SOURCE: Vanguard Health Systems, Inc.

Vanguard Health Systems, Inc.

July 25, 2011 17:05 ET

Vanguard Health Systems to Report Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Results on August 25, 2011

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - Jul 25, 2011) - Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VHS) plans to announce results for its fourth quarter and year end June 30, 2011 before the market opens on Thursday, August 25, 2011.

Vanguard Health Systems will host a conference call on August 25, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time for senior management to discuss the financial and operating results. The live broadcast of this conference call can be found on the Company's website at http://investor.vanguardhealth.com/ or www.earnings.com. To listen to the live call, please go to the web site at least 15 minutes prior to the call to register, download, and install any necessary audio software. The online replay will follow shortly after the conclusion of the call and continue for 30 days.

Vanguard owns and operates 26 acute care and specialty hospitals and complementary facilities and services in metropolitan Chicago, Illinois; metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona; metropolitan Detroit, Michigan; San Antonio, Texas; and Worcester and metropolitan Boston, Massachusetts. Vanguard's strategy is to develop locally branded, comprehensive healthcare delivery networks in urban markets. Vanguard will pursue or make acquisitions that strengthen existing markets and acquisitions where there are opportunities to partner with leading delivery systems in new urban markets. Upon acquiring a facility or network of facilities, Vanguard implements strategic and operational improvement initiatives including making strategic capital investments to expand services, strengthening relationships with physicians and managed care organizations, recruiting new physicians and upgrading information systems and other capital equipment. These strategies improve quality and network coverage in a cost effective and accessible manner for the communities Vanguard serves.

Contact Information

  • Investor Contact:

    Gary D. Willis
    Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
    615-665-6098