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Siemens Hearing Instruments Renews Quota Partnership to Give the Gift of Hearing to Children and Young Adults in Need


12/1/2009 11:26:36 AM

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc., (www.usa.siemens.com/hearing) a leading global manufacturer of hearing instruments, announced its third annual partnership with Quota International's Sound Beginnings program. The alliance will be effective through September 2010.

"Along with the significant need among children in disadvantaged families, we have also recognized this year that young adults just starting out need assistance," said Dr. Thomas A. Powers, Vice President of Compliance and Audiology at Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc. "We are excited to continue our partnership with Quota and to expand the Sound Beginnings program to help children and young adults living with hearing loss."

"Hearing loss is different for each individual," Powers said. "By donating a selection of product lines, Siemens ensures that the participants in the program can receive a solution that fits their needs."

For more information about Siemens partnership with Quota, please visit: http://www.hearitforthefirsttime.us/financial-assistance

About Siemens Healthcare

The Siemens Healthcare Sector is one of the world's largest suppliers to the healthcare industry. The company is a renowned medical solutions provider with core competence and innovative strength in diagnostic and therapeutic technologies as well as in knowledge engineering, including information technology and system integration. With its laboratory diagnostics acquisitions, Siemens Healthcare is the first integrated healthcare company, bringing together imaging and lab diagnostics, therapy, and healthcare information technology solutions, supplemented by consulting and support services. Siemens Healthcare delivers solutions across the entire continuum of care - from prevention and early detection, to diagnosis, therapy and care. Additionally, Siemens Healthcare is the global market leader in innovative hearing instruments. The company employs more than 49,000 people worldwide and operates in 130 countries. In the fiscal year 2007 (Sept. 30), Siemens Healthcare reported sales of 9.85 billion euro, orders of 10.27 billion euro, and group profit of 1.32 billion euro. Further information can be found by visiting http://www.siemens.com/healthcare.

CONTACT: Media Relations: Tina Cecere-Hunter of Siemens Hearing
Instruments, Inc., +1-732-529-3638, tina.cecere-hunter@siemens.com

Web site: http://www.siemens.com/healthcare/


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