HCA Healthcare has weathered the coronavirus pandemic a little bit better than most health systems. This month, the for-profit hospital chain announced that it was paying back nearly $6 billion in federal pandemic relief funding. Part of HCA’s ability to navigate the pandemic can be attributed to a long-standing approach to become what leaders there call a learning organization. Modern Healthcare Managing Editor Matthew Weinstock recently spoke with Dr. Jonathan Perlin, HCA’s president of clinical services and chief medical officer.
Look for next week’s installment of The Check Up with Rick Pollack, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association.