2009 Winner Profile

HCA

Project Description:
HCA aimed to reduce the number of drug-resistant Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus infections contracted by patients within its facilities by using available technologies to screen and protect high-risk patients. By integrating clinical, financial and outcome data, the company was able to get a big-picture view of the problem and how to prevent it. HCA implemented new processes that reduced infection rates by as much as 52 percent.
Project type:
BI, BPM, Databases
Business Functions:
Clinical operations
Business Goal:
Social
CEO:
Richard M. Bracken, President & CEO
Headquarters:
Nashville, Tenn.
Industry:
Health Care
Revenue (2008):
Website:
www.hcahealthcare.com
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