FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 22, 2015, SUWANEE, GA. —  Digirad Corporation (“Digirad”) (NASDAQ:DRAD), the leader in providing healthcare solutions on an as needed, when needed and where needed basis, today announced that it has entered into a supply chain agreement with Yankee Alliance.

Yankee Alliance is a group purchasing organization with a mission to work with members to reduce supply and operating expenses through aggregation of data, purchasing, ideas and knowledge.   Their membership exceeds 12,000 and includes a full continuum of healthcare providers, acute and non-acute care facilities, imaging centers, physician practices, and more.

The agreement includes offerings from both of Digirad’s operating divisions.  Digirad’s Diagnostic Imaging division will sell its portfolio of Nuclear Cardiology and Nuclear Medicine imaging systems, with preferred pricing and benefits to Yankee Alliance Members for Digirad’s Cardius® 2XPO, Cardius® 2M XPO, Cardius® 3XPO, Cardius® X-ACT and Ergo™ Imaging Systems.  Digirad’s Diagnostic Services division will market its proprietary mobile Nuclear Cardiology services to Yankee Alliance members.

"This partnership provides access to the products from our Diagnostic Imaging division and to our mobile Nuclear Cardiology program from our Diagnostic Services division,” commented Matt Molchan, Digirad's President and CEO.  “Yankee Alliance and Digirad share the common goal of financial, clinical, and operational effectiveness for healthcare providers, and we believe this agreement will provide many benefits for Yankee Alliance members.”

About Digirad
Digirad delivers convenient, effective, and efficient healthcare solutions on an as needed, when needed, and where needed basis.  Digirad is one of the largest national providers of in-office nuclear cardiology and ultrasound imaging services, and also provides cardiac event monitoring services.  These services are provided to physician practices, hospitals and imaging centers through its Diagnostic Services business.  Digirad also sells medical diagnostic imaging systems, including solid-state gamma cameras, for nuclear cardiology and general nuclear medicine applications, as well as provides service on the products sold through its Diagnostic Imaging business. For more information, please visit www.digirad.com. Digirad ® and Cardius ® are registered trademarks of Digirad Corporation.

About Yankee Alliance
Yankee Alliance is a member-driven healthcare group purchasing organization founded in 1984 on a belief in collaboration, that working together can achieve more than working alone. Our mission is twofold: to work with members to reduce supply and operating expenses through aggregation of data, purchasing, ideas and knowledge and to excel in strategic innovations that continually assist members in reducing their cost while recognizing their individual needs. Today, Yankee Alliance remains true to the foundational belief in collaboration and has grown to over 12,000 members in all classes of trades across all 50 states. For more information visit www.yankeealliance.com.

For more information please contact; Amy Campbell, Senior Vice President, Administration, Yankee Alliance, (978) 470-2000 or at acampbell@yankeealliance.com.