Founded in 1968, HCA Delta Division is the largest nongovernment health care service provider in the United States. It is a part of HCA Inc., which offers highest level of patient care through its network of state-of-the-art hospitals and treatment facilities in the Delta states of Mississippi and Louisiana. HCA Delta Division comprises 163 hospitals and 105 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England. The company and its affiliates employ approximately 183,000 people. In 2010, HCA Delta Division launched Smartphone App which allows consumers to search medical symptoms, learn about possible causes and find appropriate locations for treatment.