LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT) announced today that it will provide an online Web simulcast of its third quarter 2012 conference call on Friday, October 26, 2012. The Company’s results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2012, will be released before the open of the market on Friday, October 26, 2012. The live broadcast of LifePoint Hospitals’ conference call will begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on October 26 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 56 hospital campuses in 19 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.