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American Hospital Management Company Announces the Opening of the New HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARIO DEL RIO-HOSPIRIO in Cuenca, Ecuador
Date:6/15/2009

American Hospital Management Company and HOSPIRIO collaborate to accomplish the vision of the leading doctors, local investors and the School of Medicine for Universidad del Azuay to develop a state-of-art teaching hospital in Ecuador

LONGMONT, Colo. and CUENCA, Ecuador, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- American Hospital Management Company (AHMC) announces with HOSPIRIO the opening of the new facility in Cuenca, Ecuador. The new hospital has 80 medical-surgical inpatient beds, 7 day hospital beds, 10 adult intensive care beds, 8 neonatal intensive care beds, 6 surgical suites, 10 emergency beds, 161 doctors offices, 18 commercial stores, fully equipped diagnostic and intervention radiology services with 1.5 Tesla MRI, 64 slice computerized tomography, invasive cardiovascular lab, and specialized laboratory. AHMC´s executive Dr. Diego Castresana MD, MHA is the CEO of the hospital.

"We are pleased to have joined HOSPIRIO in the development and opening of the hospital. This new facility will fill a vital need in patient care and medical education. AHMC as the operator of the hospital, as well as an equity investor in the hospital, is very pleased to see the result of our efforts and collaboration with our local partners. The facility was designed and is operated to meet international patient care standards. The Board of Directors as well as all the physicians, staff and Diego's Executive team has done a tremendous job and all deserve to be congratulated on their success. The hospital was created to generate the needed health services and improved quality services for the market that are consistent with international standards," stated Randall D. Arlett, President and Managing Director of American Hospital Management Co.

About HOSPIRIO

This is a private healthcare organization formed by the leading physicians in Cuenca, local investors, the Medical School of Universidad Azuay and the American Hospital Management Company. The main objectives from the founders is to deliver a high quality standard, to offer the best technology, to have specialized services, to give to the medical faculty the tools to train doctors using the latest processes and protocols, to have a clear social responsibility and to promote local human capital.

About The American Hospital Management Company

American Hospital Management Company (AHMC), a member of the Family Hospital Group of Companies, is a United States based diversified international healthcare system whose focus is on the administration, management, and development of international hospitals and healthcare systems. Founded in 1998, AHMC has grown to be the leading international hospital management and administration outsourcing company. The American Hospital Management Company provides turn-key, outsourced administrative and management services to hospitals and health systems. AHMC currently operates medical facilities in Antigua & Barbuda, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Ghana, Nigeria, Guatemala, Honduras, and Panama.

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