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 News Release - March 21, 2006

Swissray's New Flat Panel DR Systems Gain Wide Acceptance from Prestigious Children's Hospitals

ELIZABETH, N.J., March 21 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Swissray International (OTC: SRYI ) announced today that they have received orders for their new Flat Panel direct Digital Radiography (ddR) systems from several prestigious Children's Hospitals. Swissray recently received orders from The Children's Hospital in Denver, Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. These customers represent some of the top Pediatric Hospitals in the world and Swissray is extremely proud to have been selected.

Linda Wright, Radiology Director of The Children's Hospital, Denver said, "After reviewing many vendors, Swissray was our choice, and we issued a Purchase Order for 4 ddRCombi Trauma systems for our new hospital to open in the fall of 2007. We chose Swissray because of our excellent history with the Company, having two of their Direct Digital Systems in place here at The Children's Hospital. Not only have we been able to improve our productivity with the use of these two digital systems, but have found that the Company has made service satisfaction a priority. These two factors played a key role in our decision. Swissray has been a solid, dependable company to work with over the years."

According to John Monahan, VP of Corporate Accounts, "The evolution of our products is a prime example of Swissray's commitment to developing DR systems that deliver automated and application-centric solutions. By focusing our R & D efforts towards Pediatric imaging, we have developed our latest DR systems to be the perfect instrument for imaging children."

The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO

Founded in 1908, The Children's Hospital is a private, not-for-profit pediatric health-care network located in Denver, Colorado and 100 percent dedicated to caring for kids. It has been ranked one of the best children's hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report for more than a decade. With 1,130 pediatric specialists and more than 2,300 full-time employees, Children's is home to a number of nationally and internationally recognized medical programs.

Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Children's National Medical Center, located in Washington, D.C., is a leader in the development of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury. Among the top 10 pediatric hospitals in America, Children's has been serving the nation's children for more than 130 years and is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the Washington Metropolitan area. Children's Centers of Excellence program and an internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals allow Children's National Medical Center to care for thousands of families throughout the region, the nation and the world. Visit our web site at

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is a 475-bed institution devoted to bringing the world the joy of healthier kids. Cincinnati Children's is dedicated to transforming the way health care is delivered by providing care that is timely, efficient, effective, family-centered, equitable and safe. Cincinnati Children's ranks third nationally among all pediatric centers in research grants from the National Institutes of Health. It is a teaching affiliate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The Cincinnati Children's vision is to be the leader in improving child health. Additional information can be found at

Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

The largest pediatric hospital in Illinois, Children's Memorial Hospital provides specialists in every pediatric specialty. As the educational facility for Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, these physicians see more than 93,000 patients a year. US News & World Report ranks Children's Memorial among the nation's top pediatric hospitals. The American Nurses Association has also recognized Children's Memorial as the first hospital in the state - and the first pediatric hospital in the nation - to receive its prestigious Nursing Excellence Magnet Award.

About Swissray

Swissray has received from Frost & Sullivan the "Best Product Value" award for their market leading Digital Radiography systems. This new technology provides high quality medical radiographic images in seconds at a significantly lower cost than conventional or computed radiography because, among other factors, film, imaging plates, cassettes and chemical processing are not required. By utilizing a multifunctional single detector design, Swissray offers an affordable high quality solution for direct Digital Radiography. Swissray currently provides a full range of DR systems for orthopedic applications, imaging centers, hospitals and emergency departments. All of Swissray's DR systems include fully automated, remote controlled system positioning. Swissray offers customers choice between their unique 16 bit Quad CCD or amorphous silicon flat panel detector technologies.

For more information about Swissray's family of ddR solutions, visit the Swissray website at

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Safe Harbor: This press release may contain forward-looking statements, and as such, may involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements, which are based on certain assumptions and describe future plans, strategies, and expectations, are generally identifiable by the use of words such as "believe," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "estimate," "project," or similar expressions. Forward-looking statements in this press release include (among others) the expected installation date of the ddR systems at the New England Baptist Hospital. Swissray's actual results, performance, actions and achievements may differ materially from the results, performance, actions and achievements expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. And, among other things, it is possible that no such installation will in fact take place.

Source: Swissray International

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