HCA Inc.

Industry: Healthcare Facilities

Fortune Rank: 77

HCA Inc. is a healthcare services company that operates 191 hospitals and 83 surgery centers in 22 states, England and Switzerland. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, revenues rose 4% to $12.25B. Net income increased 18% to $819M. Revenues reflect an increase in same facility admissions and higher outpatient surgical volumes. Higher income also reflects a decrease in provision for doubtful account and a $29M gain on the sales of facilities.

HCA Inc. (HCA) is a healthcare services company that owns, manages or operates hospitals; freestanding surgery centers; diagnostic and imaging centers; radiation and oncology therapy centers; comprehensive rehabilitation and physical therapy centers; and various other facilities. At December 31, 2004, HCA operated 189 hospitals, comprised of 174 general, acute care hospitals; seven psychiatric hospitals; one rehabilitation hospital, and seven hospitals (one of which is a rehabilitation hospital) included in joint ventures. HCA also operated 92 freestanding surgery centers. The Company's facilities are located in 23 states, England and Switzerland. HCA's general, acute care hospitals typically provide a full range of services to accommodate such medical specialties as internal medicine, general surgery, cardiology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and obstetrics, as well as diagnostic and emergency services.

HCA Inc.

HCA Inc. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 HCA Inc. was ranked number 77 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 77th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

HCA Inc. achieved revenue of $30,052.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $1,054.00 million.

HCA Inc.' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 77th compared to 88th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $28,374 million (a change of 2 million compared to 2010) and profits of $673 million (a change of $-672 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then HCA Inc. would be ranked 127th rather than 77th due to its profits of $1,054 in 2010.

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