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Prime Healthcare Services is an American private company. It was established in 2001 by Chairman of the Board Prem Reddy. It operates 43 acute care hospitals serving communities in San Bernardino, San Diego, Los Angeles, Inglewood, Orange County and Shasta County in California, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Rhode Island and Texas. The hospital network has over 42,000 employees and physicians and more than 7,700 patient beds.
Reddy founded Prime Healthcare Services in 2001 with the purchase of Desert Valley Hospital; the company’s business is buying distressed hospitals and installing new management.In 2007, the Los Angeles Times ran a news story that alleged that the policies of Prime HealthCare Services, Inc., resulted in higher-than-average profits for the possible cost of patient care: “When Reddy’s company, Prime Healthcare Services Inc., takes over a hospital, it typically cancels insurance contracts, allowing the hospital to collect steeply higher reimbursements. It has suspended services — such as chemotherapy treatments, mental health care and birthing centers — that patients need but aren’t lucrative…. On four occasions since 2002, inspectors have found that Prime Healthcare facilities failed to meet minimum federal safety standards, placing their Medicare funding at risk.”