HCA Gulf Coast Division is an affiliation of hospitals serving greater Houston area and South Texas. We share a mission, a commitment to the communities we serve and a standard of excellence for providing compassionate patient care.
Serving such a large and diverse region requires HCA Gulf Coast Division to offer a range of programs that meets the needs of people of all ages with conditions ranging from acute to chronic illnesses.
With 16 acute care and specialty hospitals, freestanding emergency rooms, ambulatory surgery centers, and more than more than 16,000 employees, HCA Gulf Coast Division offers patients access to a circle of care that is unique in the region. We bring comprehensive care close to home, including advanced medical care, education, and community outreach.
By joining together as a network, hospitals are able to focus on improving outcomes and enhancing services for their own communities, while pooling resources for other functions like staffing and systems management.
About HCA Healthcare
As part of HCA Healthcare, we lead the industry in putting patients first. Our physicians, staff and hospital leaders are committed to offering patients and their families hope and healing through quality care and advanced technology. To that end, we work every day to ensure an environment where our physicians can provide strength, expertise and experience, and our partners are entrusted to act with absolute integrity.
Mission and Values
Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.
In pursuit of our mission, we believe the following value statements are essential and timeless:
- We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual.
- We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness.
- We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect, and dignity.
- We act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives.
Committed to care
HCA Gulf Coast Division is committed to providing excellent care that is convenient and accessible. Our focus on patient safety and quality is grounded in evidence-based medicine and is delivering better outcomes for our patients every day. As part of our continuous quality improvements, HCA Gulf Coast Division benchmarks our rankings in emergency department wait times, door-to-balloon times and key service line indicators as reported by CMS.
Investing in People and Communities
People heal people, so our success starts with the doctors and nurses and other caregivers who have dedicated their lives to preserving the lives of others. This commitment to excellence has been recognized time and time again, earning praise and awards from such esteemed entities as The Joint Commission, American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association, and many others.
As part of HCA Healthcare, we can attract the best, most experienced doctors to our hospitals as well as bring the latest technology and equipment to our patients.
Working well: our commitment to ethics and compliance
The HCA Ethics and Compliance Program helps ensure that everyone associated with HCA-affiliated facilities reflects the Mission and Values Statement, the Fundamental Commitment to Stakeholders, and other standards set forth in the Code of Conduct. Taken together, these approaches to the operation of affiliated facilities set ambitious standards for how we treat our patients, the physicians who practice in affiliated facilities, our fellow colleagues, and other groups with whom we interact. If everyone associated with an HCA-affiliated facility reflects these standards in his or her activities, it will ensure that we provide compassionate, efficient, quality, patient-focused healthcare at all times.