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Tenet Appoints Garry L. Gause as Chief Executive Officer of Southern Region

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Tenet Appoints Garry L. Gause as Chief Executive Officer of Southern Region

11:09 EDT Wednesday, July 30, 2014

DALLAS (Business Wire) -- Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) named Garry L. Gause as chief executive officer of its Southern Region. In this role, Gause will lead the overall direction, strategy and operations for the region's 10 geographically dispersed acute care hospitals, one critical access hospital, 34 outpatient centers and related healthcare services.

“Garry is an accomplished healthcare executive who has demonstrated expertise and success in hospital and multi-facility operations management,” said Britt T. Reynolds, president of hospital operations at Tenet. “I am confident Garry will effectively lead the Southern Region in providing high quality care to the communities we serve.”

Gause has been with Tenet for 16 years and most recently served as the chief executive officer of the Birmingham Market and as chief executive officer of Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham, Ala. Prior to joining Tenet, Gause served as chief executive officer at hospitals in Birmingham, Decatur and Cullman, Ala., as well as in Olympia, Wash.

Tenet's Southern Region includes hospitals and other operations in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. These include Atlanta Medical Center in Atlanta, Ga.; Brookwood Medical Center; Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford, N.C.; Coastal Carolina Hospital in Hardeeville, S.C.; East Cooper Medical Center in Mount Pleasant, S.C.; Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, N.C.; Hilton Head Hospital in Hilton Head, S.C.; North Fulton Medical Center in Roswell, Ga.; Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, S.C.; Spalding Regional Hospital in Griffin, Ga.; and Sylvan Grove Hospital in Jackson, Ga.

Gause's appointment is effective immediately. A national search, internally and externally, has been initiated for successors to Gause for CEO of the Birmingham Market and for CEO of Brookwood Medical Center.

[Editor's Note: For a high-resolution photograph of Garry Gause, 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, 193 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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