13 Largest For-Profit Hospital Operators | 2014

Here are the 13 largest for-profit hospital operators based on number of short-term, acute-care hospitals as of June 2014.

The list is based on data from the American Hospital Directory. Companies are listed in descending order based on the number of short-term, acute-care hospitals. The company rankings total 13, although the list includes ties, which means there are more than 13 individual companies listed.

1. Community Health Systems (Brentwood, Tenn.) — 191
2. HCA (Nashville, Tenn.) — 160
3. Tenet (Dallas) — 72
4. LifePoint Hospitals (Brentwood, Tenn.) — 56*
*Figure includes short-term, acute-care facilities within Brentwood, Tenn.-based Duke LifePoint Healthcare
5. Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.) — 27
6. Prime Healthcare Services (Ontario, Calif.) — 23
7. IASIS Healthcare (Franklin, Tenn.) — 17
8. Ardent Health Services (Nashville, Tenn.) — 12
9. Capella Healthcare (Franklin, Tenn.) — 11
10. Steward Health Care System (Boston) — 10
11. RegionalCare Hospital Partners (Brentwood, Tenn.) — 8
11. National Surgical Hospitals (Chicago) — 8
12. AHMC Healthcare (Alhambra, Calif.) — 6
12. Victory Healthcare (Houston) — 6
13. Cancer Treatment Centers of America (Arlington Heights, Ill.) — 5

Editor's note: Please note that figures above may vary from what systems otherwise market or promote, as they do not reflect long-term acute care, psychiatric or rehabilitative hospitals. This list was updated 6/26/14.

 

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