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HEALTH IMAGES SIGNS DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SERVICES CONTRACT WITH HARRIS METHODIST HEALTH PLAN

 ATLANTA, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Images, Inc. (NYSE: HII) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Harris Methodist Health Plan Inc. to provide diagnostic radiology imaging services for members of the Harris Methodist Health Plan, which is a federally qualified health maintenance organization (HMO) serving the Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, area.
 Health Images will provide services to an estimated 99,000 Harris HMO members in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, and will also serve a potential 100,000 CHAMPUS Beneficiaries under an existing joint venture contract between Harris Methodist Health Plan and the Foundation Health Federal Services, Inc. of California, under a new CHAMPUS Reform Initiative (CRI).
 Health Images' President and Chairman Robert D. Carl III said: "We are very excited and pleased to work with Harris Methodist Health Plan in providing radiology services to their members in Dallas and Fort Worth. The Harris HMO contract has the potential to be our largest managed care agreement signed to date."
 Under the contract, Health Images will provide access to complete diagnostic imaging and radiology services through a network of company- owned and contracted third party centers.
 Health Images, Inc. owns and operates 41 diagnostic imaging centers in the United States and the United Kingdom and one radiation oncology center. The company also manufactures magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners and provides equipment maintenance services for third party MRI equipment.
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 /CONTACT: Robert D. Carl III, president and chairman, or Robin N. Ray, managed care administrator of Health Images, 404-587-
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CO: Health Images, Inc.; Harris Methodist Health Plan Inc. ST: Georgia, Texas IN: HEA SU: CON

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