Health Management Associates, Inc.
Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE: HMA) is a premier operator of general acute care, non-urban hospitals located throughout the United States, primarily in the Southeast and Southwest. Health Management Associates, Inc. was founded in 1977 to own, lease and manage hospitals throughout the United States. In 1983, the company redirected its focus toward acquiring, improving and operating under-performing hospitals in attractive, non-urban areas. Since then, Health Management has become a leading niche operator of acute-care medical hospitals in the U.S.