MediSolution Ltd.

MediSolution Ltd.

November 15, 2007 08:00 ET

MediSolution Launches Virtuo System Integration Solutions for Ontario Healthcare Organizations Implementing HOBIC Initiatives

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 15, 2007) - MediSolution Ltd. (TSX:MSH), a leading healthcare and public sector information technology company, today announced the general availability of a series of Virtuo System Integration solutions to help Ontario healthcare organizations handle the complex data issues involved in Health Outcomes for Better Information & Care (HOBIC) implementations. MediSolution's proven HOBIC system integration solutions have been successfully implemented in two pilot sites as part of the HOBIC early adopter rollout.

The Ontario Ministry of Health's HOBIC implementation will standardize the collection of patient health outcomes, staffing and quality of work life information reflecting a variety of disciplines including nursing throughout the province. This information will allow nurses to plan their care with the objective of achieving the best patient outcomes and allow administrators and researchers to describe how different nursing interventions and different numbers and types of nurses affect patient outcomes. The HOBIC initiative is currently being implemented across all acute care, complex continuing care, long-term care, rehabilitation and home care facilities in Ontario.

To avoid costly manual intervention, the required data must be extracted from multiple Healthcare Information System (HIS) clinical suites and transmitted to the central HOBIC servers in an HL7 batch file over a secure FTP link (SFTP). Coupled with a thorough understanding of the HOBIC initiative and the various data types involved, MediSolution's Virtuo System Integration team has specialized expertise in HIS APIs, HL7 messaging and HTTP and SFTP communications protocols and procedures. Leveraging a number of proven solutions and integration tools, the Virtuo System Integration team will work directly with each client to design a turnkey HOBIC integration solution for their unique environment.

"Virtuo System Integration solutions are a proven, safe and sound choice for all organizations struggling with the complexities of HOIBC implementations," said Paul Lepage, president and chief executive officer at MediSolution. "Our Systems Integration team is backed by 150 years of collective integration experience and field-proven in more than 200 successful deployments involving more than 150 different vendor applications."

In addition to HOBIC, MediSolution offers seamless systems integration solutions for all provincial data repositories initiatives.

About MediSolution

MediSolution (TSX:MSH), a Brookfield Asset Management company, is a leading healthcare and public sector information technology company, providing software, solutions and services to customers across North America. More than 500 hospitals and other healthcare facilities and close to 200 public sector and related organizations rely on MediSolution's systems to maximize their operational efficiencies, lower their costs, and improve the delivery of services. MediSolution has two operating segments. The Resource Management Systems segment is comprised of Financial Management software such as accounts receivable, budgeting and materials management as well as Human Capital Management tools including human resource management, staff scheduling and payroll processing. The Healthcare Information Systems segment is comprised of clinical solutions such as patient tracking, electronic patient health records, pharmacy, radiology and laboratory software for healthcare organizations.

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This press release contains "forward-looking statements" regarding MediSolution's Virtuo System Integration solutions to support HOBIC implementations. The words "believe", "expect", "anticipate", "intend", "estimate" and other expressions which are predictions of or indicate future events and trends and which do not relate to historical matters identify forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements because they involve known an unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the company to differ materially from anticipated future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements include failure to secure customer interest in the Virtuo System Integration solutions for HOBIC, the cancellation of existing Virtuo System Integration contracts and the solutions' failure to generate anticipated business efficiencies and value for the client.

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