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									             Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

      Reference Code: GDPH33998SA                                                                                         Publication Date: APR 2011

      20 Burton Hills Boulevard,          Phone                                                        Revenue
                                                          +1 615 6656000                                                 3,376.9 (million USD)
      Suite 100
      Nashville, TN                       Fax                                                          Net Profit        NA
      37215                               Website         www.vanguardhealth.com                       Employees         20,100
      United States                       Exchange                                                     Industry          Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

      Company Overview
      Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. (Vanguard) is a health care company engaged in maintaining hospitals and healthcare business.
      The company offers a variety of medical and surgical services including emergency services, general surgery, internal medicine,
      cardiology, obstetrics, orthopedics and neurology through its acute care hospitals. In addition, it also provides on-campus and off-
      campus services such as outpatient surgery, physical therapy, radiation therapy, diagnostic imaging and laboratory services. The
      company is headquartered in Tennessee, the US.

      Key Executives                                             SWOT Analysis
               Name                         Title                Vanguard Health Systems, Inc., SWOT Analysis
      Charles N. Martin, Jr. Chairman                            Strengths                        Weaknesses

      Keith B. Pitts             Vice Chairman
                                                                 Network of hospitals                        Limited Resources
      Michael A. Dal Bello       Director
      M. Fazle Husain            Director                        Variety of Service Offering                 Legal proceedings
      James A. Quella            Director
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary
      Research, GlobalData
                                                                 Opportunities                              Threats

                                                                 Risisng healthcare expenditure in           Raising competition
      Key Competitors                                            U.S
      Health Care Service Corporation                                                                        Healthcare Reform Bill
                                                                 Changing demographics
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      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary
      Research, GlobalData




      Recent Developments
      May 10, 2010:                           Vanguard Reports Net Loss Of $32.8 Million For Q3 2010



      Feb 08, 2010:                           Vanguard Reports Net Loss Of $20.7 Million For Q2 2009
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                                     Reference Code: GDPH33998SA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - Key Facts .................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - Key Employees ......................................................................................................................................................... 5
      Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies ....................................................................................................................................... 7
      Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................... 9
      Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - History ..................................................................................................................................................................... 10
      Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - Company Statement................................................................................................................................................ 11
      Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................... 13
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 13
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 13
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
      Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - Business Description............................................................................................................................................... 15
      Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - SWOT Analysis ....................................................................................................................................................... 16
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 16
            Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - Strengths .......................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Strength - Network of hospitals ....................................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Strength - Variety of Service Offering ............................................................................................................................................................. 16
                  Strength - Strong Market presence ................................................................................................................................................................. 16
            Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - Weaknesses ..................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Weakness - Limited Resources ...................................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Weakness - Legal proceedings ....................................................................................................................................................................... 17
            Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Opportunity - Risisng healthcare expenditure in U.S ...................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Opportunity - Changing demographics ........................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Opportunity - Strategic Plans of the company................................................................................................................................................. 17
            Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. - Threats.............................................................................................................................................................. 17
                  Threat - Raising competition ........................................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Threat - Healthcare Reform Bill....................................................................................................................................................................... 18
                  Threat - Lack of skilled healthcare professionals. ........................................................................................................................................... 18
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