ONTARIO, Calif., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services announced today that it has completed the Rhode Island acquisitions of Landmark Medical Center and the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island. Through their subsidiaries, Prime Healthcare Services and the non-profit Prime Healthcare Foundation now have more than 30,000 employees and own and operate 25 hospitals.
"Prime Healthcare looks forward to working with the medical staffs and employees to make these two healthcare facilities the best in Rhode Island and the nation," said Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP, Chairman, President and CEO of Prime Healthcare. "Prime Healthcare's motto is saving hospitals, saving jobs and saving lives, and we take this responsibility very seriously."
"Today is a tremendous day for our employees and residents of the northern Rhode Island community," said Rick Charest, president and CEO of Landmark Medical Center and the RHRI. "With the clinical and operational expertise and financial commitment from Prime Healthcare combined with the dedication of our employees and physicians, our facilities will be able to provide the highest quality healthcare for years to come."
Prime Healthcare is an award-winning hospital system that was recognized as a Top 15 Health System in the nation in 2013 by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) for quality patient care and patient satisfaction. It was the third time in five years the health system was recognized. No health system in Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey or New York has ever received such recognition.
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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.
Prime Healthcare was recognized as one of the "15 Top Health Systems" in the nation in 2013, based on quality of healthcare and patient satisfaction. It is the third time in five years it has been recognized. In 2013, eight Prime Healthcare hospitals were ranked among the "100 Top Hospitals" in the nation by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters). Prime Healthcare hospitals have earned the award 21 times. In addition, 11 Prime Healthcare hospitals earned national recognition as "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures" in 2013 from The Joint Commission, the leading Medicare accreditation organization in the country.
Through their subsidiaries, Prime Healthcare Services and the non-profit Prime Healthcare Foundation have more than 30,000 employees and own and operate 25 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; Providence Medical Center and Saint John Hospital – in Kansas; Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center – in Nevada; Lower Bucks Hospital and Roxborough Memorial Hospital – in Pennsylvania; Landmark Medical Center and Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island – in Rhode Island; Dallas Medical Center, Harlingen Medical Center, Knapp Medical Center and Pampa Regional Medical Center – in Texas.
SOURCE Prime Healthcare Services