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Radiologix, Inc. (RGX) Announces Nomination To Its Board Of Directors; Kent S. Marquardt Of Premera Blue Cross To Stand For Election


3/22/2006 11:20:22 AM

DALLAS, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Radiologix, Inc. , a leading national provider of diagnostic imaging services, announced today that Kent S. Marquardt, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Premera Blue Cross, will stand for election to the Radiologix board of directors at its annual meeting of shareholders on June 1, 2006.

Mr. Marquardt adds a payor's perspective as well as depth in operations and financial management to the Radiologix board of directors. In his role as chief financial officer of Premera, Mr. Marquardt is responsible for the Premera family of companies' finance, actuarial, business information services, underwriting and healthcare economics departments.

Prior to Premera Blue Cross, Mr. Marquardt served as chief executive officer of American Dental Specialist Inc. Prior to that he was chief operating officer of western operations and chief financial officer of the western operations of MedPartners, Inc. He has also held positions in health care management with PriMed Management Consulting Inc. and was a partner at KPMG Peat Marwick.

"In addition to his operations and financial management experience, Kent will provide Radiologix with valuable insights into the payor side of our business," said Sami S. Abbasi, chief executive officer of Radiologix. "His perspective should prove to be particularly helpful as we head into the Deficit Reduction Act era. We are looking forward to benefiting from his knowledge and experience."

Mr. Marquardt holds a master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin and a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater.

About Radiologix

Radiologix (http://www.radiologix.com ) is a leading national provider of diagnostic imaging services, owning and operating multi-modality diagnostic imaging centers that use advanced imaging technologies such as positron emission tomography (PET), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) and nuclear medicine, as well as x-ray, general radiography, mammography, ultrasound and fluoroscopy. The diagnostic images created, and the radiology reports based on these images, enable more accurate diagnosis and more efficient management of illness for ordering physicians. Radiologix owned or operated 72 diagnostic imaging centers located in 7 states as of December 31, 2005.

Photo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19991026/RLGXLOGOAP Archive: http://photoarchive.ap.orgPRN Photo Desk photodesk@prnewswire.comRadiologix, Inc.

CONTACT: Paul R. Streiber, Corporate Communications of Radiologix, Inc.,+1-214-303-2702, or paul.streiber@radiologix.com



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