Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett Named To Circle Of Excellence 
Derek Venckus (901) 820-7072 
Wednesday, 22 April 2009 

        Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) announced today that Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett has been named to the company’s 2009 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 Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett made 2008 a great year for the hospital,” said Stephen L. Newman, M.D., Tenet’s chief operating officer. “I’m proud of everything that they’ve accomplished and am thrilled to honor them with Tenet’s Circle of Excellence Award.” 
        Kem Mullins, chief executive officer of Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett, added, “Our hospital achieved so much in the past year, but none of it would have been possible without the dedication of our nurses, physicians and staff. It’s their commitment that enables us to provide the highest quality care to our community every day.”