About Prime Healthcare
Quality. Community. Care.
Prime Healthcare is a physician-led, patient-centered health system operating 45 hospitals and more than 300 outpatient locations in 14 states, providing over 2.6 million patient visits annually. It is one of the nation’s leading health systems with nearly 50,000 employees and physicians dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare. Fourteen of the Prime Healthcare hospitals are members of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity.
With a history of delivering quality care, Prime Healthcare was once named by Modern Healthcare as “The fastest growing hospital system” and ranks among the largest for-profit hospital systems in the United States. Prime Healthcare and its hospitals have been featured prominently among the “100 Top Hospitals” in the nation more than 65 times based on quality, and among the “15 Top Health Systems” three times. In addition to recognition by The Joint Commission and Lown Institute for our dedication to health equity and social responsibility, these accolades are a direct result of our commitment to clinical excellence and a unique physician-led model of healthcare delivery.
Prime Healthcare believes that exceptional healthcare should be a part of every community and has a proud history of transforming financially distressed hospitals into thriving community assets. Our family of hospitals and outpatient centers across the United States are dedicated to improving healthcare and adding value to the lives of patients, physicians, employees, and communities. Explore a hospital in your community.
Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP
Chairman, President & CEO
Dr. Prem Reddy is a physician, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Dr. Reddy was born into a family of proud leaders in rural India where he learned the values and guiding principles that led to his remarkable accomplishments and generosity. The focus of Dr. Reddy’s work has been to save failing hospitals, turn them into thriving community assets, and give back to the community, gifting hundreds of millions of dollars to causes related to healthcare and caring for others.
Dr. Reddy is double board-certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. During his 25 years of practice, he performed more than 5,000 cardiac procedures, including coronary angiography, angioplasty, and permanent pacemaker implantations. Dr. Reddy has been named by Modern Healthcare as one of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives” in healthcare nine times, the “25 Top Minority Executives in Healthcare” multiple times, recognized among the 500 Most Influential Business Leaders in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal, and is consistently listed among the “Top 100 Physician Leaders to Know” and “Top 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.” Dr. Reddy has also been honored with the 2017 Bernard Osher Philanthropists of the Year award, recognizing Dr. Reddy and his wife Dr. Venkamma Reddy for their generous support of Victor Valley College and other California community colleges.
In 2001, Dr. Reddy formed Prime Healthcare Services with a mission to save hospitals, improve community healthcare and provide the very best care to patients. Prime Healthcare now owns and operates 45 hospitals and more than 300 outpatient locations in 14 states and is the fifth largest tax-paying hospital system in the nation. Among numerous accolades, Prime Healthcare has been recognized as one of the “10 Top Health Systems” and one of the “15 Top Health Systems” in the nation three times. Since 2003, Prime Healthcare hospitals have been recognized 66 times among the “100 Top Hospitals” in the nation by Fortune/IBM Watson Health.
Living up to its motto of “Saving Hospitals. Saving Jobs. Saving Lives,” Prime Healthcare has invested nearly $2 billion since 2005 on capital improvements and equipment to modernize and improve its facilities and has provided more than $9 billion in charity and uncompensated care since 2010. Led by Dr. Reddy, Prime Healthcare is continuing its promise to provide compassionate care and clinical excellence to patients and families in more than 600 communities across the United States.