SOURCE: Valurise Health Solutions, Inc.

September 20, 2007 23:13 ET

VHS Expands Presence in US With New Board Member and Partnership With International Disease Management Alliance

SHANGHAI, CHINA--(Marketwire - September 20, 2007) - VHS CEO Dr. Rico W. Tong and Warren E. Todd, Executive Director of IDMA, today announced a partnership between Valurise Health Solutions, Inc. [VHS] and International Disease Management Alliance [IDMA] to jointly expand chronic disease prevention and management initiatives in China and to provide support to US companies interested in the Chinese healthcare market. VHS was formed to provide innovative one-stop solutions for health management services that will include setting up clinics/health centers with hospitals, and partnering with insurers and other healthcare delivery organizations for a variety of health management services. VHS was also created to help facilitate joint venture initiatives in China. VHS has a goal of becoming the leading brand of innovative healthcare solutions in China.

States VHS Founder Rico W. Tong, "We are very excited about our plans to help meet the growing challenge of chronic disease and unhealthy lifestyles in China and are very fortunate to have Mr. Todd, one of the true pioneers of disease management, supporting our efforts as Chief Science Advisor and honorary board member."

Adds Mr. Todd, "During the IDMA delegation visit to China in June 2006, I was pleasantly surprised by the high level of demand for chronic disease management and prevention programs in China. VHS is well positioned to assume a leadership position in this rapidly expanding health management market and to facilitate joint ventures for US companies."

IDMA also announced the addition of Dr. Tong to the IDMA Board of Directors. "Dr. Tong's innovative leadership in the Chinese healthcare systems will be a huge asset to IDMA in its mission to expand the concept of disease management in China and to help form collaborations between US and Chinese companies," states Mr. Todd.

VHS is a group organization with China corporate offices in Shanghai. VHS was formed by several experienced health insurance, healthcare pioneers and famous industrial capital to develop leading-edge healthcare solutions for the growing chronic disease population in China and to facilitate joint venture opportunities for world wide healthcare companies. See http://www.valurise.com/ for more information.

IDMA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to bring together the pioneers in disease management and prevention from around the world to ensure that different models of disease management are nurtured and information shared. See http://www.dmalliance.org/ for more information.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Rico Wang Tong
    Valurise Health Solution International Limited
    Phone: 86 21 62282131/86 13918322160
    Email:william.pei@valurise.com