SOURCE: ALR Technologies, Inc.

February 14, 2007 11:11 ET

Medicaid Asthma Compliance Program to Begin Implementing ALR Technologies' Constant Health Companion for Compliance and Monitoring of Disease Management Services

WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 14, 2007 -- ALR Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: ALRT) announces that PageMinder, Inc., a health compliance services company based in Nevada, MO, is kicking off their program to provide specialized disease management services to a population of Missouri Medicaid asthma patients. ALR Technologies' compliance reminder and monitoring system, the Constant Health Companion™, will be utilized in this new program designed to keep people healthier and to reduce overall cost of care.

Bob Reed, President of PageMinder, reports that they are excited about the expected positive outcomes. "By ensuring that patients administer their medications and treatments on time, we expect to deliver better medical outcomes while at the same time lowering the overall cost of patient care," he explains.

"The Constant Health Companion system provides important features and benefits that not only help keep patients on their disease management regimens, but also allows for intervention as needed. We expect both healthier patients and lower costs for Missouri Medicaid. The Missouri Medicaid program is a leader in implementing advances that will provide better care for their patient population and we think this is something that will be of interest to other state Medicaid programs too," adds Reed.

In a 2005 Missouri Medicaid study, Medicaid costs were shown to be lower for diabetes patients, by $3,416 annually per enrollee, using a compliance reminder system.

About ALR Technologies Inc.

ALR Technologies, Inc. (ALRT) specializes in health and disease management products and services, and designs and manufactures health management compliance products and compliance monitoring and intervention systems to meet the needs for several targeted user groups. ALRT's system, branded Constant Health Companion™, fills a serious gap in standard disease management practices in the US. It provides for continued compliance oversight to help keep people healthy, whether they suffer from diabetes, heart disease, asthma, have had an organ transplant or other serious conditions. More information on ALR Technologies and its products can be found at More information about the Constant Health Companion can be found at:

About PageMinder, Inc.

PageMinder offers specialized patient home healthcare compliance services and is currently providing these services to thousands of patients across the nation. They contract with various Medicaid programs, group health plans and more. For additional information, e-mail PageMinder at or visit their web site at

This release contains certain "forward-looking statements" relating to ALR Technologies' business, and these statements reflect the current views of ALR Technologies with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. When used, the words "estimate," "expect," "anticipate," "believe" and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. There are many factors that could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of ALR Technologies and its products to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Further management discussions of risks and uncertainties can be found in the company's quarterly filings with the Securities Exchange Commission.

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