HCA Gulf Coast March 24, 2016

Houston, Texas, March 16, 2016 — HCA Gulf Coast Division today announced a new employer health and wellness program to support local employers.  In partnership with Health As We Age (HAWA), the HCA Gulf Coast Division is offering the HAWA Virtual Healthcare System, an engaging and customized wellness program, which includes the HAWA Health Profile (HHP HRQ), virtual coaches, comprehensive blood and biometric evaluations, connected health devices, incentive strategies, flu vaccinations, HAWA Health eNewsletters, lunch and learns, and a secure electronic health record all in one easy to access system.

Employers will be able to offer their employees, both locally and nationally, a cost-effective, tele-wellness membership that includes an impressive suite of services within an interactive tele-wellness HAWA Virtual Healthcare System.

“We identified a need to provide employers with wellness solutions that are customizable, personal, relational and lead to results that impact their employees’ health and the company’s bottom line,” said Phil Wegner, Vice President of Physician Services.

“HAWA is extremely pleased to be partnering with the HCA Gulf Coast Division, a leading healthcare organization known for high quality healthcare and wellness in the communities they serve,” said Marilyn Crawford, HAWA Founder and CEO. “Our member-centric philosophies are well aligned and we look forward to the HCA Gulf Coast Division introducing the HAWA Virtual Healthcare solution to their valued employer clients and community organizations."  

For more information contact Kimberly Lease, Director of Employer Relations, at 281-588-8683, or Lori Wilson, Director of Employer Relations, at 281-348-7468.

About HCA Gulf Coast Division

HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities.  It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas’ residents and businesses.  HCA affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 13 hospitals, 8 ambulatory centers, 7 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius.  For more information, visit our website at www.HCAGulfCoast.com