HCA Gulf Coast
May 06, 2024

Webster, TX – HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake has been named on the 2024 Fortune/PINC AI 100 Top Hospitals list which recognizes the highest-quality performers and promotes continual improvement in the industry. According to Fortune/PINC AI, this year’s list is based on an analysis of Medicare data that reflect measures of clinical outcomes, operational efficiency, patient experience and financial health.

“This elite recognition reflects the unwavering commitment of our colleagues and medical staff to continuously elevate the standard of care in the Bay Area,” said Todd Caliva, CEO of HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake. “We are proud to be the hospital of choice for our community for over fifty years.”

As a part of HCA Healthcare, HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is also part of one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2024. To determine this year’s list, Fortune collaborated with Korn Ferry to analyze 660 companies across 52 industries in 29 countries. The top-rated companies were rated by executives, directors and analysts on nine criteria: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness.

In 2023, HCA Healthcare recruited more than 116,500 colleagues, including 37,500 bedside nurses. To support its colleagues, HCA Healthcare offers a variety of programs, resources and opportunities, including education assistance, financial well-being programs and the HCA Healthcare Leadership Institute, which has graduated more than 21,200 colleagues since its inception in 2014.

HCA Healthcare strives to find new, innovative ways to elevate care delivery for its patients. The organization’s Care Transformation and Innovation (CT&I) team works closely with clinicians to refine tools, such as generative AI to assist care teams with time-consuming tasks like documentation and a scheduling and staffing solution for nurses, and to expand the use of technology throughout the organization.

HCA Healthcare’s dedication to improve more lives in more ways extends beyond the walls of its hospitals. The organization’s environmental strategy includes both short- and long-term sustainability plans and centers on incorporating four key pillars into operations, including managing energy and water responsibly, enhancing climate resilience, sourcing and consuming efficiently and managing the environmental impact of capital programs.

Earlier this year, HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake was recognized as one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals and a 2024 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ recipient by Healthgrades, the leading resource consumers use to find a hospital or doctor. This achievement puts HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for overall clinical performance and reflects HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake’s commitment to exceptional patient care.

Last fall, HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake’s Heart Hospital earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) procedures. The three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality, places HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake among the elite for heart bypass surgery in the United States and Canada and top in Houston.

“We are extremely proud that our community has access to one of the nation’s top hospitals for quality patient care, right here in Webster,” said Caliva.