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PHI and China Creation Holding Group Partner to Develop New International Standard Hospital

Chongqing, China - March 30, 2015 -- Partners HealthCare International (PHI)® today announced it signed an agreement with the China Creation Holding Group Company (CCHG) to advance the development of a new international standard hospital in Chongqing, China.

For more than a decade PHI has collaborated with like-minded organizations to advance the broad healthcare capabilities of organizations in China. “Partners HealthCare International is committed to improving health care in China,” said Gilbert H. Mudge, M.D., President and CEO of PHI. “We are pleased to partner with the China Creation Holding Group, an organization whose primary objective is to create a better China for its citizens. We look forward to working together to create an innovative, international model of health care.”

As part of the agreement with CCHG, PHI will initiate a strategic planning and assessment program utilizing a team with expertise in clinical program planning, healthcare facilities planning and design, healthcare management and operations, staff development, nursing education and project management, while also leveraging experts from Harvard Medical School and its affiliate Partners network hospitals.

About China Creation Holding Group (CCHG)

With a nationwide footprint specializing in urban design, China Creation Holding Group (CCHG) is a national professional urban operation enterprise with a background of international high-end financial resources, focusing on new city development. CCHG’s key projects are located in first and second tier cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Chongqing, Heifei and Suzhou, etc. CCHG integrates and introduces in global resources in fields of healthy living, ecological wisdom, culture creativity, education and business, so as to build a sustainable international new city which is ecological, wisdom livable and mixed.

About Partners HealthCare International

Partners HealthCare International (PHI) is the global arm of Partners HealthCare, one of the leading integrated healthcare systems in the United States. Founded in 1997, PHI is dedicated to advancing the Partners HealthCare mission worldwide through collaborations and partnerships designed to expand a global client’s capacity to deliver high quality health care. Partners was founded in 1994 by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, the two oldest and largest teaching hospitals of Harvard Medical School, and includes community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Partners’ five top-ranked hospitals comprise part of the health care system, and all are recognized by the 2014 - 2015 U.S. News and World Report. To learn more about PHI and how we are extending the capabilities of healthcare systems in China, India, Japan, the Middle East, as well as our commitment to international markets beyond, please visit www.partners.org/international.