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ALLIANCE ONCOLOGY PARTNERS WITH RED ROCKS RADIATION AND ONCOLOGY, LLC

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — MAY 9, 2017 — Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIQ) (the “Company”, “Alliance”, “we” or “our”), a leading national provider of outsourced radiology, oncology and interventional services, announced today that its Oncology Division, Alliance Oncology, has completed a partnership agreement with Red Rocks Radiation and Oncology, LLC, and Kevin Schewe, M.D., aligning the Golden, Colorado site with their national network of radiation oncology facilities. This agreement is in partnership with Dr. Schewe, board-certified radiation oncologist and Medical Director at Red Rocks, with Alliance Oncology as the managing member. With Alliance Oncology’s proven leadership in evidence-based results, their partnership will bring best in class clinical quality and patient experience to the community, while adding value with their vast network of physician partnerships. Operations commenced on April 14, 2017.

“We are pleased to add this partnership to our national network of cancer centers,” said Greg Spurlock, President of Alliance Oncology and Alliance Healthcare International. “This partnership is a great addition to our system of patient-focused radiation oncology services, and we are delighted to now be able to care for patients living in the Colorado area. We are excited to partner with Dr. Schewe, an outstanding physician in the field of radiation oncology.”

Alliance Oncology is an industry leader in radiation oncology center development and management, partnering directly with hospitals, radiation oncologists, and other healthcare providers to establish and operate radiation oncology programs. Providing a full range of service line capabilities (inpatient & outpatient), Alliance Oncology’s fully integrated, comprehensive approach to cancer care, affords its partners the speed-to-market, quality clinical outcomes, and operational expertise that sets them apart from the competition.

Dr. Schewe commented, “This new partnership with Alliance Oncology is a perfect approach to bring best in class private-practice cancer care and business strategy to a sophisticated community setting. By design, our multidisciplinary cancer care at Red Rocks effectively utilizes the most advanced technology to offer patients world-class levels of care that might once have been associated only with large academic or regional healthcare systems. We do this in a beautiful, convenient, home-like setting that minimizes patient anxiety and moves personalized patient care forward at a speed unmatched by larger competitors.”

About Kevin Schewe, M.D. and Red Rocks Radiation and Oncology

Renowned and board-certified radiation oncologist, Kevin L. Schewe, M.D. has devoted his 30-year medical career and practice in the fight against cancer. Best known for his innovative and successful implementation of techniques utilized in the field of radiation oncology, Dr. Schewe is regarded as an influential leader in cancer treatment.

A Cum Laude graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he received both undergraduate and medical degrees, Dr. Schewe also attended the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, where he completed both his internship and residency training in Radiation Oncology. Dr. Schewe is a Fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology and currently serves as Medical Director of Radiation Oncology at the Red Rocks Cancer Center.

Red Rocks Radiation and Oncology, LLC, was formed in 2009 and opened in November of 2010. Red Rocks Radiation and Oncology is an outpatient radiation oncology center. Cancer treatment is coordinated and integrated within a comprehensive team that includes surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging, a comprehensive breast care program and genetic counseling in a beautiful environment and comfortable surroundings.

About Alliance HealthCare Services

Alliance HealthCare Services (NASDAQ: AIQ) is a leading national provider of outsourced medical services including radiology, oncology and interventional. We partner with healthcare providers and hospitals to provide a full continuum of services from mobile to fixed-site to comprehensive service line management and joint venture partnerships. We also operate freestanding clinics and Ambulatory Surgical Centers (“ASCs”) that are not owned by hospitals or providers.

As of March 31, 2017, Alliance operated 617 diagnostic radiology, radiation therapy, and interventional radiology systems, including 103 fixed-site radiology centers across the country, and 35 radiation therapy centers and SRS facilities. With a strategy of partnering with hospitals, health systems and physician practices, Alliance provides quality clinical services for over 1,100 hospitals and other healthcare partners in 46 states, where approximately 2,450 Alliance Team Members are committed to providing exceptional patient care and exceeding customer expectations. For more information, visit https://www.alliancehealthcareservices-us.com.

ALLIANCE CANCER CENTERS IN GREENVILLE AND CLARKSDALE ADD RADIATION ONCOLOGIST, GREGG ALAN DICKERSON, M.D., FACR, FACRO, TO STAFF

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — February 13, 2017 — Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIQ) (the “Company”, “Alliance”, “we” or “our”), a leading national provider of outsourced radiology, oncology and interventional services, announced today that Gregg Alan Dickerson, M.D., FACR, FACRO, has joined Alliance Cancer Centers in Greenville and Clarksdale and will be offering radiation oncology services to patients throughout Greenville, Clarksdale and the surrounding communities.

“We are pleased to have Dr. Dickerson join the medical staff of the Alliance Cancer Centers in Greenville and Clarksdale,” said Candi Underwood, Site Administrator for the Alliance Cancer Centers in Greenville and Clarksdale. “Dr. Dickerson is a highly accomplished physician who brings over thirty years of radiation oncology experience to our cancer care treatment team and we are fortunate to have him care for the patients in our centers.”

Gregg Alan Dickerson, M.D., FACR, FACRO, is a board certified radiation oncologist. Dr. Dickerson received his Bachelor of Arts with a double major in chemistry and biology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, and his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. He completed his residency training in radiation oncology at the Bodine Center for Cancer Treatment at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also served as Chief Resident.

In addition to his education and medical training, Dr. Dickerson spent 11 years serving our country as a flight surgeon in the Medical Corps of the Air National Guard, becoming a Major before being honorably discharged in 1996.

Dr. Dickerson joined the Alliance Cancer Centers in Greenville and Clarksdale last October as an interim physician.

“After many rewarding and productive years in Denver, Colorado, where I became highly specialized and accomplished for my work treating prostate cancer with radiosurgery, it was time to get ready for the next phase of my career,” said Dickerson. “It was at that time colleagues in the leadership of Alliance Oncology encouraged me to come to the Mississippi to spend some time helping the good people of the Delta. What started off as a commitment for just a few months turned into a desire to continue caring for the dear people here and face the challenges that the spectrum of cancers they develop present. Joining the many other very compassionate physicians in the Delta and employing my advanced skills has been extremely satisfying and ultimately led to wanting to continue my work here.”

Dr. Dickerson has been awarded over ten specialty honors and peer selected honors, including being ranked the number one radiation oncologist in Colorado in 2014 by HealthGrades.com. He also holds both military and civilian honors. He is a member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiologists and Oncologists (ASTRO), the American College of Radiology (ACR), the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), the Colorado Radiological Society, and the CyberKnife Society.

For more information on Dr. Dickerson, or to schedule an appointment, please visit www.alliance-greenville-clarksdale.com.

About Alliance HealthCare Services

Alliance HealthCare Services (NASDAQ: AIQ) is a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare services to hospitals and providers. We also operate freestanding outpatient radiology, oncology and interventional services clinics, and Ambulatory Surgical Centers (“ASC”) that are not owned by hospitals or providers. Diagnostic radiology services are delivered through the Radiology Division (Alliance HealthCare Radiology), radiation oncology services are delivered through the Oncology Division (Alliance Oncology), and interventional and pain management services are delivered through the Interventional Division (Alliance Interventional). Alliance is the nation’s largest provider of advanced diagnostic mobile imaging services, an industry-leading operator of fixed-site imaging centers, and a leading provider of stereotactic radiosurgery nationwide. As of September 30, 2016, Alliance operated 619 diagnostic radiology and radiation therapy systems, including 112 fixed-site radiology centers across the country, and 32 radiation therapy centers and SRS facilities. With a strategy of partnering with hospitals, health systems and physician practices, Alliance provides quality clinical services for over 1,000 hospitals and other healthcare partners in 45 states, where approximately 2,400 Alliance Team Members are committed to providing exceptional patient care and exceeding customer expectations. For more information, visit https://www.alliancehealthcareservices-us.com.

Photo: Gregg Alan Dickerson, M.D., FACR, FACRO

ALLIANCE ONCOLOGY FORMS COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CARE PARTNERSHIP IN NORTHERN ALABAMA

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. & HUNTSVILLE, AL.– November 8, 2016 — Alliance Oncology, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIQ), a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare services, announced today the completion of a long-term network partnership agreement, representing six sites of service, between market leaders in oncology; including, physician partners and Huntsville Hospital Health System, one of the nation’s largest public hospital systems serving north Alabama and southern Tennessee. Trailing 12 months of revenue was $21M. This partnership will allow for new and continued growth opportunities within the market.

This agreement will leverage Alliance Oncology’s powerful value proposition including, clinical leadership, nation-wide network of physician partners, and sales and marketing expertise. Alliance together with Huntsville Hospital Health System will continuing to bring the highest standard of care to ensure best-in-class clinical quality and patient experience to the northern Alabama market.

Huntsville Hospital Health System employs 13,000 staff members and operates affiliate facilities across the region, including the main hospital in Huntsville, as well as Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children, Madison Hospital, Athens-Limestone Hospital, Decatur Morgan Hospital, Helen Keller Hospital in Sheffield, Red Bay Hospital, Lawrence Medical Center in Moulton, The Heart Center Inc. of Huntsville and a multi-specialty physician network. “We are excited to enter into a partnership that will help us continue to provide and expand superior quality cancer care to the communities of northern Alabama,” said David Spillers, Chief Executive Officer of Huntsville Hospital Health System.

Alliance Oncology, an industry leader in oncology center development, partners directly with hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers to establish and operate oncology programs. Providing a full range of service line capabilities, Alliance Oncology’s fully integrated, comprehensive approach to cancer care, affords its partners the speed-to-market, quality clinical outcomes, and operational expertise that sets them apart from the competition.

“We are pleased to bring together an aligned strategy for enhancing cancer care in the northern Alabama market,” said Greg Spurlock, President of Alliance Oncology. “Alliance Oncology’s nationwide experience in managing the administrative, clinical, financial and marketing demands of oncology service lines will benefit the partnership between leading physicians and Huntsville Hospital. We are able to bring world-class cancer care to the community in one delivery system sharing knowledge, technology and best clinical practices.”

About Huntsville Hospital Health System

Huntsville Hospital is a 941-bed hospital that was established in Huntsville, Alabama in 1895. A community-based, not-for-profit institution, Huntsville Hospital is the second largest hospital in Alabama. In recent years, the hospital has expanded its services across the region, becoming the third largest publicly owned hospital system in the nation. Huntsville Hospital Health System employs 13,000 staff members and operates affiliate facilities across the region, including Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children, Madison Hospital, Athens-Limestone Hospital, Helen Keller Hospital in Sheffield, Red Bay Hospital, Decatur Morgan Hospital, Lawrence Medical Center in Moulton, The Heart Center Inc. of Huntsville and a multi-specialty physician network. Huntsville Hospital also owns a 70-bed rehabilitation hospital managed by HealthSouth. Huntsville Hospital is a teaching facility for UAB’s Family Practice and Internal Medicine Residency Programs. Huntsville Hospital Health System is governed by the Health Care Authority of the City of Huntsville.

About Alliance HealthCare Services

Alliance HealthCare Services (NASDAQ: AIQ) is a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare services to hospitals and providers. We also operate freestanding outpatient radiology, oncology and interventional services clinics, and Ambulatory Surgical Centers (“ASC”) that are not owned by hospitals or providers. Diagnostic radiology services are delivered through the Radiology Division (Alliance HealthCare Radiology), radiation oncology services are delivered through the Oncology Division (Alliance Oncology), and interventional and pain management services are delivered through the Interventional Division (Alliance Interventional). Alliance is the nation’s largest provider of advanced diagnostic mobile imaging services, an industry-leading operator of fixed-site imaging centers, and a leading provider of stereotactic radiosurgery nationwide. As of September 30, 2016, Alliance operated 619 diagnostic radiology and radiation therapy systems, including 112 fixed-site radiology centers across the country, and 32 radiation therapy centers and SRS facilities. With a strategy of partnering with hospitals, health systems and physician practices, Alliance provides quality clinical services for over 1,000 hospitals and other healthcare partners in 45 states, where approximately 2,400 Alliance Team Members are committed to providing exceptional patient care and exceeding customer expectations. For more information, visit https://www.alliancehealthcareservices-us.com.

ALLIANCE ONCOLOGY PARTNERS WITH SAINT PETER’S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. & New Brunswick, NJ. – June 21, 2016 — Alliance Oncology, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIQ), a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare services, announced today it has completed a partnership agreement with the Saint Peter’s University Cyberknife Center, aligning the New Brunswick, New Jersey site with their national network of cancer centers. This agreement is in partnership with Saint Peter’s University Hospital and Sovereign Radiation Oncology (local physicians), with Alliance Oncology as the managing member. With Alliance Oncology’s proven leadership in evidence-based oncology partnerships, they will bring best in class clinical quality and patient experience to the community, while adding value with their vast network of physician partnerships. Operations commenced on June 1.

“We are pleased to add this partnership to our national network of cancer centers” said Greg Spurlock, President of Alliance Oncology. “This partnership is a great addition to our network of cancer centers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. We are delighted to partner with a strong health system and outstanding physician partners.”

Alliance Oncology, an industry leader in radiation oncology center development, partnering directly with hospitals, radiation oncologists and other healthcare providers to establish and operate radiation oncology programs. Providing a full range of service line capabilities (inpatient & outpatient), Alliance Oncology’s fully integrated, comprehensive approach to cancer care, affords its partners the speed-tomarket, quality clinical outcomes, and operational expertise that sets them apart from the competition.

“This partnership has come at a great time for the hospital,” said Ronald C. Rak, CEO, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System. “Our patients and our community are the most important to us and with Alliance Oncology’s expertise we know quality of care and patient satisfaction will become even greater than it is today.”

“This partnership strengthens Saint Peter’s University Hospital CyberKnife Program and we plan to work with Alliance Oncology to further our clinical programs and participate in various clinical trials. Alliance Oncology complements the excellent quality of care and patient satisfaction already evident at Saint Peter’s University Hospital.” – Dr. Gopal R. Desai

About Saint Peter’s University Hospital

Located in New Brunswick, NJ, Saint Peter’s University Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of central New Jersey for more than a century. From their simple beginnings in 1907, Saint Peter’s has grown to become a technologically advanced, 478-bed teaching hospital that provides a broad array of services to the community. Saint Peter’s University Hospital, a member of the Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, is a non-profit, acute care facility sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen, NJ. Saint Peter’s brings the latest medical practices and highly skilled professionals to the bedside. They treat more than 30,000 inpatients and more than 200,000 outpatients annually. They employ 2,800 healthcare professionals and support personnel, and more than 900 physicians and dentists have privileges at their facility. For more information, visit https://www.saintpetershcs.com/cyberknife.

About Sovereign Oncology

The physicians at Sovereign Oncology are fellowship trained to treat malignancies of any site. Their experts have published extensively in the nations’ leading peer reviewed journals and have vast experience treating cancers of all sites, including prostate, breast, lung, brain and cancers of the gastrointestinal and gynecologic systems. Sovereign Oncology offers our patients state-of-the-art technology in a compassionate outpatient setting. With VMAT IMRT and cone beam IGRT, radiotherapy treatments at Sovereign Oncology allows targeted radiotherapy to be delivered precisely and safely every day. For more information, visit https://doctor.webmd.com/practice/sovereign-medical-group-radiation-oncology-6db468c8-4703-e211-a42b-001f29e3eb44-overview.

About Alliance HealthCare Services

Alliance HealthCare Services (NASDAQ: AIQ) is a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare services to hospitals and providers. We also operate freestanding outpatient radiology, oncology and interventional services clinics, and Ambulatory Surgical Centers (“ASC”) that are not owned by hospitals or providers. Diagnostic radiology services are delivered through the Radiology Division (Alliance HealthCare Radiology), radiation oncology services are delivered through the Oncology Division (Alliance Oncology), and interventional and pain management services are delivered through the Interventional Services Division (Alliance HealthCare Interventional Partners). Alliance is the nation’s largest provider of advanced diagnostic mobile imaging services, an industry-leading operator of fixed-site imaging centers, and a leading provider of stereotactic radiosurgery nationwide. As of March 31, 2016, Alliance operated 601 diagnostic radiology and radiation therapy systems, including 117 fixed-site radiology centers across the country, and 32 radiation therapy centers and SRS facilities. With a strategy of partnering with hospitals, health systems and physician practices, Alliance provides quality clinical services for over 1,000 hospitals and other healthcare partners in 45 states, where approximately 2,400 Alliance Team Members are committed to providing exceptional patient care and exceeding customer expectations. For more information, visit https://www.alliancehealthcareservices-us.com.