LMS CALM systems selected by IASIS Healthcare



    MONTREAL, April 18 /CNW Telbec/ - LMS Medical Systems (AMEX:  LMZ;
TSX:LMZ), a healthcare technology company and developer of the CALM(TM)
clinical information system and risk management software tools for obstetrics,
today announced that it has, through a distributor, contracted to provide its
CALM clinical information systems to IASIS Healthcare, LLC. The group
comprises twelve facilities providing obstetrical services in five states.
Fulfillment of the contract is underway and is expected to be completed in the
coming weeks.
    "This first group win is gratifying", commented Diane Côté, CEO of LMS.
"It is part of an overall effort directed at multiple groups in the US during
the coming fiscal year."

    About IASIS Healthcare: IASIS, located in Franklin, Tennessee, is a
leading owner and operator of medium-sized acute care hospitals in high-growth
urban and suburban markets. The Company operates its hospitals with a strong
community focus by offering and developing healthcare services targeted to the
needs of the markets it serves, promoting strong relationships with physicians
and working with local managed care plans. IASIS owns or leases 15 acute care
hospitals and one behavioral health hospital with a total of 2,448 beds in
service and has total annual net revenue of approximately $1.7 billion. These
hospitals are located in six regions: Salt Lake City, Utah; Phoenix, Arizona;
Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida; three cities in Texas, including San Antonio;
Las Vegas, Nevada; and West Monroe, Louisiana. IASIS is currently constructing
Mountain Vista Medical Center, a new 172 bed hospital located in Mesa,
Arizona. IASIS also owns and operates a Medicaid and Medicare managed health
plan in Phoenix that serves over 115,600 members. For more information on
IASIS, please visit the Company's website at www.iasishealthcare.com.

    About LMS: LMS is a leader in the application of advanced mathematical
modeling and neural networks for medical use. The LMS CALM Decision Support
Suite provides physicians, nursing staff, risk managers and hospital
administrators with clinical information systems and risk management tools
designed to improve outcomes and patient care for mothers and their infants
during childbirth.

    Except for historical information contained herein, the matters discussed
in this news release are forward-looking statements. Because these
forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, there are
important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those expressed implied by the forward-looking statements including, but
without limitation, economic conditions in general and in the healthcare
market, the demand for and market for our products in domestic and
international markets, our current dependence on the CALM product suite, the
challenges associated with developing new products and obtaining regulatory
approvals if necessary, research and development activities, the uncertainty
of acceptance of our products by the medical community, the lengthy sales
cycle for our products, third party reimbursement, competition in our markets,
including the potential introduction of competitive products by others, our
dependence on our distributors, physician training, enforceability and the
costs of enforcement of our patents, potential infringements of our patents
and the other factors set forth from time to time in the Company's filings
with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and with the
Canadian Securities Commissions. The Company has no intention of or obligation
to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.




For further information:

For further information: Andrea Miller, Communications, LMS Medical
Systems Inc., (514) 488-3461 Ext. 222, Fax: (514) 488-1880,
investor@lmsmedical.com, www.lmsmedical.com; David Gordon, Grant Howard, The
Howard Group Inc., Toll Free: 1-888-221-0915, Info@howardgroupinc.com,
www.howardgroupinc.com

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