Community Health Systems to Participate in Goldman Sachs 31st Annual Global Healthcare Conference

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) today announced that management will participate in the Goldman Sachs 31st Annual Global Healthcare Conference to be held June 14-17, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

The investor presentation will begin at 1:55 p.m. Pacific time, 3:55 p.m. Central time, on Tuesday, June 15, 2010, 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 122 hospitals in 29 states with an aggregate of approximately 18,000 licensed beds. 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 approximately 150 independent non-affiliated 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.”



CONTACT:

Community Health Systems, Inc.
W. Larry Cash, 615-465-7000
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
or
Lizbeth Schuler, 615-465-7000
Vice President - Investor Relations

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  California  Tennessee

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Hospitals

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