HCA is one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, comprised of locally managed facilities that include 171 hospitals and 118 freestanding surgery centers located in 20 U.S. states and the United Kingdom. With its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA created a new format for hospital care in America. R. Milton Johnson is the company’s Chairman and CEO. We are dedicated to providing healthcare services that meet each community's local healthcare needs. We seek to integrate various services to deliver patient care with maximum quality and efficiency.