HCA Holdings Inc., which runs HCA Midwest Health System, announced Tuesday that its third quarter net income climbed to $365 million from $4.3 million in the same period last year.
Revenues for the third quarter totaled $8.456 billion, an increase of 4.9 percent over the same period in 2012.
HCA officials in a statement attribued the growth to higher volumes and higher revenues with admissions. Same facility admissions increased 0.7 percent in the third quarter, compared to the third quarter of 2012.
The health care system also noted a slight increase in emergency room visits.
HCA, based in Nashville, Tenn., is the nation’s largest for-profit hospital chain. HCA Midwest includes Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center and Research Medical Center.