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Ryan O'Connor, M.B.A., CAE
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19 December 2012

American Medical Group Association and DOTmed Partner to Assist Members in Sale of Used Medical Equipment and Idle Assets
Leading Healthcare Association and Largest Public Medical Equipment Website Team Up to Help Association Members Access Global Marketplace

Alexandria, VA--The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) and DOTmed today announced a partnership which will provide AMGA members with the online tools, knowledge, and techniques to effectively market their used medical equipment and idle assets to a global marketplace.  The partnership, which will see a DOTmed portal integrated into the AMGA website, is designed to provide AMGA members with medical equipment buying and selling education, enhanced auction services and programs, and easy access.   

"AMGA is always striving to provide our members with access, information, and cost advantages, so it was clear to us that developing a partnership with DOTmed made a lot of sense," said Donald W. Fisher, Ph.D., CAE, AMGA president and chief executive officer.  "AMGA members are on the cutting edge of technology and we believe that providing members with easy access to DOTmed through our site will enable them to obtain top dollar for their used equipment, allowing them to invest in newer technology.  This gives them more options and an clear economic advantage."

DOTmed is a leading public medical equipment marketplace and a leader in online medical equipment auctions.   The site welcomes more than 20,000 visitors a day, has over 360,000 listings, and more than 199,000 registered users. Medical equipment buyers and sellers alike have embraced the innovative online services DOTmed offers and access to an open, transparent, and global marketplace.  DOTmed is also a leading media resource for the healthcare industry.  It publishes DOTmed Business News magazine, and brings the healthcare community breaking new through its highly regarded Online News.

DOTmed Founder and President Philip Jacobus, added,  "AMGA members who use DOTmed will also have access to our large and elite medical equipment dealer network as a resource for equipment that they might need to acquire, as well as a deep supply of parts. Our site is an important destination for those who are looking for parts to keep their uptime at the highest levels and extend the life of valuable medical equipment. We're pleased to be able to bring such a wide range of resources to the AMGA."

About DOTmed
DOTmed is the leading public medical equipment marketplace and the leader in online medical equipment auctions with over 10 years experience.  With more than 360,000 listings and 210,000 registered users, DOTmed is revolutionizing the medical equipment marketplace through innovation, access, and programs that serve buyers and sellers alike.  Visit www.dotmed.com to learn more.  DOTmed Business News is also available on the iPad.  Search "DOTmed" on Apple's App Store to download.

About the AMGA
The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) represents medical groups and organized systems of care, including some of the nation's largest, most prestigious integrated healthcare delivery systems. More than 130,000 physicians practice in AMGA member organizations, providing healthcare services for 120 million patients in 49 states (nearly one in three Americans). Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, AMGA is the strategic partner for these organizations, providing a comprehensive package of benefits, including political advocacy, educational and networking programs, publications, benchmarking data services, and financial and operations assistance.