Ontario, Calif., Aug. 31, 2015 – Prime Healthcare Services has recently been named the 5th largest for-profit hospital system in the United States by Becker’s Hospital Review and is listed in its 2015 10 Largest For-Profit Hospital Systems based on number of acute-care hospitals. Becker’s is one of the nation’s leading sources of healthcare industry information and the list is based on data from the American Hospital Directory, which obtains its information from CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services).

Health systems also receiving this recognition include: Community Health Systems with 188 facilities; Hospital Corporation of America with 166 facilities; Tenet Healthcare with 74 facilities; LifePoint Health with 56 facilities; Universal Health Services with 28 facilities; IASIS Healthcare with 18 facilities; Ardent Health Services with 12 facilities; Capella Healthcare with 9 facilities; Steward Health Care System with 9 facilities; and National Surgical Hospital with 8 facilities.

“We are humbled to be named among the largest hospital systems in the country and grateful for the opportunities we have had to make a meaningful contribution to the quality of healthcare in the communities we serve,” said Prem Reddy, M.D., Chairman and CEO of Prime Healthcare Services. “Our growth and ability to save community hospitals is due to the hard work and dedication of each of our staff, physicians and members of the Prime Healthcare family which now extends across eleven states and thankfully continues to grow.”

Prime Healthcare is an award-winning national hospital system with 34 acute-care hospitals dedicated to providing compassionate, quality care. Prime Healthcare is committed to ensuring access to quality healthcare in communities across the country with the mission of “Saving hospitals, saving jobs, saving lives.” It has been recognized as a “10 Top Health System” and among the “15 Top Health Systems” three times. Its hospitals have been named “100 Top Hospitals” in the nation 33 times and are recognized by The Joint Commission among the “Top Performers on Key Quality Measures.” For more information, please visit