Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) today announced that management will participate in the Eleventh Annual Lehman Brothers Global Healthcare Conference to be held March 18-20, 2008, at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami, Florida.
The investor presentation by Wayne T. Smith, chairman, chief executive officer and president, will begin at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, March 18, 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 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 116 hospitals in 28 states. Its hospitals offer a broad range of inpatient 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."