Tenet Shareholders Elect Nine Directors

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) announced today the results of voting at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders, held this morning in Dallas. A total of 412,354,966 shares were voted in person or by proxy, representing approximately 85 percent of total shares outstanding as of the record date of March 9, 2010. Nine directors were elected to one-year terms on the company’s board. Those directors are: Gov. John Ellis “Jeb” Bush, Trevor Fetter, Brenda J. Gaines, Karen M. Garrison, Edward A. Kangas, Sen. J. Robert Kerrey, Floyd D. Loop, M.D., Richard R. Pettingill, and James A. Unruh. Shareholders also voted for the approval of Tenet’s Second Amended and Restated 2008 Stock Incentive Plan and Ninth Amended and Restated 1995 Employee Stock Purchase Plan. In addition, shareholders ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company’s independent registered public accountants for 2010.

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 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, 2009, 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.


Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Rick Black, 469-893-2647
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Thomas Rice, 469-893-2522
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