MONTREAL, Sept. 27 /CNW/ - Medisys Health Group Income Fund (TSX: MHG.UN)
("Medisys"), one of Canada's leading national providers of healthcare services
to corporations and insurance companies, today announced that it has entered
into a strategic alliance with The Steve Nash Sports Club to provide a
seamless executive health and wellness solution in Vancouver, building on its
relationship with the Mansfield Club in Montreal.
"More and more, individuals and employers are looking for proactive
solutions for taking care of their health," said Leonard Schlemm, President of
the Steve Nash Sports Club. "Continuing our strategic alliance with Medisys,
the premier provider of executive health services in Canada, will allow us to
provide our clients with a seamless solution for their total health and
fitness needs, thereby enhancing our value proposition."
"Given Steve Nash's goal to promote fitness as part of a healthy,
balanced lifestyle, and with the club in his hometown province of British
Columbia, the Steve Nash Sports Club will undoubtedly establish itself as a
top-tier player in the Vancouver fitness market," said Dr. Sheldon Elman,
Chairman & CEO, Medisys Health Group. "Through this alliance we are able to
offer our executive health clientele an additional service feature and even
greater value. We look forward to working closely with Steve Nash and the Club
to add value to clients, while significantly growing both our respective lines
Specializing in preventive healthcare, the cornerstone of Medisys'
Executive Health program is a comprehensive Executive Health Assessment. This
service includes a medical examination by a specialized Executive Health
physician, as well as a range of procedures to evaluate cancer and cardiac
risk, assess vision, hearing and lung functions, and evaluate lifestyle
factors such as exercise, diet, stress and smoking. Emphasizing service, care
and efficiency, Medisys' multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals
carries out this intensive analysis over the course of a half-day visit.
Clients are then provided with personalized feedback that will help them along
the path to healthier living.
For those looking to ensure year-round healthcare coverage, Medisys'
Executive Health Assessment is complimented by Medisys One Concierge Service,
a value-added service that provides 24/7 assistance in any health-related
matter-at home and abroad.
About the Steve Nash Sports Club
From collaborating with a successful team, to emphasizing the importance
of sustainable design and choosing the club's location, the Steve Nash Sports
Club reflects Steve's vision.
As a professional elite athlete Steve Nash has a dedication to fitness
and to the game, but it his belief in teamwork and commitment that are the
true foundation for the club's philosophy. At the Steve Nash Sports Club the
whole is greater than the sum of its parts, and a healthy life means more than
just a healthy body. From cycling to yoga, trainers to massage therapists,
Internet lounge to juice bar, the Club is a place where members can maintain
their form. Inside and out.
About Medisys Health Group
Medisys Health Group is a leading Canadian provider of healthcare and
medical imaging services to corporations and individuals and health-related
underwriting support services to insurance companies. Through its national
network of facilities, including offices in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary
and Vancouver, Medisys' Corporate Health Services division delivers
preventive, diagnostic and consultative healthcare services to approximately
4,000 corporations, including 320 companies of the Financial Post 500.
Medisys' Medical Imaging operations service patient populations in both
Ontario and Quebec. Medisys' Insurance Medical Services division supports the
national underwriting activities of more than 60 Canadian and U.S. life and
health insurance companies. Medisys Health Group Income Fund is an
unincorporated, open-ended, limited purpose trust established to invest in
Medisys Health Group and its subsidiaries.
This media release may contain certain forward-looking statements that
reflect the current views and/or expectations of Medisys Health Group Income
Fund, Medisys Holding LP, Medisys Health Group Inc., and Medisys Health Group
LP with respect to their respective performance, business, and future events.
Such statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties, and
assumptions as outlined in the Fund's management's discussion and analysis for
the period ended June 30, 2007, and other filings with the Canadian securities
regulatory authorities. Actual results and events may vary.
For further information:
For further information: Stuart M. Elman, President & Chief Financial
Officer, Medisys Health Group, Phone: (514) 499-2778, Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org; Leonard B. C. Schlemm, President, Steve Nash Sports
Clubs, Phone: (514) 390-1230, Email: email@example.com