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Beckman Coulter Signs Agreements with Adventist Health; Broad Product Offering Enhances Delivery of Quality Patient Care
Date:10/28/2008

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE: BEC), announced today that it has signed new sole source agreements with Adventist Health to provide a broad range of core laboratory systems and supplies valued at approximately $36 million over six years. Adventist Health is a not-for-profit, faith-based health care system with facilities in California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.

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Under the terms of the new six-year agreements, Adventist Health hospital laboratories will continue to purchase hematology products from Beckman Coulter, and will add the company's complete line of automated chemistry and immunoassay analyzers and reagents to their owned, leased and managed facilities. An expanding group of more than 38 acute-care affiliate organizations will also be able to purchase systems under the contract.

In making the decision, Adventist Health cited Beckman Coulter's ability to deliver cutting-edge technologies that can help their physicians deliver prompt and effective patient care. Lowell Church, assistant vice president, said, "We are constantly striving to enhance quality care, increase patient safety and improve outcomes, in addition to controlling costs. Beckman Coulter has the same vision and goals and we look forward to collaborating with them."

David Bespalko, corporate vice president of sales in North America for Beckman Coulter, said about the contract, "These agreements are a great opportunity to continue to demonstrate our commitment to improving patient health and reducing the cost of care. Our innovative systems simplify and automate laboratory processes, helping to improve the efficiency of our laboratory partners."

About Adventist Health.

Adventist Health is a faith-based, not-for-profit health care system with headquarters in Roseville, California and more than 18,000 employees. The system has operations in California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington, including 18 acute care facilities; numerous clinics and outpatient facilities, including the largest network of rural health clinics in California; 15 home care agencies; and three joint-venture retirement centers. To learn more, visit http://www.adventisthealth.org.

About Beckman Coulter, Inc.

Beckman Coulter, Inc., based in Orange County, California, develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical tests. More than 200,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in laboratories around the world, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care. Recurring revenue, consisting of supplies, test kits, service and operating-type lease payments, represents approximately 78 percent of the company's 2007 annual revenue of $2.76 billion. For more information, visit http://www.beckmancoulter.com.

Contacts: Mary Luthy, Beckman Coulter Allan Harris, Beckman Coulter

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