Elekta signs provider contract with Catholic Health East

ELEKTA SIGNS PROVIDER CONTRACT WITH CATHOLIC HEALTH EAST

Elekta has been selected by Catholic Health East (CHE), a major health

system in the U.S., located in 11 eastern states from Maine to Florida,

to be the preferred provider of Elekta's entire line of radiation

oncology and radiosurgery solutions for CHE's member hospital and clinic

groups.

"With Elekta, our members can secure the most advanced technology to

serve their local communities and ensure they are prepared to take

advantage of the emerging demand for innovative, effective treatment

techniques," said David Everett, Manager, Supply Chain Initiatives at

CHE.

"With the Elekta agreement, not only do we have proven technology from a

pioneer in the field, but our members can also access comprehensive

support services such as facility planning, marketing and financing to

ensure their success."

The contract includes Leksell Gamma Knife®, Elekta Neuromag(TM), Elekta

Synergy(TM) and all other Elekta oncology radiation therapy products.

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Investor inquiries:

International: Peter Ejemyr, Group VP Corporate Communications, Elekta

AB (publ), Phone: +46 8 587 254 00, e-mail: peter.ejemyr@elekta.com

United States: Lars Jonsteg, VP Investor Relations North America,

Elekta, USA Phone: +1 770-670-2419, e-mail: lars.jonsteg@elekta.com

Press contact U.S:

Michelle Lee, PR and Advertising Manager

Phone: +1 770-300-9725 x 277, e-mail: michelle.lee@elekta.com

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About Elekta

Elekta is a world-leading supplier of advanced and innovative radiationoncology and neurosurgery solutions and services for precise treatmentof cancer and brain disorders. Elekta's solutions are clinicallyeffective, cost efficient and gentle to the patient. For additionalinformation about Elekta, please visit www.elekta.comAbout Catholic Health East:Catholic Health East is a multi-institutional, Catholic health system inthe U.S., located in 11 eastern states from Maine to Florida. We are co-sponsored by 14 religious congregations and Hope Ministries, NewtownSquare, Pennsylvania. CHE is comprised of 32 acute care hospitals, 41free-standing and hospital-based skilled nursing facilities, 22residential facilities, 3 free-standing behavioral health facilities,and numerous ambulatory and community based health services with morethan 14,000 beds. For more information visit www.che.org.This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.netThe following files are available for download:http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/11/10/20031110BIT00380/wkr0001.dochttp://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/11/10/20031110BIT00380/wkr0002.pdf