ZoomMed inc.
TSX VENTURE : ZMD

ZoomMed inc.

October 02, 2007 07:00 ET

ZoomMed Signs an Commercial Alliance Agreement in Ontario

- access to more than 4,000 physicians in Ontario and Canada - already more than 860 physicians had signed to use ZRx Prescriber in Quebec

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 2, 2007) - ZoomMed Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ZMD) Developer of ZRx Prescriber, an electronic prescribing tool, is proud to announce the signature of an alliance agreement to market the ZRx Prescriber in Canada, with Healthscreen Solutions Inc. (TSX-V: MDU), a premier supplier of electronic medical record (EMR) software and practice enhancing services to more than 4,000 doctors throughout Ontario and Canada.

"For ZoomMed, this agreement marks an important step in our goal to become the Canadian standard for the e-prescription market.", says Mr. Yves Marmet, President and Chief Executive Officer of ZoomMed. "The adoption of our ZRx Prescriber is very fast in Quebec with more than 860 physicians that have signed agreements to use it and more than 500 physicians that confirmed their interest in implementing our product very soon. This agreement will now enable us to accelerate significantly its deployment in the rest of Canada", add Mr. Marmet.

"Both parties see a great advantage to deploy as fast as possible our ZRx Prescriber in Ontario and the rest of Canada because some products developed by Healthscreen Solutions Inc. will be integrated in and marketed with our ZRx Prescriber.", add Mr. Marmet.

In addition, ZoomMed proceeded, as planned, with the opening of new offices in Markham, Ontario, near Toronto. These installations will accommodate marketing teams, deployment and client support teams, which will exclusively be committed to the Ontario market.

About: ZoomMed Inc. (TSX-V:ZMD)

The ZRx Prescriber is Web software that operates on a small pocket computer or regular computer and that allows physicians to complete prescription information and make it available to pharmacists, allowing them to view this information online, specifically by reading the unique barcode of the prescription, and to confirm it with a copy signed by the attending physician.

As well, the "ZRx Prescriber" offers physicians a portable source of medical information provided by pharmaceutical corporations and private or public organizations which will adopt this new revolutionary communication tool. Clinical studies, scientific discoveries, launching of new products, training, important medical alerts and more, are all possible ways the system can be used by thousands of physicians across the country.

For further information on ZoomMed Inc and the "ZRx Prescriber", please visit our website: www.zoommed.com.

About : Healthscreen Solutions Inc. (TSX-V:MDU)

Healthscreen Solutions offers a comprehensive suite of practice enhancing products and services designed to increase physician revenues, reduce costs and improve patient care. The Company's robust OHIP billing and patient scheduling software is used by over 4,000 full-time physicians and handles more than $1.5 billion in healthcare transactions a year.

Healthscreen's Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software supports digitalization and network connectivity for community specialists and family physicians plus a growing list of research groups. The Company's broader goal of Continuous Practice Enhancement is being further realized with a growing list of revenue-generating services such as CallerMD, which assists doctors in managing a range of uninsured medical services and PrevCareMD which allows doctors to maximize government-funded preventive care bonuses.

For further information on Healthscreen Solutions Inc. and its products, please visit the following website: www.healthscreen.com

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Contact Information

  • ZoomMed Inc.
    Yves Marmet
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    450-678-5457 ext 228