TUSTIN, Calif., Jun 11, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) —
      To meet the increased need for advanced ultrasound equipment, Toshiba
      America Medical Systems, Inc. has partnered with United Medical
      Instruments (UMI), a worldwide provider of new and pre-owned ultrasound
      systems, parts and transducers, to sell Toshiba’s ultrasound systems to
      the private physician office and clinic market in the U.S.

      “The private office space has a growing need for advanced ultrasound
      solutions, especially for musculoskeletal applications,” said Tomohiro
      Hasegawa, director, Ultrasound Business Unit, Toshiba. “Toshiba’s
      ultrasound systems offer cutting-edge visualization features with
      breakthrough technology, and we are looking forward to making a
      tremendous impact in the office market.”

      Under this agreement, UMI will act as distributor of Toshiba’s
      ultrasound product line to the office market. With more than 20 sales
      and applications specialists throughout the U.S., UMI will provide
      private physicians greater access to Toshiba ultrasound systems and

      “We are excited to represent the Toshiba line of ultrasound equipment to
      private-practice physicians and look forward to providing solutions for
      the OB/GYN, musculoskeletal, vein and pain management markets,” said
      Mansoor Ghanavati, president and CEO, UMI. “The innovative ultrasound
      solutions from Toshiba provide an excellent opportunity for physicians
      looking to take their practice to the next level.”

      For more information on UMI, please visit
      www.umiultrasound.com/ .

      About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

      With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems
      (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services diagnostic imaging
      systems, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all
      modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS
      website at
      www.medical.toshiba.com .

      About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

      Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of
      medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions,
      such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI
      systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions.
      Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products
      for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned
      subsidiary of Toshiba.

      About Toshiba

      Toshiba is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced
      electronic and electrical products, spanning digital products, such as
      LCD TVs, notebook PCs and hard disc drives; electronic devices and
      components, such as semiconductors; social infrastructure systems,
      including power generation systems; and home appliances. Toshiba was
      founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490
      companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing
      6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion).

      SOURCE: Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

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