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RainTree Oncology Expands Management As Strategic Vision For Community Oncology Unfolds



    RainTree Oncology Expands Management As Strategic Vision For Community
                               Oncology Unfolds

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2013

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RT Oncology Services Corporation
today announced that Brian Battey and Scott Skellenger have joined the Company
as senior vice president of member services, and vice president and chief
information officer, respectively. Both bring expertise aligned with the
Company's goal of revolutionizing community oncology practice performance and
patient care.

"To grow our business we are building a powerful membership backed by
innovative industry relationships and a comprehensive information powerhouse
that can fuel data flow and analysis," said Mike Martin, RainTree Oncology
president and chief executive officer.  "It is paramount that we equip our
community oncology members to be at the forefront of the advancement of the
science of oncology treatment and delivery of optimal cancer care, with better
economics for all stakeholders.

"Brian and Scott possess well-honed capabilities that will help us meet the
demands of supporting our growing member base," continued Martin. "We expect
both to be instrumental in our effort to transform community oncology practice
performance and care."

Battey will oversee member-collaborator relationships, including the recently
announced collaboration agreement with Life Technologies Corporation and
additional relationships in process. He will be responsible for the
maximization of value to members. His more than 25 years of diverse healthcare
experience in large companies, as well as start up ventures, includes work
with payers, pharmaceuticals, capital equipment, information technology and
both specialty and hospital group purchasing organizations.

Most recently, Battey served as senior vice president strategy and operations
for Aetna Accountable Care Solutions. He previously held positions at GE
Healthcare, US Oncology and International Oncology Network, a division of
AmerisourceBergen Corporation.

Skellenger, who will lead the expansion of the Company's aggregated data
capabilities, has held information technology leadership roles in several
premiere health and life science companies. During his career, Skellenger has
progressively adopted new technologies and has held various technical and
leadership positions in information services ranging from mergers and
acquisitions integration to infrastructure operations to strategic planning
and architecture.

Previously, Skellenger has led global information technology and information
service functions for both Amgen, and Illumina, Inc. At Illumina, he provided
key vision and leadership in the development of commercial information
technology solutions aimed at simplifying the computational needs of
production-scale genomic sequencing.

About RainTree Oncology Services
RainTree Oncology Services is the nation's leading community oncology
alliance, assisting its member practices in achieving better and more
cost-effective treatment of oncology patients while creating new streams of
revenue for community oncology practices. RainTree Oncology achieves this by
negotiating and administering favorable GPO contracts; by implementing
technology allowing RainTree Oncology members to develop and evaluate care
pathways to improve patient care and outcomes while reducing costs to the
healthcare system; and by developing commercial relationships that accelerate
innovative oncology treatments and payer arrangements while optimizing
oncology patient care and advancing the science of oncology.
For more information about RainTree Oncology Services visit
www.raintreeoncology.com.  

SOURCE RainTree Oncology Services

Website: http://www.raintreeoncology.com
Contact: Company, Mike Martin, President & CEO, +1-858-436-7450,
mmartin@raintreeoncology.com, Media, Nadine Padilla, LawPadilla
Communications, +1-619-507-9306, nadine@lawpadilla.com
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