HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, cancer 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 12 hospitals, seven ambulatory surgery centers, four free standing emergency centers, five imaging centers, five cancer care programs and a Regional Transfer Center.  The Regional TransferCenter provides ground and air patient transportation to and from any HCA Houston Affiliated Hospital and many other healthcare facilities. HCA Gulf Coat Divsion Facilities include: Bayshore Medical Center/East Houston Regional Medical Center, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, Conroe Regional Medical Center, Corpus Christi Medical Center, Kingwood Medical Center, Mainland Medical Center, Rio Grande Regional Hospital, Spring Branch Medical Center, Texas Orthopedic Hospital, The Woman’s Hospital of Texas, Valley Regional Medical Center and West Houston Medical Center.  Care is also enhanced by 7 ambulatory surgery centers, 4 HealthOne Emergency Care Centers and the HealthOne Regional Transfer Center, which coordinates ground and air patient transportation. HCA Gulf Coast Division parent company, HCA,is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, composed of locally managed facilities
that include 163 hospitals and 113 outpatient centers in 20 states and England.
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies.