Growing a healthcare empire
1979 Dr. Prem Reddy completes internal medicine residency in New York City
1981 Reddy completes fellowship training in cardiology at Downstate Medical Center, New York City
Reddy and his physician wife move to Apple Valley, Calif., to establish medical practices
1985 Reddy incorporates Desert Valley Medical Group in Victorville, Calif.
1990 Reddy founds PrimeCare International, a physician-practice management company
1994 Reddy opens Desert Valley Hospital, Victorville
2001 Prime Healthcare Services is founded
2004 Prime Healthcare Services acquires Chino (Calif.) Valley Medical Center
2006-10 Prime acquires 10 more hospitals in California
2011 Prime makes its first acquisition outside California, buying Harlingen (Texas) Medical Center
2012 Prime acquires five more hospitals, in Nevada, Pennsylvania and Texas
2013 Prime acquires Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, R.I., and Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island, North Smithfield, as well as three hospitals in Kansas and Texas
Modern Healthcare names Reddy one of its 50 Most Influential Physician Executives
Prime Healthcare Services listed in 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics
July 2014 Prime enters deal with Ascension Health for two-hospital Carondelet Health, Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 2014 Prime buys St. Mary’s Hospital in Passaic, N.J.
Oct. 2014 Prime announces agreement to purchase sixhospital Daughters of Charity Health System, Los Altos, Calif.
Nov. 2014 Prime forges deal to expand into Alabama and add a hospital in Las Vegas ... Prime signs deals to acquire six hospitals in California, Michigan, Missouri and Texas