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LifePoint's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (LPNT)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

February 17, 2012 10:00 AM ET


William Carpenter – Chairman and CEO

Jeff Sherman – Chief Financial Officer

David Dill – President and COO


Jailendra Singh – Susquehanna Financial Group

Whit Mayo – Robert Baird

Adam Feinstein – Barclays Capital

Tom Gallucci – Lazard Capital Markets

Gary Lieberman – Wells Fargo Securities

Kevin Fischbeck – Bank of America-Merrill Lynch

Brian Zimmerman – Deutsche Bank

Gary Taylor – Citigroup



Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the LifePoint Hospital’s Fourth Quarter and Year End Earnings Conference Call. During the presentation all participants will be in a listen-only mode. Afterwards we will conduct a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded today, Friday, February 17, 2012.

On today’s call, LifePoint will be making forward-looking statements based upon management’s current expectations. Numerous factors could cause LifePoint’s results to differ from these expectations and LifePoint has outlined these factors in its filings with the SEC. The company encourages you to review these filings.

LifePoint also asks that you please review the cautionary language under the caption important legal information in the company’s press release issued this morning. The company undertakes no obligation to update or make any other forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Also, please visit LifePoint’s website for links to various information and filings.

I would now like to turn the conference over to Mr. William Carpenter, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LifePoint Hospital. Please go ahead, sir.

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