NBC to Have Access to Chindex's Medical Services During its Preparation and
Coverage of the Beijing Olympics, August 8-24, 2008
BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX) a leading independent American provider of Western healthcare services and products in the People's Republic of China, today announced its United Family Hospitals and Clinics has added NBC, the United States rightholders of the Beijing Olympic Games, to the long list of organizations Chindex provides healthcare services to in Beijing during the network's coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics from Beijing, China, August 8-24. The announcement was made today by Roberta Lipson, CEO of Chindex and Chairman of United Family Hospitals and Clinics.
The agreement between NBC and Chindex's United Family Hospitals and Clinics is for the provision of medical coverage to NBC's personnel while in China preparing for and covering the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
"We are delighted and honored to be chosen to provide medical services to NBC during this event. The healthcare services and support will include the use of the doctors, nurses, and staff of United Family Hospitals and Clinics," says Roberta Lipson, CEO of Chindex and Chairman of United Family Hospitals and Clinics. "Our hospitals are open to the public and we are prepared to provide support not just to NBC but to anyone in need of healthcare services regardless of their nationality or corporate affiliation."
About Chindex International, Inc.
Chindex is an American healthcare company that provides healthcare services and supplies medical capital equipment, instrumentation, and products to the Chinese marketplace, including Hong Kong. It provides healthcare services through the operations of its United Family Hospitals and Clinics, a network of private primary care hospitals and affiliated ambulatory clinics in China. The company's hospital network currently operates five facilities in the Beijing and Shanghai metropolitan areas. The company sells medical products manufactured by various major multinational companies, including Siemens AG, which is the company's exclusive distribution partner for the sale and servicing of color doppler ultrasound systems. It also arranges financing packages for the supply of medical products to hospitals in China utilizing the export loan and loan guarantee programs of both the U.S. Export-Import Bank and the German KfW Development Bank. With 25 years of experience, more than 1,000 employees, and operations in China, Hong Kong, the United States, and Germany, the company's strategy is to expand its cross-cultural reach by providing leading edge healthcare technologies, quality products and services to Greater China's professional communities. Further company information may be found at the company's websites, http://www.chindex.com and http://www.unitedfamilyhospitals.com .
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