Healthcare hospitals do not bill patients who are diagnosed with COVID-19 whether they have insurance or not, for testing or hospital care related to the treatment of COVID-19.
For the full list of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies, click here.