Elekta signs provider contract with Catholic Health East

ELEKTA SIGNS PROVIDER CONTRACT WITH CATHOLIC HEALTH EAST Elekta has been selected by Catholic Health East (CHE), a major health system in the U.S., located in 11 eastern states from Maine to Florida, to be the preferred provider of Elekta's entire line of radiation oncology and radiosurgery solutions for CHE's member hospital and clinic groups. "With Elekta, our members can secure the most advanced technology to serve their local communities and ensure they are prepared to take advantage of the emerging demand for innovative, effective treatment techniques," said David Everett, Manager, Supply Chain Initiatives at CHE. "With the Elekta agreement, not only do we have proven technology from a pioneer in the field, but our members can also access comprehensive support services such as facility planning, marketing and financing to ensure their success." The contract includes Leksell Gamma Knife®, Elekta Neuromag(TM), Elekta Synergy(TM) and all other Elekta oncology radiation therapy products. ****** Investor inquiries: International: Peter Ejemyr, Group VP Corporate Communications, Elekta AB (publ), Phone: +46 8 587 254 00, e-mail: peter.ejemyr@elekta.com United States: Lars Jonsteg, VP Investor Relations North America, Elekta, USA Phone: +1 770-670-2419, e-mail: lars.jonsteg@elekta.com Press contact U.S: Michelle Lee, PR and Advertising Manager Phone: +1 770-300-9725 x 277, e-mail: michelle.lee@elekta.com ***** About Elekta: Elekta is a world-leading supplier of advanced and innovative radiation oncology and neurosurgery solutions and services for precise treatment of cancer and brain disorders. Elekta's solutions are clinically effective, cost efficient and gentle to the patient. For additional information about Elekta, please visit www.elekta.com About Catholic Health East: Catholic Health East is a multi-institutional, Catholic health system in the U.S., located in 11 eastern states from Maine to Florida. We are co- sponsored by 14 religious congregations and Hope Ministries, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. CHE is comprised of 32 acute care hospitals, 41 free-standing and hospital-based skilled nursing facilities, 22 residential facilities, 3 free-standing behavioral health facilities, and numerous ambulatory and community based health services with more than 14,000 beds. For more information visit www.che.org. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/11/10/20031110BIT00380/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/11/10/20031110BIT00380/wkr0002.pdf

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