As an example, behavioral health and inpatient rehab admissions each increased approximately 14% during the quarter. We have now experienced 19 consecutive quarters of positive equivalent admissions growth. Additionally, we continue to experience favorable growth trends in emergency visit volumes. As reported, emergency visit growth was 13.4% and 8.8% on a same facility basis. This performance is important in driving our overall admission levels since approximately 65% of our admissions come through our emergency department. Also, Sam will update in his remarks market share information.The Company reported favorable cash flows from operations in the second quarter totaling 1.46 billion. For the first six months of 2012, cash flow from operations totaled $2.257 billion. Capital expenditures totaled $449 million in the quarter and our leverage ratio, which was 4.46 times at the end of last year, has improved to 4.2 times at the end of the second quarter.
HCA Holdings' CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
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