LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT) announced today that it will provide an online Web simulcast of its first quarter 2012 conference call on Friday, April 27, 2012. The Company’s results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012, will be released before the open of the market on Friday, April 27, 2012. The live broadcast of LifePoint Hospitals’ conference call will begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on April 27 th. A 30-day online replay will be available approximately an hour following the conclusion of the live broadcast. A link to these events can be found on the Company’s website at www.lifepointhospitals.com or www.earnings.com. LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. is a leading hospital company focused on providing quality healthcare services close to home. Through its subsidiaries, LifePoint operates 55 hospital campuses in 18 states. With a mission of “Making Communities Healthier®,” LifePoint is the sole community hospital provider in the majority of the communities it serves. More information about the Company, which is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, can be found on its website, www.LifePointHospitals.com. All references to “LifePoint,” “LifePoint Hospitals,” or the “Company” used in this release refer to LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. or its affiliates.