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Outpatient Imaging Affiliates, LLC announces imaging center partnership with University of Virginia

Outpatient Imaging Affiliates, LLC announces imaging center partnership with University of Virginia

Nashville, TN-Outpatient Imaging Affiliates, LLC (OIA) today launched a joint venture, University of Virginia Imaging, LLC (UVI), with the University of Virginia Medical Center. UVI was formed to own and operate an existing outpatient imaging center offering magnetic resonance imaging, X-ray, and ultrasound services. The joint venture has also been granted a Certificate of Public Need to develop a second center, to open July, 2003, that will house two new MRI and two multi-slice
CT systems.
Mr. R. Edward Howell, Vice President and Chief Executive Officer for The University of Virginia Medical Center said, “Our hospital system and radiologists have an excellent reputation in providing contemporary radiology services. To more effectively address the needs of outpatients, improve access to in MRI and CT, and leverage our capital and human resources, we decided that partnering with a company which specialized in the delivery of outpatient radiology services
was the most effective and timely approach to meet the needs of our patients and referring physicians.”
Frank Kyle, President and Chief Executive Officer of OIA said, “Our Company is fortunate to have established a partnership with an institution with UVA’s reputation and market presence. We are also pleased to be working with UVA’s radiology staff of sub-specialists, chaired by Dr. Bruce Hillman. Our management team is confident that, working with UVA and its radiologists, our centers will deliver quality outpatient imaging services in a patient-friendly, service-driven environment”.