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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

French Hospital Association, GIP CPAGE Selects Cedara Software As Its Exclusive Electronic Patient Record (EPR) Partner

via PRNewswire

Cedara aXigate is a leading edge, fully secure, fully web-based solutionfor patient, medical and clinical process management. Cedara aXigate employs an open architecture, built with XML, Java and AJAX that incorporates information from labs, radiology, the pharmacy and other divergent areas intothe hospital database. With components for patient registration, consultation, reporting, prescription, follow-up and codification, Cedara aXigate provides afolder-based approach to medical information management, displaying relevant information at the click of a button to different health care professionals.Specialists can utilize Cedara aXigate's variety of modules designed toincorporate clinical content into the patient database, including Oncology,Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery, Neurology, Anesthesiology, OB/GYN and more. The unique clinical content can be stored and accessed through a standard interface that provides a comprehensive portrait of medical images, diagnosisand test results.

"We are very pleased to have been selected by GIP CPAGE, a major player inthe Hospital IT landscape," said Brian Pedlar , President of Cedara Software."The combination of C.Page's Hospital Information System and Cedara aXigate will provide a comprehensive and cost-effective solution for managing theneeds of healthcare facilities throughout France . We look forward to offering the aXigate solution to C.Page's public hospitals as they go through theirelectronic patient record selection process."

Cedara Software is a Merge Healthcare company focused on the developmentof custom engineered software applications and development tools for the medical imaging OEM and International markets. Cedara software is deployed in hospitals and clinics worldwide and is licensed by many of the world's leading medical device and healthcare information technology companies. Cedaratechnologies and expertise span all the major digital imaging modalities including computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), digitalX-ray, mammography, ultrasound, echo-cardiology, angiography, nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET) and fluoroscopy. Cedara medical imaging offerings are used in all aspects of clinical imaging workflow including the capture of a patient's digital image; the archiving,communication and manipulation of digital images; sophisticated clinicalapplications to analyze digital images; and the use of imaging in minimally-invasive surgery. For additional information, visit our website at .

Merge Healthcare is a market leader in the development and delivery of medical imaging and information management software and services. With overtwenty years of leadership in the medical imaging and healthcare information technology markets, Merge Healthcare provides innovative solutions for both OEM and the end-user healthcare markets. We custom engineer clinical and imaging applications and development tools that are on the forefront ofmedicine and its use of medical imaging for OEM and international customers. We develop innovative medical imaging software solutions that support end-to-end business and clinical workflow for radiology department and special typractices, imaging centers and hospitals. Our innovative software solutionsuse leading-edge imaging software technologies that accelerate market delivery for our OEM customers, while our end-user solutions improve our customers' productivity and enhance the quality of patient care they provide. For additional information, visit our website at .

All trademarks appearing in this release are the property of Cedara Software Corp. and/or Merge Healthcare.

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