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Conifer Health Solutions to Present at the American College of Healthcare Executives' 2013 Congress on Healthcare Leadership

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Conifer Health Solutions to Present at the American College of Healthcare Executives' 2013 Congress on Healthcare Leadership16:00 EDT Tuesday, March 12, 2013 FRISCO, Texas (Business Wire) -- Conifer Health Solutions, a leader in healthcare business process management services, announced that the company will present at the American College of Healthcare Executives' 2013 Congress on Healthcare Leadership. Janie Patterson, senior vice president of Revenue Cycle Management at Conifer Health, and J. Eric Evans, FACHE, market chief executive officer at Sierra Providence Health Network, will be speaking at the conference for healthcare leaders on Wednesday, March 13, in Chicago, Ill. J. Eric Evans, FACHE, is the market chief executive officer at Sierra Providence Health Network in El Paso, Texas. (Photo: Business Wire) Patterson and Evans will present on the topic, “Traits of a Great Revenue Cycle Leader.” During the session, they will identify current revenue cycle challenges that healthcare organizations face today and examine the leading solutions available to address these imperatives. They will also define the key traits of a great revenue cycle leader and present examples of what it takes to successfully drive an organization to achieve results through revenue cycle management. Patterson has served as a senior vice president at Conifer Health since 2008 and has worked for Conifer Health and its predecessor company since 1990. In her current role, she leads more than 3,500 employees who work in centralized and hospital operations for more than 130 clients. Evans has served as the market chief executive officer for Sierra Providence Health Network in El Paso, Texas, since September 2012. Previously, he was the chief executive officer at Lake Pointe Health Network in Rowlett, Texas, and in other leadership roles for Tenet Healthcare, a leading healthcare services company. About Conifer Health Solutions Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management, patient communications, and value-based care solutions, we empower healthcare decision makers -- hospitals, health systems, physicians, employers, and payers -- to better connect every point of patient engagement. Conifer Health processes 10 million patient accounts annually, manages $21 billion in annual patient revenue, and provides technology and health management services to support care management for more than three million lives. For more information, call 1-877-CONIFER or visit www.coniferhealth.com. Conifer Health Solutions, LLC, is a subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC). 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, certain of which are discussed in Tenet's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2012, 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. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20130312006532/en/ Conifer Health SolutionsJohn Hoffmann, 214-676-5024