Health Management Associates, Inc. (
Q4 2011 Earnings Call
February 14, 2012 11:00 AM ET
John Merriwether - VP, IR
Gary Newsome - President and CEO
Kelly Curry - CFO
Bob Farnham - VP, Finance
Adam Feinstein - Barclays Capital
John Ransom - Raymond James
Dana Vartabedian - Deutsche Bank
Ralph Giacobbe - Credit Suisse
A. J. Rice - Susquehanna Financial
Gary Lieberman - Wells Fargo
Justin Lake - UBS
Tom Gallucci - Lazard Markets
Whit Mayo - Robert W. Baird
Kevin Fischbeck - Bank of America
Good morning, my name is Tracy and I will be your conference operator today. At this time I would like to welcome everyone to the Health Management Year End 2011 Earnings Conference Call. (Operator Instructions).
Thank you and I’ll now introduce and turn the call over to Mr. John Merriwether, Vice President of Financial Relations. You may begin your conference, sir.
Thank you, Tracy, and good morning everyone. I’m John Merriwether. I’d like to welcome you to Health Management’s fourth quarter and year end 2011 earnings conference call.
Before we get started with the call, I’d like to read our disclosure statement. This presentation contains forward-looking statements within the meanings of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 as amended, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as amended. Forward looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions and are identified by words such as expects, estimates, projects, anticipates, believes, plans, could and other similar words.