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UBS Global Healthcare Services Conference Opens in New York

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The UBS Annual Global Healthcare Services Conference opens today at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City and runs through Wednesday, February 11. The conference will feature presentations and updates from senior management from more than 130 of the leading healthcare services firms around the world.

The conference will feature presentations from companies in the acute care, alternate site, distribution, healthcare REIT, information technology, laboratory services, long-term care, managed care, pharmaceutical services, staffing and other healthcare service sectors. The conference will bring together hundreds of industry leaders to help investors identify near- and long-term marketplace opportunities and explain the mechanisms of healthcare delivery in the US and abroad. Presenting companies include:


Allscripts-Misys
Amil Participações
Amsurg Corporation
athenahealth
Brookdale Senior Living
Cardinal Health
Catalyst Health Solutions
Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT
Chemed Corporation
CIGNA Corporation
Community Health Systems
Covance
Fresenius Medical Care
Genesis HealthCare Corporation
Health Care REIT
Health Management Associates
Health Net
Healthcare Realty Trust
Healthscope Limited
HealthSpring
Healthways
Henry Schein
HMS Holdings Corp.
Humana
ICON
IMS Health
Inverness Medical Innovations Kindred Healthcare
LifePoint Hospitals
Lincare Holdings
McKesson Corporation
MedAssets
MEDNAX
Omega Healthcare Investors
ORPEA Group
Owens & Minor
Pharmaceutical Product Development
Phase Forward Incorporated
ProAssurance Corporation
Quality Systems
ResCare
Senior Housing Properties Trust
Stericycle
Sul América
Sun Healthcare Group
United Drug
UnitedHealth Group
Universal Health Services
WellPoint
West Pharmaceutical Services


Online conference information:

To access audio transmissions and the conference agenda please go to the

UBS Investment Bank website at www.ibb.ubs.com. Find the "Conferences" icon in the middle of the page and click on the "Americas" link. Look for the "Webcast" link to the right of the Global Healthcare Services Conference. Audio transmissions of company presentations will be available live and by replay. Please note that only companies that have chosen to participate in webcasting will be listed.

UBS is one of the world's leading financial firms, serving a discerning international client base. UBS is a leading global wealth manager, a leading global investment banking and securities firm, and one of the largest global asset managers. In Switzerland, UBS is the market leader in retail and commercial banking.

UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide. It has offices in over 50 countries, with about 37% of its employees working in the Americas, 34% in Switzerland, 16% in the rest of Europe and 13% in Asia Pacific. UBS employs more than 75,000 people around the world. Its shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).


Contact:

Doug Morris +1-212-882-5694

New York , February 9, 2009

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