Tenet Publishes First Corporate Sustainability Report

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced it has published its first Corporate Sustainability Report which demonstrates the company’s commitment to economic, environmental and social sustainability. Sustainability reporting provides an opportunity for corporations to disclose initiatives, performance progress and goals related to their efforts in creating a more sustainable operating environment. Tenet’s complete report is available on the company’s website at http://www.tenethealth.com/community.

“Tenet is committed to being a socially responsible organization,” said Trevor Fetter, Tenet’s president and CEO. “We are focused on maintaining a healthy and sustainable hospital environment, improving patient outcomes and reducing our consumption of resources. As we deliver on this promise, we also strive to grow our business and reduce costs while maximizing operations efficiencies to create long-term value for our shareholders.”

Tenet’s report highlights its sustainability vision and the strategic operations and performance initiatives designed to support these efforts. The report was developed in accordance with the widely accepted Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) sustainability report framework. GRI has acknowledged the report meets its Application Level C Guidelines. Tenet plans to report annually on its sustainability initiatives.

Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a health care services company whose subsidiaries and affiliates own and operate acute care hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and diagnostic imaging centers. Tenet’s hospitals and related health care facilities are committed to providing high quality care to patients in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit www.tenethealth.com.

Some of the statements in this release may constitute forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations and could be affected by numerous factors and are subject to various risks and uncertainties discussed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2010, our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and periodic reports on Form 8-K. Do not rely on any forward-looking statement, as we cannot predict or control many of the factors that ultimately may affect our ability to achieve the results estimated. We make no promise to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of changes in underlying factors, new information, future events or otherwise.

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