Ontario, Calif., Jan. 22, 2015 – Prime Healthcare Services announced
today that it has completed its acquisition of North Vista Hospital, a
177-bed acute care hospital located in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
North Vista Hospital has been serving North Las Vegas and the greater Las
Vegas Valley since 1959. North Vista has a 20-bed Emergency Department,
a comprehensive heart care program with advanced technology, including
cardiac catheterization, as well as a Bariatric Center of Excellence and
Geriatric and Adult behavioral services.
"Prime Healthcare looks forward to partnering with the physicians,
nurses and employees at North Vista Hospital as well as becoming involved
in the community," said Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP, Chairman, President
and CEO of Prime Healthcare Services. "We are committed to providing
the best quality care to the communities we serve and believe that North
Vista will continue that tradition."
Vince Variale has been installed as North Vista Hospital's chief executive
officer. He has 30 years of healthcare management experience that includes
serving as a chief executive officer, chief financial officer and chief
operating officer at North Vista.
"I'm grateful and honored to be back at the hospital that I worked
at four years ago and to serve this community," said Mr. Variale.
"Under Prime Healthcare's leadership, we will ensure North Vista
continues its role as a critical safety-net hospital in the Greater North
Las Vegas area. Prime hospitals are consistently ranked among the top
hospitals in the nation, and North Vista Hospital will continue those
high clinical standards."
Prime Healthcare is an award-winning hospital system with 30 acute care
hospitals providing more than 35,000 jobs in nine states. Prime Healthcare
has been recognized as one of the top 15 health systems in the nation
three times in the past six years, and its hospitals have been recognized
among the "100 Top Hospitals" in the nation 27 times. Thirteen
of its hospitals were named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®,
an annual national report done by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor
of health care organizations in the nation.
About Prime Healthcare
Prime Healthcare is an award-winning national hospital system with 30 acute
care hospitals providing more than 35,000 jobs in nine states. Based in
California and one of the largest hospital systems in the country, Prime
Healthcare is committed to ensuring access to quality healthcare. Prime
Healthcare has ranked among the "15 Top Health Systems" in the
nation three times and is the only "10 Top Health System" west
of the Mississippi. Its hospitals have also been recognized among the
"100 Top Hospitals" in the nation 27 times. Our hospitals have
been recognized by The Joint Commission among the "Top Performers
on Key Quality Measures" in 2014.
Prime Healthcare is dedicated to serving our patients and communities.
Since 2010, our hospitals have provided more than $2 billion in charity
and uncompensated care. We provide more charity care than any other hospital
system in California (excluding public hospitals) and nearly double the
state average. With over $800 million invested in capital improvements
since 2005, we are committed to transforming all of our hospitals into
award-winning centers of excellence. For more information, please visit www.primehealthcare.com.