Idaho Falls, ID — Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC), as part of HCA Healthcare, announced that it has been recognized on Fortune’s 2024 World’s Most Admired Companies list. This year, HCA Healthcare is ranked first overall in its industry. 

To determine this year’s list, Fortune collaborated with Korn Ferry to analyze 660 companies across 52 industries in 29 countries. The top-rated companies were rated by executives, directors and analysts on nine criteria: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness. 

“It’s exciting to be able to bring Eastern Idahoans access to a leading national healthcare network that is so respected for its commitment to excellence,” said Evan Ray, president of HCA Healthcare’s Mountain Division, one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems which includes EIRMC and its sister facilities in Idaho, Utah and Alaska. “Every day in patient interactions here in Idaho Falls, our teams deliver high-quality care that is enhanced by our connection to HCA Healthcare and its knowledge, data and best practices.” 

HCA Healthcare serves more than 43 million annual patient encounters. West Valley Medical Center has been part of the HCA Healthcare family since 1986. It is the region’s most complex medical facility, and was recently recognized among the nation’s best hospitals for patient safety

In 2023, HCA Healthcare recruited more than 116,500 colleagues, including 37,500 bedside nurses. To support its colleagues, HCA Healthcare offers a variety of programs, resources and opportunities, including education assistance, financial well-being programs and the HCA Healthcare Leadership Institute, which has graduated more than 21,200 colleagues since its inception in 2014. 

HCA Healthcare strives to find new, innovative ways to elevate care delivery for its patients. The organization’s Care Transformation and Innovation (CT&I) team works closely with clinicians to refine tools, such as generative AI to assist care teams with time-consuming tasks like documentation and a scheduling and staffing solution for nurses, and to expand the use of technology throughout the organization. 

HCA Healthcare’s dedication to improve more lives in more ways extends beyond the walls of its hospitals. The organization’s environmental strategy includes both short- and long-term sustainability plans and centers on incorporating four key pillars into operations, including managing energy and water responsibly, enhancing climate resilience, sourcing and consuming efficiently and managing the environmental impact of capital programs.