Elected Officials, Regulators and Communities Must Hold HCA Accountable!
The care crisis inside HCA hospitals has reached a tipping point. Elected officials, shareholders, and regulators must come together to shine a light on HCA’s conduct and ensure that taxpayer dollars are invested in frontline healthcare workers and patient care, not just enormous profits for their CEO and the Frist family.
Nurses and other hospital workers are exhausted and burned out due to understaffing at HCA hospitals. The corporation’s staffing levels lag the national average by 30%, and nearly 80% of survey respondents report short-staffing is jeopardizing patient care.
While COVID-19 continues to fill emergency rooms, a new report finds that HCA Healthcare may be admitting patients unnecessarily, draining already depleted staffing resources.
American taxpayers, patients, and frontline healthcare workers deserve better.
It’s time we hold the nation’s largest for-profit hospital chain accountable for engaging in practices that prioritize profits over patient care, working conditions, and responsible corporate behavior.
Have you or a loved one received care at an HCA hospital you found to be low quality or risky? Have you experienced staffing or workplace safety concerns at an HCA hospital that put patients at risk? Do you have other concerns about an HCA hospital?