SOURCE: ELM Technologies, Inc.

May 14, 2008 08:00 ET

ELM Technologies, Inc. Forms Strategic Business Development Partnership With Healthcare Information Systems (HCIS)

HCIS Has Purchasing Power for Over 500 Nursing Facilities With 40,000 Plus Beds in 12 States

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - May 14, 2008) - ELM Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ETGS), the provider of innovative workforce modeling and scheduling solutions to the long-term care market, today announced the signing of a strategic business development partnership agreement with Healthcare Information Systems (HCIS), the Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) focused on serving long-term care communities.

HCIS is an established GPO focused on cost containment and sustaining efficiencies for long-term care providers. HCIS contracts with leading manufacturers and distributors of quality products that deliver savings to LTC facilities on technology, groceries, nursing supplies, linens, paper, chemicals, and more.

"We are very excited about partnering with such a professional and respected organization that is focused on delivering value to their long-term care clients with our human capital optimization suite," said Barbara Rivera, President of ELM Technologies, Inc. "This alliance will provide the HCIS clients with the solution for their clients to discover new efficiencies."

ELM’s key benefits are the introduction to HCIS’s 500 plus clients which assist them in:

--  Lowering labor costs by reducing overtime, agency and excess
--  Increasing in staff productivity by allocating the
    appropriately skilled caregivers at the right time.
--  Increasing employee satisfaction & retention by producing
    schedules that align with their lives (on and off the job).

About Healthcare Information Systems

HCIS was formed over 20 years ago to provide a comprehensive purchasing program for long-term care facilities. Currently, HCIS has the purchasing power of over 500 Nursing Facilities and 40,000+ beds in twelve states. HCIS provides integrated cost containment and revenue enhancing services to the long term care industry. Among the offerings is the original group purchasing system, Medicare Part A and B claims management, nurse consulting and consultant dietician services. Healthcare Information Systems information can be found at:

About ELM Technologies, Inc.

ELM Technologies, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, offers a new and improved method to traditional staff scheduling among long term care facilities and nursing homes. ELM Technologies, Inc. has an exclusive license to market and sell a unique and proprietary workforce modeling and scheduling solution from EmLogis, Inc. that both identifies a significant cost reduction and delivers reduced employee turnover with increased staff preferences by removing inherent inefficiencies in scheduling hourly long term care employees. ELM provides the exclusive rights to market the GENERATOR solution from EmLogis, Inc. to long term care facilities through Software-as-a-Service.

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