PRIME ACQUIRES DALLAS MEDICAL CENTER IN TEXAS

PRIME ACQUIRES DALLAS MEDICAL CENTER IN TEXAS

09-26-2012

Prime Healthcare Services announced Sept. 26, 2012, that it purchased Dallas Medical Center, located in Dallas, Texas. Dallas Medical Center is a 155-bed full service acute care hospital, located in the North Dallas suburb of Farmers Branch. Services offered include medical/surgical, outpatient surgery, 24 hour emergency care, and cardiology services including interventional cardiac catherization facilities.

"Keeping with our motto of saving hospitals, saving jobs and saving lives, Dallas Medical Center is the third hospital Prime Healthcare has acquired in Texas,” said Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP, chairman, president and CEO of Prime Healthcare Services. "As one of the top health systems in the nation, Prime Healthcare looks forward to improving the already excellent care at the Center, ensuring its financial future, and continuing the strong relationships with the local physicians and community.”

With more than 200 physicians and 250 fulltime employees, the hospital is known for its outstanding medical staff, skilled and compassionate nurses and a state-of-the-art technology.

"We are in a great location and are happy that Dallas Medical Center is now in the hands of a national company that was recognized as one of the Top 15 Health Systems in the nation for patient care quality” said Raji Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of Dallas Medical Center. "Under the new leadership of Prime Healthcare, I'm sure Dallas Medical Center will reach the highest patient care quality standards.”

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