Tenet to Highlight its Work to Transform Healthcare Delivery and Promote Wellness in Hospitals and Communities
Tenet is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2014 Clinton Foundation Health Matters Conference
Tenet Healthcare CorporationSteven Campanini, 469-893-2640orThomas Rice, 469-893-2522
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is the presenting sponsor of the third annual “Health Matters: Activating Wellness in Every Generation” conference scheduled for January 13-15 in La Quinta, Calif. The conference is the annual convergence of key health and wellness thought leaders for the national Health Matters Initiative established by the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, bringing together more than 400 stakeholders from healthcare, public policy, business, education and sports.
“We are honored to be the presenting sponsor of the Health Matters conference for the third year,” said Daniel Waldmann, senior vice president of public affairs at Tenet. “Tenet is committed to improving the health and well-being of the communities we serve, and we are proud to partner with the Clinton Foundation to focus on successful initiatives that are improving healthcare delivery and promoting healthy lifestyles across the country.”
Trevor Fetter, president and chief executive officer at Tenet, will open the conference and participate in a panel discussion about health transformation in America led by former President Bill Clinton. Carolyn Caldwell, chief executive officer at Desert Regional Medical Center, a Tenet hospital, will participate in a panel about promoting healthy lifestyles and will discuss the hospital’s commitment to the public health initiative “Get Tested Coachella Valley” to bring free, anonymous HIV testing to all local residents through a mobile medical clinic and other public outreach efforts. Cathy Fraser, senior vice president of human resources at Tenet, will participate in a panel discussion about employee effectiveness and well-being and will highlight Tenet’s innovative wellness programs.
The main conference session will take place on Tuesday, January 14, and will be webcast live at . Welcome remarks by Trevor Fetter will begin at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST). Tenet will provide social media updates from the conference on Twitter (@TenetHealth) and Facebook (). Additionally, webcast viewers can follow the online conversation and submit questions to the Clinton Foundation via Twitter to by using the hashtag #HealthMatters2014.
In addition to the conference, JFK Memorial Hospital, a Tenet hospital, will co-host Chelsea Clinton’s “Day of Action: Coachella Valley” on Monday, January 13, to help revitalize a local neighborhood, and Desert Regional Medical Center will host a breakfast on Wednesday, January 15, at the Desert AIDS Project in Palm Springs to highlight its work to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS in the region.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation, a leading healthcare services company, through its subsidiaries operates 77 hospitals, 183 outpatient centers and Conifer Health Solutions, a leader in business process solutions for healthcare providers serving more than 700 hospital and other clients nationwide. Tenet’s hospitals and related healthcare facilities are committed to providing high quality care to patients in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit .
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