Accuro Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Appoints Douglas D. French To Its Board Of Directors

DALLAS, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuro Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (Accuro) announced today the appointment of Douglas D. French to its Board of Directors, effective March 9, 2005.

Mr. French has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry, previously serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ascension Health, based in St. Louis, Missouri. Ascension Health is the largest Catholic healthcare system and largest nonprofit system in the United States, with over 70 facilities operating in 36 markets and 20 states and the District of Columbia. Prior to that time he served as Executive Vice President/COO of Ascension Health; President/CEO of St. Vincent Hospitals and Health Services, Indianapolis, Indiana; President/CEO of St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville, Indiana; and Vice President of Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. French also serves as a board member of several companies, including Catholic Healthcare West, Catholic Health Association, Healthcare Leadership Council, Health Research & Development Institute and Herman Miller.

"Doug's in-depth experience in the hospital industry will add tremendous value as we execute our business objectives," said John K. Carlyle, President and Chief Executive Officer of Accuro. "He will also provide valuable insight during our efforts in consolidating the 'best in class' outsourcing businesses. It's a pleasure to have such a talented and high-profile healthcare executive on Accuro's Board."

About Accuro

Accuro was formed to develop a comprehensive solution to the reimbursement pressures that exist in the healthcare provider marketplace. Through acquisitions, new product development, and technology, Accuro intends to consolidate the 'best in class' outsourcing businesses. Towards that goal, Accuro has recently purchased Innovative Managed Care Solutions, a leading provider of internet-based contract management services.

CONTACT: John K. Carlyle President and Chief Executive Officer or Robert S. Allday Sr. Vice President, Corporate Development (972) 692-2625 phone (972) 692-2624 fax

Accuro Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

CONTACT: John K. Carlyle, President and Chief Executive Officer, orRobert S. Allday, Sr. Vice President, Corporate Development, both of AccuroHealthcare Solutions, Inc., +1-972-692-2625, or fax, +1-972-692-2624

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