Deer Jet Medical Joins Shanghai East Hospital and Shanghai East International Medical Center in Chinaa��s First Air Medical Base Initiative

Shanghai May 6, 2014, Chinaa��s largest air ambulance service provider, Shenzhen Deer Jet Medical Co., Ltd. (a�?Deer Jet Medicala�? or a�?DJMa�?) sealed today with Shanghai East Hospital and Shanghai East International Medical Center (a�?SEIMCa�?) a joint strategic partnership agreement on aero medicine and aero-medical base in Shanghai, the first closeinitiative between Chinese medical jet service and top hospitals to promote aero medicine and offer patients one-stop emergency air medical serviceswith supplemented ground hospital network access.
Mr. Liu Zhongmin, President of Shanghai East Hospital, Ms. Cindy XinWang, CEO of SEIMC, and Mr. Lu Haikuan, Chairman & CEO of Deer Jet Medical gave speeches at the signing ceremony on the establishment and functioning of the first air medical base in Shanghai.
President Liu noted today that there exists an urgent demand to build up Chinaa��s disaster and emergency medicine and related assistance capabilities to world caliber. The three-party partnership in Shanghai will bring into full play each sidea��s advantages in expertise, geographic location and positioning, academic research and resources in the joint initiatives to develop more innovative medical services, and serve more patients timely. This move is considered conducive to the overall enhancement of Chinese aero medicine capabilities and the successful promulgation and application of proven air medical technique, standards and protocols.
Being Chinaa��s largest city and international metropolitan, Shanghai works also as a top national medical center and a major destination of medical tourism. About 10 million foreigners visit Shanghai per year, in addition to250 million domestic visitors.The number of inbound and outbound air medical transports in recent years has been increasing, due to premium local medical resources and infrastructure that attracts both domestic and foreign medical tourists.
Wang Xin, Cindystated that SEIMC is the first international hospital service in Shanghaithat opens to foreign patientsand treats many each year. The partnership with DJM is believed to extend the centerd tservice capabilities and coverage, offering patients full service from admission to air medical transit when necessary.
Leveraging two decades of expertise in emergency air medical services, DJM has established the largest air ambulance base in Shanghai, and its dedicated medical jets are ready to take off at requests. In addition to self-owned Hawker 800 air ambulances, DJM can mobilize a fleet of Gulfstream 450/550 and larger models such asBoeing business jets that are suitable for mass evacuation.
The establishment of Shanghai Free Trade Zone will further economic development and personnel exchange, and the cityecostrategicinitiatives to develop into a major medical tourism hub in China has raised the bar for air medical abilities.
Lu Haikuan, Chairman & CEO of DJM emphasized that DJM is committed to providing Chinese and foreign patients more timely, one-stop and considerate air medical services and seeks to add more value to top Chinese hospitals in service innovation. The establishment of Shanghai aero medical base marks DJMdiccontinuous efforts to innovate its healthcare service offerings, by fostering closepartnership with national tops hospitals.
The parties will also explore how to meet the demand for more aero medical training and certification programs driven by the rapid development of Chinaa��s general aviationindustry. China will need more aero medical talentsto promote the long-term growth of the air medical service sector.