Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) announced today that management will participate in the Merrill Lynch Health Services Investor Conference to be held November 27-28, 2007, at The World Financial Center in New York City.
The investor presentation by Wayne T. Smith, chairman, president and chief executive officer will begin at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, November 27, 2007, and will be available to investors via a live audio webcast. A link to the broadcast can be found at the investor relations section of the Company’s website, www.chs.net, and a replay will be available for 30 days using that same link.
Located in the Nashville, Tennessee, suburb of Franklin, Community Health Systems, Inc. is the largest publicly-traded hospital company in the United States and a leading operator of general acute care hospitals in non-urban and mid-size markets throughout the country. Through its subsidiaries, the Company currently owns, leases or operates approximately 127 hospitals in 28 states and one in Ireland, with an aggregate of approximately 19,100 licensed beds. Its hospitals offer a broad range of inpatient medical and surgical services, outpatient treatment and skilled nursing care. In addition, through its QHR subsidiary, the Company provides management and consulting services to independent general acute care hospitals located throughout the United States. Shares in Community Health Systems, Inc. are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CYH.”