Community Health Systems, Inc. provides a range of general and specialized hospital healthcare services and other outpatient services to patients in the United States. Services The company provides healthcare services through the hospitals that it owns and operates and affiliated businesses in non-urban and selected urban markets throughout the United States. As of December 31, 2015, it owned or leased 194 hospitals included in continuing operations, comprised of 190 general acute care hospitals and 4 stand-alone rehabilitation or psychiatric hospitals. These hospitals are geographically diversified across 28 states, with an aggregate of 29,853 licensed beds. Services provided through the company’s hospitals and affiliated businesses include general acute care, emergency room, general and specialty surgery, critical care, internal medicine, obstetrics, diagnostic, psychiatric and rehabilitation services. The company also provides additional outpatient services at urgent care centers, occupational medicine clinics, imaging centers, cancer centers, ambulatory surgery centers, and home health and hospice agencies. An integral part of providing these services is the company’s relationship and network of affiliated physicians at its hospitals and affiliated businesses. As of December 31, 2015, the company employed approximately 3,400 physicians and an additional 1,000 licensed healthcare practitioners. Through its management and operation of these businesses, the company provides standardization and centralization of operations across key business areas; strategic assistance to expand and improve services and facilities; implementation of patient safety and quality of care improvement programs; and assistance in the recruitment of additional physicians and licensed healthcare practitioners to the markets in which its hospitals are located. In addition to its hospitals and related businesses, the company also owned and operated 79 licensed home care agencies and 22 licensed hospice agencies, as of December 31, 2015, located primarily in markets where it also operates a hospital. Also, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Quorum Health Resources, LLC, the company provides management and consulting services to non-affiliated general acute care hospitals located throughout the United States. For the services the company provides through hospitals and home care agencies that it owns and operates, the company is paid by governmental agencies, private insurers and directly by the patients it serves. For its management and consulting services, the company is paid by the non-affiliated hospitals utilizing its services. Business Strategy The key elements of the company’s business strategy are to expand and strengthen regional networks, improve patient safety and quality of care, and grow through selective acquisitions. History Community Health Systems, Inc. was founded in 1985.
community health systems inc
(CG5:German Stock Exchange)
4000 Meridian Boulevard
Franklin, TN 37067
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