Health Management Associates, Inc. (HMA)
Q1 2012 Earnings Call
April 24, 2012 11:00 am ET
John Merriwether - VP of Financial Relations
Gary Newsome - President and CEO
Kelly Curry - CFO
Bob Farnham - SVP, Finance
Adam Feinstein - Barclays Capital
Whit Mayo - Robert Baird
Gary Leiberman - Wells Fargo Securities
A.J. Rice - UBS
Kevin Fischbeck - Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Gary Taylor - Citigroup
Ralph Giacobbe - Credit Suisse
Dana Vartabedian - Deutsche Bank
Tom Gallucci - Lazard Capital Markets
Good morning, my name is Melissa and I will be your conference operator today. At this time I would like to welcome everyone to the Health Management First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. (Operator Instructions). Thank you.
Mr. John Merriwether, Vice President of Financial Relations, you may begin your conference.
Thank you, Melissa, and good morning everyone. I am John Merriwether, Vice President of Financial Relations for Health Management Associates. I would like to welcome you to Health Management's First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call.
Before we get started with the call, I would like to read a disclosure statement. Statements made thought this presentation are based on current estimates of future events and the company has no obligation to update or correct these estimates. Listeners are cautioned that any such looking statements are not guarantees of future performance that involve risks and uncertainties that may and that actual results made different materially as a result of these various factors.