May 1 (Reuters) - Hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc reported a smaller quarterly loss on Tuesday, helped by lower costs.
The for-profit hospital operator said net loss attributable to shareholders narrowed to $25 million, or 22 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31 from $199 million, or $1.79 per share, a year earlier.
Net operating revenue fell to $3.69 billion from $4.49 billion. (Reporting by Mrinalini Krothapalli; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)
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