SOURCE: OSI

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August 21, 2013 08:18 ET

Oncology Services International and D3 Oncology Solutions Announce Partnership

MONTEBELLO, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 21, 2013) - Oncology Services International (OSI) and D3 Oncology Solutions (D3) today announced a collaborative partnership to better serve radiation oncology facilities. OSI, the leading independent service organization for radiation therapy equipment, will utilize D3 as its preferred vendor to provide radiation oncology physics services for commissioning, training and other periodic needs.

"We realized that many of our customers are looking for turnkey, integrated and efficient procurement, installation and commissioning of our Premium Certified pre-owned linear accelerators," said Richard J. Hall, President and CEO of OSI. "Additionally, our several hundred current service customers also have periodic needs for supplemental medical physics services, dosimetry, clinical training and program development.

"With D3, we will fill those needs with a recognized and trusted leader in the radiation oncology physics market and bring further value to our customers faced with increasing challenges to maximize services while minimizing costs," Hall concluded.

The collaborative partnership will allow OSI to include high quality physics services in its offerings while streamlining both organizations' customer solutions.

"We are excited to work with OSI, a clear leader among independent service organizations in radiation oncology," commented Kathy Lokay, President and CEO of D3. "Their experience and commitment to service is exceptional. Our partnership will strengthen both organizations and the services we provide to our customers."

About D3 Oncology Solutions

Founded in 2002, D3 is an affiliate of UPMC, an integrated global health enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh and one of the leading health systems in the country. D3's mission is to develop and deliver leading edge solutions that accelerate the quality, safety, efficiency, and outcomes of cancer patients' care at radiation and medical oncology centers. D3 has assisted hundreds of cancer centers worldwide in delivering advanced radiation therapy. Learn more at www.d3onc.com.

About Oncology Services International
Oncology Services International (OSI) is the world leader in linear accelerator service as well as Precision Certified equipment and parts sales. Founded in 1985, OSI's team of more than 50 engineers provide ongoing service and maintenance on more than 200 linear accelerators and CTs. OSI's cost-effective solutions, accompanied by its industry-leading high touch service, has created the largest independent service organization in oncology and positioned OSI as the leading alternative to the traditional reliance upon the manufacturer for extended service. The company provides service 24/7 on all major brands in the United States, has sold its factory-tested Precision Certified radiation oncology medical devices in 30 countries, and offers global distribution of new and fully tested used parts. Learn more at www.thinkosi.com.

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