Prime Healthcare Services Acquires Dallas Medical Center

ONTARIO, Calif., Sept.26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services announced today that it has purchased Dallas Medical Center, located in Dallas, Texas.

Dallas Medical Center is a 155-bed full service acute care hospital, located in the North Dallas suburb of Farmers Branch. Services offered include medical/surgical, outpatient surgery, 24 hour emergency care, and cardiology services including interventional cardiac catherization facilities.

"Keeping with our motto of saving hospitals, saving jobs and saving lives, Dallas Medical Center is the third hospital Prime Healthcare has acquired in Texas," said Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP, chairman, president and CEO of Prime Healthcare Services. "As one of the top health systems in the nation, Prime Healthcare looks forward to improving the already excellent care at the Center, ensuring its financial future, and continuing the strong relationships with the local physicians and community."

With more than 200 physicians and 250 fulltime employees, the hospital is known for its outstanding medical staff, skilled and compassionate nurses and a state-of-the-art technology.

"We are in a great location and are happy that Dallas Medical Center is now in the hands of a national company that was recognized as one of the Top 15 Health Systems in the nation for patient care quality" said Raji Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of Dallas Medical Center. "Under the new leadership of Prime Healthcare, I'm sure Dallas Medical Center will reach the highest patient care quality standards."

Prime Healthcare Services

Ontario, CA-based Prime Healthcare Services (www.primehealthcare.com), with a motto of "Saving Hospitals, Saving Jobs and Saving Lives," is one of the largest hospital companies in the nation. 

Through their subsidiaries, Prime Healthcare Services and the non-profit Prime Healthcare Foundation have more than 15,000 employees and own and operate 18 acute-care hospitals: Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, Centinela Hospital Medical Center, Chino Valley Medical Center, Desert Valley Hospital, Encino Hospital Medical Center, Garden Grove Hospital Medical Center, Huntington Beach Hospital, La Palma Intercommunity Hospital, Montclair Hospital Medical Center, Paradise Valley Hospital, San Dimas Community Hospital, Shasta Regional Medical Center, Sherman Oaks Hospital and West Anaheim Medical Center – in California, Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center – in Nevada, Roxborough Memorial Hospital – in Pennsylvania, and Harlingen Medical Center and Pampa Regional Medical Center – in Texas.

Prime Healthcare was recognized as one of the "15 Top Health Systems in the Nation" in 2012 by Thomson Reuters, based on quality of healthcare and patient satisfaction. It was also recognized as a top health system in 2009. Five Prime Healthcare hospitals were ranked among the "100 Top Hospitals in the Nation" in 2012 by Thomson Reuters. Eight Prime Healthcare hospitals earned national recognition as "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures," (Top 18 percent), in 2012 from The Joint Commission, the leading Medicare accreditation organization in the country.

SOURCE Prime Healthcare Services



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