Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) announced today that management will participate in the 2008 Wachovia Healthcare Conference to be held January 29 - 31, 2008, in Boston, MA.
The investor presentation by W. Larry Cash, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will begin at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, January 31, 2008, 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 126 hospitals in 28 states and one in Ireland, with an aggregate of approximately 18,800 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.”