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HCA Healthcare Earns Brandon Hall Group Gold Award for Best Advance in Leadership Development

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Members of the HCA Healthcare Executive Development Team.

There’s no better time than now to unlock the endless possibilities of your career at HCA Healthcare. As part of our organization’s Leadership Institute, HCA Healthcare recently earned the 2018 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Gold Award for “Best Advance in Leadership Development” category for its Executive Development Program.

Brandon Hall Group Gold Excellence in Leadership Development Award

The award was presented on January 24, 2019.

HCA Healthcare, in partnership with Harvard Business Publishing, was one of 13 companies to receive the highest-level award for its Executive Development Program, which purposefully prepares leaders for hospital executive roles.

“We are very proud of our entire Executive Development team and internal partners like executive and key talent, strategy and innovation, and clinical services group, who have worked diligently to build this best in class program,” said Laura Grams, vice president of leadership and organizational development, part of HCA Healthcare’s Human Resources Group. “It was an honor to be recognized as a gold level winner the first year we applied.”

This honor demonstrates the quality and effectiveness of the Executive Development Program and the HCA Healthcare culture of developing and promoting talent from within the organization.

“It’s exciting to see that our Executive Development Program is being recognized for fostering leaders that will help HCA Healthcare continue to excel in our mission of caring well into the future,” said Jane Englebright, PhD, Chief Nurse Executive at HCA Healthcare. “Preparing the next generation of hospital leaders in every community we serve is what sets us apart.”

“Best-in-class leadership development is a differentiator to recruit and retain the most promising future leaders to HCA Healthcare,” Grams added. “We are committed to developing leaders who will embrace our culture, grow the business, and lead the industry.”

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Logo for Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards Gold Excellence in Leadership Development

The HCA Healthcare Executive Development Program includes up to 50 participants to expand the pipeline and accelerate the readiness of potential Chief Financial Officers, Chief Nursing Officers, and Chief Operating Officers. The curriculum is designed to provide a wide variety of opportunities for colleagues to network, gain necessary experiences, and increase their exposure to other HCA Healthcare facilities and divisions. Educational content leverages leadership development best practices with Harvard Business Publishing. 

The Brandon Hall Group is a human capital management research and advisory firm that recognizes organizations around the world that have achieved measurable results in developing leaders. Award entries were reviewed by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts and executives, and evaluated based on: fitting the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation, and overall measurable benefits.

About HCA Healthcare

HCA Healthcare, one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, is comprised of 186 hospitals and more than 2,000 sites of care, in 20 states and the United Kingdom. Our approximately 275,000 colleagues are connected by a single purpose — to give patients healthier tomorrows.

As an enterprise, we recognize the significant responsibility we have as a leading healthcare provider within each of the communities we serve, as well as the opportunity we have to improve the lives of the patients for whom we are entrusted to care. Through the compassion, knowledge and skill of our caregivers, and our ability to leverage our scale and innovative capabilities, HCA Healthcare is in a unique position to play a leading role in the transformation of care.

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