Sierra Vista Receives 2012 Tenet Circle of Excellence Award 
Shannon Downing 
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 
Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center Receives 2012 Circle of Excellence 

Tenet Healthcare Corporation [NYSE: THC] announced today that Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center has been named to the company’s 2012 Circle of Excellence.

The Circle of Excellence honors Tenet hospitals that have achieved the highest levels of quality, service and operational performance.  Key metrics used to evaluate the hospitals were patient, physician and employee satisfaction scores, clinical quality and financial performance.

“The hard work, determination and commitment of the employees at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center made 2011 a great year for the hospital,” said Stephen L. Newman, M.D., Tenet’s vice chairman.  “The staff and physicians at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center continue to build on their high-quality care and outstanding patient satisfaction.  I’m proud of everything they have accomplished and am delighted to honor them with Tenet’s Circle of Excellence Award.”

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center CEO Candace Markwith added, “The dedication to providing high-quality care by our nurses, physicians and staff earned Sierra Vista this honor, and I can say without a doubt that it is well deserved.”

Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a health care services company whose subsidiaries and affiliates own and operate acute care hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and diagnostic imaging centers.  Tenet’s hospitals and related health care facilities are committed to providing high quality care to patients in the communities they serve.