Merge's Distribution Partners Demonstrate Workflow Products for the Japanese Market

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from Merge Technologies Incorporated

    MILWAUKEE, April 3 /PRNewswire/ --
     Merge Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq:   MRGE) announced today, in
 conjunction with the Japanese Radiology meeting (JMCP) in Kobe, Japan, the
 introduction by Teijin Systems Technology Ltd. of their first healthcare
 system built on the MergeWeb 3.0 Healthcare platform.  Additionally, Elk
 Medical Systems has agreed to distribute Merge's ExamWorks product line. These
 new and expanded partnerships represent additional business for Merge in the
 Japanese market.  The JMCP is the Japanese equivalent of the US Radiological
 Society of North America (RSNA).
     According to Richard Linden, Merge's President and CEO,  "We have built a
 strong presence in the Japanese market through our application development
 toolkits. One of our goals for this year is to expand the product offering in
 this market and accelerate revenue growth.  Our expanded relationship with
 Teijin Systems Technology Ltd. and Elk Medical Systems directly contributes to
 that goal.  Teijin has been a Merge software licensee for five years and
 adopted MergeWeb during the past year. Elk has been a Merge software licensee
 for three years and has recently decided to become a distributor of Merge
 Connectivity products.  We are pleased with the level of synergy both
 companies have with Merge's vision of a fully integrated healthcare
 enterprise.  We look forward to a long and mutually rewarding partnership with
 both companies."
     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 the 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 3 /PRNewswire/ --
     Merge Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq:   MRGE) announced today, in
 conjunction with the Japanese Radiology meeting (JMCP) in Kobe, Japan, the
 introduction by Teijin Systems Technology Ltd. of their first healthcare
 system built on the MergeWeb 3.0 Healthcare platform.  Additionally, Elk
 Medical Systems has agreed to distribute Merge's ExamWorks product line. These
 new and expanded partnerships represent additional business for Merge in the
 Japanese market.  The JMCP is the Japanese equivalent of the US Radiological
 Society of North America (RSNA).
     According to Richard Linden, Merge's President and CEO,  "We have built a
 strong presence in the Japanese market through our application development
 toolkits. One of our goals for this year is to expand the product offering in
 this market and accelerate revenue growth.  Our expanded relationship with
 Teijin Systems Technology Ltd. and Elk Medical Systems directly contributes to
 that goal.  Teijin has been a Merge software licensee for five years and
 adopted MergeWeb during the past year. Elk has been a Merge software licensee
 for three years and has recently decided to become a distributor of Merge
 Connectivity products.  We are pleased with the level of synergy both
 companies have with Merge's vision of a fully integrated healthcare
 enterprise.  We look forward to a long and mutually rewarding partnership with
 both companies."
     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 the 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