BETHESDA, Maryland, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHDX), an American health care company providing health care services in China through the operations of United Family Healthcare, a network of private primary care hospitals and affiliated ambulatory clinics, today announced that Roberta Lipson, the Company's CEO and President, received the 2011 Growth, Innovation and Leadership ("GIL") Award from Frost & Sullivan at its GIL annual congress for her leadership as a pioneer in China's healthcare industry.
Brian Denker, Vice President and Global Head for Frost & Sullivan's Growth, Innovation and Leadership program, remarked, "For more than 30 years under Roberta's leadership, United Family Healthcare has set a new standard for quality and process in healthcare delivery in China. United Family has pioneered new models in the private sector that have raised the bar for healthcare providers throughout China, while becoming itself a national network of facilities building value for shareholders and patients alike. It is her passion, commitment and drive which have established UFH as the cornerstone for private healthcare. Our GIL Global community looks toward individuals such as Roberta to inspire new ideas and fresh perspectives which continue to guide us on our journey toward visionary excellence."
Ms. Lipson, the founder of the Company, has been an active member of the business community in China for over 30 years, She has served on the Board of Governors of AmCham-China, on the Board of Directors for the U.S.-China Business Council, and as Chairwoman for the Board of Directors for the United Foundation for Children's Health. She holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BA in History from Brandeis University.
About Chindex International, Inc.
Chindex is an American health care company providing health care services in China through the operations of United Family Healthcare, a network of private primary care hospitals and affiliated ambulatory clinics. United Family Healthcare currently operates in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. The Company also provides medical capital equipment and products through Chindex Medical Ltd., a joint venture company with manufacturing and distribution businesses serving both domestic China and export markets. With thirty years of experience, the Company's strategy is to continue its growth as a leading integrated health care provider in the Greater China region. Further company information may be found at the Company's website at http://www.chindex.com.
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