BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Diagnostic Health Corporation (DHC) announced today the appointment of Lucy C. Hicks as senior vice president and general counsel. In this role, Hicks will coordinate matters regarding DHC's legal affairs at the newly independent diagnostic imaging company.
"We are pleased to bring someone with Lucy's experience to the company," said Diane Munson, DHC's president and chief executive officer. "Her experience within the healthcare industry and familiarity with our business model will be invaluable as we continue to position the company for future growth. I know that she will be a great asset to our leadership team."
Ms. Hicks has extensive legal expertise in the healthcare industry, most recently serving as senior vice president and deputy general counsel for HealthSouth Corporation. Prior to joining HealthSouth, she served as the legal counsel to the University of Alabama System for its operating division, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), and to the director of the UAB Research Foundation, the technology transfer operation for UAB. Before working with UAB, Ms. Hicks was vice president of legal services for Caremark Rx, formerly known as MedPartners, Inc. In the beginning of her career, she also served as a certified cytogenetic technologist in the UAB Laboratory of Genetics and in the Toxicology and Pharmacology Division of Southern Research Institute. Ms. Hicks earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Huntingdon College and a law degree from Cumberland School of Law.
About Diagnostic Health Corporation
Diagnostic Health Corporation is a stand-alone provider of diagnostic imaging services with more than 50 freestanding locations across the country. Formerly a division of HealthSouth Corporation, DHC is a fully owned subsidiary of The Gores Group. DHC facilities offer a combination of outpatient diagnostic imaging services, including MRI, CT, X-ray, ultrasound, mammography, fluoroscopy, and nuclear medicine services. For more information, please visit www.dxhealthcorp.com.
About The Gores Group
Founded in 1987, The Gores Group is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. The Gores Group has become a leading investor, having demonstrated over time a reliable track record of creating substantial value in its portfolio companies alongside management. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, The Gores Group maintains offices in Boulder, Colorado and London. For more information, please visit www.gores.com.
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Web site: http://www.dxhealthcorp.com/