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Tenet Shareholders Elect Ten Directors


Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) announced today the results of voting at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders, held on May 10, 2007 in Dallas, Texas.

A total of 433,213,233 shares were voted in person or by proxy, representing 91.57 percent of total shares outstanding as of the record date of March 15, 2007. Ten directors were elected to one-year terms on the company’s board. In addition, shareholders approved the amended Annual Incentive Plan and ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company’s independent registered public accountants for 2007.

Final results, expressed as a percentage of shares voted were as follows:

For directors:

John Ellis “Jeb” Bush - 96.56 percent for - 3.44 percent withheld
Trevor Fetter - 96.81 percent for - 3.17 percent withheld
Brenda J. Gaines - 89.47 percent for - 10.5 percent withheld
Karen M. Garrison - 96.25 percent for - 3.73 percent withheld
Edward A. Kangas - 86.38 percent for - 13.6 percent withheld
J. Robert Kerrey - 93.05 percent for - 6.92 percent withheld
Floyd D. Loop, M.D. - 92.7 percent for - 7.28 percent withheld
Richard R. Pettingill - 89.48 percent for - 10.5 percent withheld
James A. Unruh - 95.47 percent for - 4.51 percent withheld
J. McDonald Williams - 89.51 percent for - 10.47 percent withheld

For approval of the amended Annual Incentive Plan:

In favor — 96.14 percent Against — 2.51 percent Abstain — 1.36 percent

For the ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP:

In favor — 98.03 percent Against — 1.3 percent Abstain — 0.66 percent

Tenet Healthcare Corporation, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals and related health care services. Tenet’s hospitals aim to provide the best possible care to every patient who comes through their doors, with a clear focus on quality and service. Tenet can be found on the World Wide Web at


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