Navigation Links
Concord Medical's Chang'an Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center Sign Strategic Alliance Agreement
Date:7/18/2012

BEIJING, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical" or the "Company") (NYSE: CCM), a leading specialty hospital management solution provider and operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, today announced that its subsidiary Chang'an Hospital has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC). 

Under the agreement, Fox Chase Cancer Center will provide support of management, treatment, technology and research to Chang'an Hospital, including protocols and clinical practice guidelines on cancer surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, gene therapy and prevention.

In particular, FCCC will send clinical and management experts to Chang'an Hospital to practice, give lectures and inspect annual quality control standards. At the same time, FCCC will accept management and technical personnel from Chang'an Hospital to study and train there. In addition, FCCC will provide remote diagnosis and treatment programs to Chang'an Hospital. The two organizations will jointly conduct cancer clinical and fundamental research, and share information and research results.

Dr. Jianyu Yang, Chairman and CEO of Concord Medical, said, "We are very pleased to have Chang'an Hospital partner with Fox Chase Cancer Center, one of the well-respected cancer institutions in the world. Our strategic partnership will leverage the technological and management strengths of FCCC to help Chang'an Hospital become a leading hospital focused in cancer treatment and diagnosis in northwestern China."

Fox Chase Cancer Center, now part of Temple Health, was an independent, nonprofit institution formed in 1974 by the union of American Oncologic Hospital (one the the nation's first cancer hospitals, established in 1904) and the Institute for Cancer Research (founded in 1927). It joined Temple Health in July, 2012. Also in 1974, Fox Chase was among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center. Its 100-bed hospital, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is consistently ranked among the top cancer centers in the United States.

About Concord Medical

Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited operates the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, measured by revenues and the number of centers in operation. As of March 31, 2012, the Company operated a network of 130 centers with 74 hospital partners that spanned 51 cities and 24 provinces and administrative regions in China. Under long-term arrangements with top-tier hospitals in China, Concord Medical provides radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging equipment and manages the daily operations of these centers, which are located on the premises of its hospital partners. The Company also provides ongoing training to doctors and other medical professionals in its network of centers to ensure a high level of clinical care for patients. For more information, please see http://ir.concordmedical.com.

For more information, please contact:

Concord Medical Services
Mr. Tony Tian
tony.tian@concordmedical.com
(+86) 10 5957-5287

Solebury Communications
In China:
Ms. Ran Zhang
CCM@soleburyir.com
(+86) 10 6563-0288

In the United States:
Mr. Richard Zubek
rzubek@soleburyir.com
(+1) 203-428-3230


'/>"/>
SOURCE Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Concord Medical Announces its Successful Closing of the Acquisition of 52% Ownership in Changan Hospital and Provides Guidance for Financial Results of the Second Quarter of 2012
2. CyberKnife System and the da Vinci Surgical System in Concord Medical Centers Achieve Over RMB 10 Million in Medical Revenue Since Opening in February
3. Chesapeake Urologys Dr. Brad Lerner, Chief of Urology at Union Memorial Hospital, Honored with Governors Citation for Outstanding Service
4. QIAGEN and Cardinal Health Collaborate to Offer Molecular Diagnostic Products to Smaller and Mid-sized U.S. Hospitals
5. National Jewish Health, the Nations Premier Respiratory Hospital, Announces Lung Cancer Screening Trial Using Blood Test and CT
6. Without Environmental Hygiene, Hand Hygiene Programs Fall Short in Reducing HAIs in Hospital Settings, Says UMF Corporation
7. University Hospitals Case Medical Centers Harrington Discovery Institute Launches Grant Program to Accelerate Drug Discovery and Development
8. Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety: Monitoring Technology for PCA Pumps Can Prevent Adverse Events: So Why Are Hospitals Not Using It?
9. Failure to Take Medicine Linked to Unnecessary Hospital Visits, Especially for Medicare Patients Taking High Blood Pressure or High Cholesterol Medications
10. Student of Liver And Vascular Surgery of West China Hospital of Sichuan University Addresses The 18th ILTS Annual Meeting in the United States
11. Hospitals Gain Time and Money Maximizing Distributor Value
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016  MedSource announced today that it has ... solution of choice.  This latest decision demonstrates MedSource,s ... their clients by offering a state-of-the-art electronic data ... nowEDC as the EDC platform of choice in ... "nowEDC has long been a preferred EDC platform ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that ... PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing solution for ... clearance, Roche is the first IVD company in the ... risk assessment and management. PCT is a ... in blood can aid clinicians in assessing the risk ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 , ... on Thursday, July 7, 2016 , , , , LOCATION: ... , , , , EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , , ... Senior Industry Analyst, Christi Bird; Senior Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar and ... The global pharmaceutical industry is witnessing an exceptional era. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/26/2016)... Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... On ... as sponsor of the 2016 Cereal Festival and World’s Longest Breakfast Table in Battle ... honor of the city’s history as home to some of the world’s leading providers ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements ... was developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is ... herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... Orion, Clarkston, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 26, ... ... with respect to fertility once they have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women ... intercourse but they also require a comprehensive approach that can help for preservation ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... TX (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin ... of the American College of Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical ... and highly effective treatment for skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can ... CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn ... X . Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):