Chindex International, Inc. Announces Opening of New Clinic in Beijing's
Central Business District (CBD)
Number of UFH Clinics in Beijing Increased to Six
Begins Seeing Patients in 2013
BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 17, 2012
BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International, Inc.
(NASDAQ: CHDX), an American health care company providing health care services
in China through the operations of United Family Healthcare, a network of
private primary care hospitals and affiliated ambulatory clinics, today
announced the pre-opening of a new clinic in Beijing's Central Business
District ("CBD"), the sixth premium satellite clinic in the Beijing market
affiliated with the United Family Healthcare ("UFH") network. On December 10,
2012, the Company held a pre-opening ceremony in conjunction with a forum on
"International Healthcare in the Community," which was attended by government
representatives from the Beijing Central Business District Administrative
Committee and Beijing Chaoyang District Investment Promotion Bureau.
General Practitioners and English-Mandarin bilingual nurses are now in place
at the CBD clinic and are expected to begin seeing patients in January 2013.
The new 300-plus square meter clinic offers a range of healthcare services,
including Primary Care, Pediatrics, Gynecology, and Internal Medicine as well
as support services including Ultrasound, Laboratory and Traditional Chinese
Medicine. In addition, as part of the UFH network, the CBD clinic will offer
patient referrals to specialists in the UFH system and convenient direct
billing options with well-established international insurance companies.
Roberta Lipson, President and CEO of Chindex, said, "The opening of the CBD
clinic is another milestone in our progress at increasing the availability of
quality healthcare to more people in our anchor markets. The establishment of
a state-of-the-art clinic in our largest metropolitan market further enhances
our competitive positioning in Beijing. It also bolsters our Beijing market
presence to showcase what the company is capable of eventually rolling out to
other target markets throughout China."
About United Family Healthcare (UFH)
United Family Healthcare (UFH) is the healthcare services division of
Nasdaq-listed Chindex International Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX). After 15 years in
China, UFH has established itself in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangzhou and
Wuxi as the provider of choice for those in China who want the very best in
personalized healthcare. UFH constantly strives for quality, safety and
service excellence. For more information about UFH, please visit
About Chindex International, Inc.
Chindex is an American healthcare company providing healthcare services in
China through the operations of United Family Healthcare, a network of private
primary care hospitals and affiliated ambulatory clinics. United Family
Healthcare currently operates in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangzhou and
Wuxi. The Company also provides medical capital equipment and products through
Chindex Medical Ltd., a joint venture company with manufacturing and
distribution businesses serving both domestic China and export markets. With
thirty years of experience, the Company's strategy is to continue its growth
as a leading integrated healthcare provider in the Greater China region.
Further company information may be found at the Company's website at
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