Merge Technologies Announces Expanded Relationship With Fuji UK

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Merge Technologies Incorporated

    MILWAUKEE, April 17 /PRNewswire/ --
     Merge Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq:   MRGE) today announced an
 extension of its relationship with Fuji Medical Systems through the
 integration of MergeARK(TM), Merge's DICOM archive product, into the Fuji UK
 product suite.  The relationship couples Fuji's leadership position in
 Computerized Radiography with Merge's DICOM archive offering to give customers
 a pathway to an integrated diagnostic image management strategy.
     Richard Linden, Merge's President and CEO stated, "This relationship
 extension advances our position as a provider of radiology workflow
 infrastructure and DICOM image archives among medical facilities worldwide.
 We have had an outstanding, mutually beneficial relationship with Fuji UK for
 the past year.  Extending the product suite offered by Fuji UK is an
 opportunity for both companies to expand sales and further the integrated
 radiology workflow vision of our mutual customers."
     According to Leo Maguire, Technical Manager, Fuji UK, "We have been very
 pleased with the level of support and quality and functionality of products
 from Merge.  Integrating MergeARK as an image and information server into
 Fuji's PACS offering is a natural progression for our customers looking to
 extend the function of Fuji's Computerized Radiography product line and
 capitalizing on Merge's phased, cost-effective strategy."
     Merge Technologies Incorporated is a global leader in the drive toward an
 integrated healthcare enterprise.  The Company's unique, phased solutions
 represent a customer friendly blend of innovative technologies, professional
 consulting services and an intimate knowledge of the healthcare and diagnostic
 imaging enterprise.  With more than 375 clinical networks and products in
 thousands of healthcare facilities worldwide, Merge partners with its
 customers to offer customized solutions that improve radiology workflow
 efficiencies, reduce operational costs and improve clinical decision making.
     For more information please visit our website at http://www.merge.com
 
     Except for the historical information herein, the matters discussed in
 this news release include forward-looking statements that may involve a number
 of risks and uncertainties.  Actual results may vary significantly based on a
 number of factors, including, but not limited to, risks in product and
 technology development, market acceptance of new products and continuing
 product demand, the impact of competitive products and pricing, changing
 economic conditions and other risk factors detailed in filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
 

SOURCE Merge Technologies Incorporated
    MILWAUKEE, April 17 /PRNewswire/ --
     Merge Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq:   MRGE) today announced an
 extension of its relationship with Fuji Medical Systems through the
 integration of MergeARK(TM), Merge's DICOM archive product, into the Fuji UK
 product suite.  The relationship couples Fuji's leadership position in
 Computerized Radiography with Merge's DICOM archive offering to give customers
 a pathway to an integrated diagnostic image management strategy.
     Richard Linden, Merge's President and CEO stated, "This relationship
 extension advances our position as a provider of radiology workflow
 infrastructure and DICOM image archives among medical facilities worldwide.
 We have had an outstanding, mutually beneficial relationship with Fuji UK for
 the past year.  Extending the product suite offered by Fuji UK is an
 opportunity for both companies to expand sales and further the integrated
 radiology workflow vision of our mutual customers."
     According to Leo Maguire, Technical Manager, Fuji UK, "We have been very
 pleased with the level of support and quality and functionality of products
 from Merge.  Integrating MergeARK as an image and information server into
 Fuji's PACS offering is a natural progression for our customers looking to
 extend the function of Fuji's Computerized Radiography product line and
 capitalizing on Merge's phased, cost-effective strategy."
     Merge Technologies Incorporated is a global leader in the drive toward an
 integrated healthcare enterprise.  The Company's unique, phased solutions
 represent a customer friendly blend of innovative technologies, professional
 consulting services and an intimate knowledge of the healthcare and diagnostic
 imaging enterprise.  With more than 375 clinical networks and products in
 thousands of healthcare facilities worldwide, Merge partners with its
 customers to offer customized solutions that improve radiology workflow
 efficiencies, reduce operational costs and improve clinical decision making.
     For more information please visit our website at http://www.merge.com
 
     Except for the historical information herein, the matters discussed in
 this news release include forward-looking statements that may involve a number
 of risks and uncertainties.  Actual results may vary significantly based on a
 number of factors, including, but not limited to, risks in product and
 technology development, market acceptance of new products and continuing
 product demand, the impact of competitive products and pricing, changing
 economic conditions and other risk factors detailed in filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
 SOURCE  Merge Technologies Incorporated