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Via Christi Health System and Siemens Announce Technology Alliance
Date:3/23/2009

Five-Year Contract to Include Solutions for Medical Equipment, Building Infrastructure and Automation, Power Technologies and More

WICHITA, Kan. and NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Via Christi Health System has awarded Siemens a contract to provide a wide range of technology and service solutions designed to contribute to the success of Via Christi Health System's strategic plan.

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"This technology alliance is an extension of the long standing relationship we at Siemens have with Via Christi Health System and an opportunity to contribute to the organization's healthcare delivery model of the future," said Ken Cornelius, President and CEO of Siemens One, the solutions business of Siemens Corporation. "Patients and doctors alike will ultimately benefit from the advanced technologies we're providing in this new healthcare environment."

Via Christi's is currently building its newest facility in west Wichita. This hospital, when complete, will total 144,000 square feet with 68 beds, an emergency department, six operating suites, four labor and delivery suites, full modality imaging, pharmacy and laboratory. The new alliance will be one of several key partners for Via Christi in the development of this facility.

"Our intent is to develop a new care delivery model that offers high quality patient care at a lower cost. The technology and service solutions provided by Siemens will help us achieve the necessary level of efficiency to help us achieve our goal," said David A. Gambino, senior vice president of strategy for Via Christi Health System.

About Siemens

Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, and operates in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. For more than 160 years, Siemens has built a reputation for leading-edge innovation and the quality of its products, services and solutions. With nearly 400,000 employees in 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide sales of $96.6 billion in fiscal 2007. With its U.S. corporate headquarters in New York City, Siemens in the USA reported sales of $19.8 billion and employs approximately 70,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. For more information on Siemens in the United States, visit www.usa.siemens.com.

About Via Christi Health System

VCHS (www.Via-Christi.org), the largest provider of health services in Kansas is affiliated with Marian Health System and Ascension Health. It operates acute care, senior care, and outpatient and retail facilities as well as a for-profit health insurance company. VCHS employs more than 9,000 in Kansas and northeast Oklahoma. In fiscal year 2008, VCHS provided more than $73.4 million in community benefit including more than $35 million in charity care and nearly $20 million in unpaid costs of Medicaid.


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