Alliance HealthCare Services Announces Partnership with Emory Healthcare to Open Diagnostic Imaging Facility

  Alliance HealthCare Services Announces Partnership with Emory Healthcare to
  Open Diagnostic Imaging Facility

                Facility Opened in Buford, GA in November 2012

Business Wire

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- December 03, 2012

Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AIQ), a leading national provider of
outpatient diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy services, announced that
it has established a new, state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging center as part
of a partnership with Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, Ga. The partnership with
Emory Healthcare will allow Alliance Imaging, a division of Alliance
HealthCare Services, to further its initiative of growing its portfolio in
diagnostic imaging services in partnership with hospitals and healthcare

The partnership between Alliance Imaging and Emory Healthcare began on October
1, 2012 and established a diagnostic imaging facility located in Buford, GA
that will serve the patient and physician populations of Emory University
Hospital Midtown and Emory Johns Creek Hospital. Located in Midtown Atlanta,
Emory University Hospital Midtown is a 511-bed hospital and is one of the
nation's leading community-based, acute care teaching facilities. Emory Johns
Creek Hospital is a 110-bed hospital featuring some of the most advanced
medical technologies available and serves the community of Johns Creek, Ga.

“Our partnership with Alliance will allow Emory to provide a wide array of
state-of-the-art imaging capabilities to better serve the metro-Atlanta
community,” noted Dane C. Peterson, chief executive officer of Emory
University Hospital Midtown. “We look forward to forging this new relationship
with Alliance, who will provide the management, marketing and support staff to
assist our health care staff.”

“This opportunity will give patients the option of choosing a facility that is
closer to home for their imaging needs, while still offering Emory’s top-notch
clinical staff to care for them,” says Craig McCoy, CEO of Emory Johns Creek
Hospital. “It is a win-win situation for all.”

“We are pleased to be partnering with a world class organization like Emory
Healthcare. This partnership is an excellent example of the value-proposition
that Alliance can offer hospitals and healthcare groups,” said Larry C.
Buckelew, Chairman of the Board and interim Chief Executive Officer of
Alliance HealthCare Services. “Alliance and Emory will both leverage our
respective expertise to provide the highest quality options of care to
patients in the Johns Creek and greater Atlanta areas. Alliance is committed
to successfully becoming a partner of choice to hospitals for a broad array of
imaging and oncology services.”

Alliance Imaging is the largest provider of advanced outpatient diagnostic
imaging services in the United States, focusing on MRI, PET/CT and CT.
Distinguished by the strategy of partnering directly with hospitals and other
healthcare providers, Alliance is committed to providing the best solution for
each organization’s needs.

About Alliance HealthCare Services

Alliance HealthCare Services is a leading national provider of advanced
outpatient diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy services based upon annual
revenue and number of systems deployed. Alliance focuses on MRI, PET/CT and CT
through its Imaging division and radiation therapy through its Oncology
division. With more than 1,900 team members committed to providing exceptional
patient care and exceeding customer expectations, Alliance provides quality
clinical services for over 1,000 hospitals and other healthcare partners in 46
states. Alliance operates 499 diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy
systems. The Company is the nation’s largest provider of advanced diagnostic
mobile imaging services and one of the leading operators of fixed-site imaging
centers, with 130 locations across the country. Alliance also operates 30
radiation therapy centers, including 15 dedicated stereotactic radiosurgery
facilities, many of which are operated in conjunction with local community
hospital partners, providing treatment and care for cancer patients. With 15
stereotactic radiosurgery facilities in operation, Alliance is among the
leading providers of stereotactic radiosurgery nationwide.

About Emory Healthcare

Emory Healthcare is the largest, most comprehensive health system in Georgia.
It includes Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown,
Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, The Emory Clinic, Emory
Specialty Associates, Wesley Woods Center, and three joint ventures: (1)
Emory-Children’s Center (with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta), (2)
Emory-Adventist Hospital (with the Adventist Health System), and (3) Emory
Johns Creek Hospital, Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Saint Joseph’s Medical Group,
and Saint Joseph’s Translational Research Institute (with Saint Joseph’s
Health System).

In fiscal year 2012, Emory Healthcare had $2.4 billion in annual net revenue
and provided $63.5 million in charity care. It has 2,061 licensed patient
beds, approximately 16,000 employees, 1,200 employed physicians and 2,100
non-employed private practice physicians.


Alliance HealthCare Services
Howard Aihara
Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer
(949) 242-5300
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