Community Health Systems, Inc.
Community Health Systems, Inc. operates general acute care hospitals which provide a broad range of general and specialized hospital healthcare services and other outpatient services to patients. The company's services include general acute care, emergency room, general and specialty surgery, critical care, internal medicine, obstetrics, diagnostic, psychiatric and rehabilitation services. It 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. 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. The company operates in three operating segments: Hospital Operations, Home Care Agencies Operations and Hospital Management Services Business. The Hospital Operations segment includes the company's acute care hospitals and related healthcare entities that provides inpatient and outpatient healthcare services. The Home Care Agencies Operations segment provides in-home outpatient care services. The Hospital Management Services Business segment provides executive management and consulting services to non-affiliated general acute care hospitals. Community Health Systems was founded in March 1985 and is headquartered in Franklin, TN.