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News Release



Kingston, Jamaica – November 27, 2013


Emed Global Jamaica Ltd. (EMED) today announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC), the agreement also covers EMED group members for admittance into Tenet’s south Florida hospitals. The financial terms of the agreement were not released.


EMED is a Jamaican-based company that facilitates

access to affordable healthcare solutions. It provides air ambulance evacuation and healthcare services, healthcare technology solutions, employer/employee benefit plans, medical marketing and promotional activities, continuity of care, and case management services as part of the end -to -end solution that it provides.


Tenet owns and operates 49 acute-care hospitals in 11 states and 90 outpatient centers in 12 states, with a majority of these hospitals in California, Florida and Texas. Headquartered in downtown Dallas, Tenet has more than 13,000 licensed beds and 57,000 employees.

The company’s hospitals offer acute care, radiology and respiratory therapy services, as well as operating and recovery rooms, clinical laboratories and pharmacies. In addition, Tenet hospitals offer intensive care, critical care and coronary care units; physical therapy; orthopedic, oncology, outpatient, organ transplant and surgical services. For more information please visit www.tenethealth.com.



"Under this agreement EMED group members will have access to the internationally recognized medical procedures and healthcare available at Tenet’s Hospitals” said Duane Boise, EMED’s CEO and President. "


"We are committed to ensuring our Jamaican and Caribbean members have access to internationally recognized high quality and professional services offered by Tenet” said EMED’s medical director Dr. Neville Graham. For more information please visit www.emedlifeline.com


EMED serves the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA), Jamaica’s largest trade union comprised of mostly government workers, many international spa resort hotels, employees and tourist, and most recently COK Sodality Credit Union (COK), Jamaica’s 900,000 member credit union group.