Alliance Imaging changes name
The board of directors and shareholders of Alliance Imaging, a provider of outpatient diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy services, have approved a change of the company's name to Alliance HealthCare Services, effective Feb. 17.

Under the umbrella of Alliance HealthCare Services, the Newport Beach, Calif.-based provider said its imaging and oncology divisions will continue to operate under the names of Alliance Imaging and Alliance Oncology. The company will also continue to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the AIQ trading symbol.

“The change in our name to Alliance HealthCare Services reflects the continued progress of Alliance's strategic plan to expand the clinical services we offer to our hospital and physician partners,” according to Paul S. Viviano, Alliance’s board chairman and CEO.