LifePoint Hospitals is one of the nation's largest hospital companies focused on providing health care services in non-urban communities. Established in 1999, it owns and operates more than 50 general acute health care hospitals in over 20 states. Its non-urban operating strategy has resulted in enhanced medical services, dedicated physician recruitment, state-of-the-art technology and capital resources and a new level in medical services. LifePoint Hospitals provide a wide range of medical and surgical services, including diagnostic and emergency services, as well as outpatient and ancillary services, such as outpatient surgery, laboratory, rehabilitation, radiology, respiratory therapy and physical therapy. LifePoint Hospitals is headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn.