March 20, 2012

HCA named one of the 'World's Most Ethical Companies'

HCA - Hospital Corporation of America, the world's largest non governmental hospital organisation, which has 163 hospitals including London's six leading acute private hospitals', has again been named as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies.

This is the third year in a row that HCA, The parent company of HCA International Limited in the UK, has been awarded this honour by the international Ethisphere Institute based in the US.

"This recognition from the Ethisphere Institute is particularly meaningful to all of us at HCA because it is based on the totality of our organization's efforts and performance," said Alan Yuspeh, HCA's Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer.

"It reflects not only an energetic ethics and compliance program, but also our dedication to patients, our support for communities we serve, our generosity of spirit in providing charity care, our focus on sustainability, and our culture of integrity," said Mr Yuspeh.

"Each year the competition for World's Most Ethical Companies intensifies as the number of nominations submitted for consideration grows," said Alex Brigham, Executive Director of Ethisphere. "This year's winners know that a strong ethics program is a key component to a successful business model, and they continue to scrutinize their ethical standards to keep up with an ever-changing regulatory environment."

The 2012 list is the largest since the award's inception in 2007. Through in-depth research and a multi-step analysis, Ethisphere reviewed nominations from companies in more than 100 countries and 36 industries.

HCA International Limited, owns London's six leading private hospitals and each with an international reputation for the highest standards of acute and tertiary care. They are: The Wellington - the largest private hospital in Europe, London Bridge Hospital, The Harley Street Clinic, The Portland Hospital for Women and Children, The Lister Hospital and The Princess Grace Hospital.

HCA also has ten outpatient and diagnostic centres in and around London, a blood and bone cancer treatment unit as a joint venture with the NHS at University College Hospital - together with a young person's cancer unit; The London Gamma Knife Centre, another joint venture with the NHS at St Bartholomew's Hospital and Harley Street at Queen's, a private patient cancer centre at the NHS Queen's Hospital in Romford. In addition, HCA has opened, in partnership with the internationally renowned Christie NHS cancer hospital in Manchester, a new ultra modern private patient unit - The Christie Clinic - for patients from across the North of England.

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