Tenet Healthcare Corporation (THC) Q4 2010 Preliminary Earnings Call Transcript January 11, 2011 8:30 am ET Executives Thomas Rice – SVP, IR Trevor Fetter – President and CEO Steve Newman – COO Biggs Porter – CFO Analysts Tom Gallucci – Lazard Capital Adam Feinstein – Barclays Capital Sheryl Skolnick – CRT Capital Group John Ransom – Raymond James Ann Hynes – Caris & Company Doug Simpson – Morgan Stanley Gary Taylor – Citigroup Justin Lake – UBS A.J. Rice – Susquehanna Financial Group Shelley Gnall – Goldman Sachs PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Tenet Healthcare conference call to introduce its outlook for 2011 and discuss the company’s strategies and current business trends. My name is Jeff, and I'll be your operator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later we will facilitate a question-and-answer session. (Operator instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes. I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today, Mr. Thomas Rice, Senior Vice President and Head of Investor Relations. Please proceed, Mr. Rice. Thomas Rice Thank you, operator. And good morning, everyone. Tenet's management will be making forward-looking statements on this call. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to risk and uncertainties that may cause those forward-looking statements to be materially incorrect. Management cautions you not to rely on and makes no promises to update any of the forward-looking statements. The presentation Tenet is making today includes non-GAAP financial information. A reconciliation of this information to GAAP can be found in the Appendix to the presentation. Finally, we note that Tenet will be filing a proxy statement in connection with its 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and urge shareholders to read these materials once filed with the SEC.