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Tenet Opens New Hospital in New Braunfels, Texas

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Tenet Opens New Hospital in New Braunfels, Texas

09:00 EDT Tuesday, June 24, 2014

DALLAS (Business Wire) -- Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) has opened Resolute Health Hospital in New Braunfels, Texas. The new hospital serves as the cornerstone of Resolute Health, a healthcare network in the New Braunfels area, located about 30 miles northeast of San Antonio, where the population growth of 2.5 percent annually is nearly four times the national rate.

“New Braunfels is a vibrant, rapidly growing area, and we are proud to add Resolute to Tenet's network of hospitals across the country,” said Britt T. Reynolds, president of hospital operations at Tenet.

The 365,000 square-foot hospital has 128 beds in all-private rooms and offers a broad range of specialty care, including cardiovascular, orthopedics, oncology, imaging, wound care, rehabilitation and obstetrics. In addition, Resolute Health features the only level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in the area.

Resolute Health's 56-acre “wellness” campus is designed to draw community members for needs beyond acute healthcare, with services such as a fitness center, health-oriented restaurants, walking trails and an integrative medicine center, which provides complementary therapies such as nutrition counseling, fitness instruction and lifestyle coaching. Retail shops and a women's health center are scheduled to open in the fall.

“In addition to providing high-quality acute medical care, Resolute offers a variety of innovative approaches to improve the health and well-being of the community,” said Tess Coody, chief executive officer of Resolute Health. “Our goal is to empower members of our community with the tools they need to take responsibility for their own health, and to be the provider of choice when they need acute care services.”

Resolute Health Hospital is Tenet's 79th hospital and its 19th in Texas. Last month, Tenet announced plans with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center to build a new teaching hospital in El Paso, due to open in late 2016. And earlier this month, Tenet completed the acquisition of Texas Regional Medical Center, a 70-bed hospital in Sunnyvale, Texas.

Note to Editors: For a high-resolution photograph of Resolute Health Hospital, please contact Tenet Corporate Communications at mediarelations@tenethealth.com.

About Tenet

Tenet Healthcare Corporation, a leading healthcare services company, through its subsidiaries operates 79 hospitals, 189 outpatient centers and Conifer Health Solutions, a leader in business process solutions for healthcare providers serving more than 700 hospital and other clients nationwide. Tenet's hospitals and related healthcare facilities are committed to providing high quality care to patients in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit www.tenethealth.com.

This release contains “forward-looking statements” – that is, statements that relate to future, not past, events. In this context, forward-looking statements often address our expected future business and financial performance and financial condition, and often contain words such as “expect,” “assume,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “seek,” “see,” or “will.” Forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain. Particular uncertainties that could cause our actual results to be materially different than those expressed in our forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the factors disclosed under “Forward-Looking Statements” and “Risk Factors” in our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013, and in our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, periodic reports on Form 8-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The information contained in this release is as of the date hereof. The company assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information or future events or developments.

Tenet uses its company website to provide important information to investors about the company including the posting of important announcements regarding financial performance and corporate developments.

Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Media:
Steven Campanini, 469-893-2640
Steven.Campanini@tenethealth.com
or
Investors:
Thomas Rice,469-893-2522
Thomas.Rice@tenethealth.com

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