HCA by the numbers in 2022

Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare released its annual impact report March 23, spotlighting patient care advancements, as well as the system's community investments and efforts to support staff. 

The impact report is based on accomplishments the 180-hospital system made in 2022. 

Ten highlights from the report: 

Patient care and quality

  • HCA had more than 37 million patient encounters in 2022.
  • More than 80 percent of HCA hospitals received an "A" or "B" grade from The Leapfrog Group in its fall patient safety rankings.
  • The HCA Healthcare Research Institute, the system's multispeciality clinical research arm, conducted more than 250 trials last year. 
  • HCA provided an estimated $3.5 billion in charity care, uninsured discounts and other uncompensated care.


  • The HCA Healthcare Foundation donated more than $44 million to community organizations in the U.S.
  • HCA donated $5.25 million to historically Black colleges and universities and Hispanic-serving institutions — part of its promise to invest $10 million over three years. 
  • HCA donated $1.5 million to support disaster relief efforts after Hurricane Ian hit Florida in September. 


  • HCA hired more than 123,000 new colleagues in 2022, a 6 percent increase from 2021.
  • The system provided more than $8.8 million in student loan assistance to colleagues and $30.4 million in tuition assistance benefits.
  • Nearly 40 percent of people hired for management and supervision roles at HCA were people of color.

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