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Norton Healthcare acquires LIFESCAN Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 18, 2012) — Norton Healthcare has acquired LIFESCAN Louisville, an outpatient diagnostic imaging center located in the City of St. Matthews in eastern Louisville, effective today. The center provides PET/CT and CT services for cancer and cardiac patients, among others. The purchase price was not disclosed.

Details of the transaction include:

• Norton Healthcare purchased the 4,200-square-foot facility, including the PET/CT and related equipment.

• The facility, located at 4046 Dutchmans Lane, is temporarily closed for several weeks, effective today, for necessary renovations to mechanical and electrical systems. When the facility reopens, the new imaging center will be named Norton Diagnostic Center – St. Matthews.

• In the interim, LIFESCAN patients can access the nearby Norton Diagnostic Center – Dupont, which offers PET/CT and CT services, among others. LIFESCAN patients can confirm an existing appointment, schedule a new appointment, or ask questions about insurance coverage or other matters, by calling 1-502-893-7145. Norton Diagnostic Center – Dupont is located at 3901 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 101.

• Four LIFESCAN employees have joined Norton Healthcare.

“We are pleased to add another quality diagnostic imaging center to the family of Norton Healthcare providers,” said Bill Ritchie, system vice president, outpatient services for Norton Healthcare. “Norton Diagnostic Center – St. Matthews will become another important access point to meet the community’s growing need for PET/CT services.”

When Norton Diagnostic Center – St. Matthews reopens, Norton Healthcare will offer five outpatient diagnostic imaging centers located around Greater Louisville: Norton Diagnostic Center – Dupont, Norton Diagnostic Center – Fern Creek, Norton Diagnostic Center – Brownsboro, Norton Cardiovascular Diagnostic Center – Dixie, and Norton Cardiovascular Diagnostic Center – Springs.