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Toshiba Continues Support of Scholarships to ACHE Executive Program

CHICAGO, May 7, 2013—To help educate future healthcare leaders, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., has recommitted its support of the Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) as a corporate donor for the Fund for Innovation in Healthcare Leadership.

Toshiba became a contributor to the Fund in 2009 and has since underwritten 60 scholarships for attendees of ACHE's Executive Program. With this recommitment, Toshiba will be providing support through 2016.

“We are thrilled to continue our work with Toshiba,” said ACHE President and CEO Thomas C. Dolan, PhD, FACHE, CAE. “The continued commitment from Toshiba provides a unique opportunity to champion leadership innovation in healthcare delivery through scholarships for ACHE's Executive Program.”

ACHE's Executive Program is designed to equip the next generation of healthcare executives with the essential management and operational skills needed to move into senior leadership positions. Over the course of three multi-day sessions held throughout the year, participants gain knowledge and tools needed to successfully lead organizational change and achieve leadership excellence.

“ACHE's program provides Toshiba an opportunity to invest in future healthcare leaders to build long-term relationships and improve the quality of patient care,” said Cathy Wolfe, senior director, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Toshiba. “We have been impressed with the quality of education ACHE offers its members, and we look forward to being a part of this program for another three years.”

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS website at www.medical.toshiba.com.

About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba.

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion). Visit Toshiba's website at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

About the American College of Healthcare Executives

The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE's established network of more than 80 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. In addition, ACHE is known for its magazine, Healthcare Executive, and its career development and public policy programs. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its goal of being the premier professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving healthcare delivery. The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives was established to further advance healthcare management excellence through education and research. The Foundation of ACHE is known for its educational programs—including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,500 participants—and groundbreaking research. Its publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on health services management including textbooks for college and university courses.

Contact:
Lisa M. Freund, FACHE
Vice President
Communications and Marketing
American College of Healthcare Executives
One North Franklin, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 424-9420
lfreund@ache.org