LMS working with MDAdvantage to minimize obstetrical risks



    MONTREAL, Feb. 5 /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 for obstetrics, today
announced that it has entered into an agreement with MDAdvantage Insurance
Company of New Jersey to license CALM Shoulder Screen(TM). MDAdvantage, a
leading provider of medical professional liability insurance in New Jersey,
delivers a full range of services and tools to help physicians reduce risk
exposure in their practice to improve the quality of patient care.
    CALM Shoulder Screen will assist insured obstetricians with managing the
risks associated with shoulder dystocia. Shoulder dystocia occurs when a
baby's shoulder gets stuck behind the mother's pubic bone during childbirth.
It is one of the most feared conditions that can occur during labor and
delivery. Potential injuries include brachial plexus impairment, brain damage
and sometimes death. In the coming weeks, MDAdvantage will begin implementing
this innovative tool, working closely with an initial group of insured
obstetricians.
    "Offering CALM Shoulder Screen to our insured physicians is in line with
our philosophy to support New Jersey physicians through the adoption of
patient safety programs that minimize risk," commented Patricia Costante,
Chairman and CEO of MDAdvantage. "This LMS risk management tool provides a
proactive, preventive approach to addressing a major challenge in obstetrics."
    "With shoulder dystocia related injuries having been high exposure
claims, this is a natural fit for insurance carriers," commented Diane Côté,
CEO of LMS. "Now there is a tool that can help physicians in reducing clinical
risks and improving patient outcomes."

    About MDAdvantage: MDAdvantage is a leading provider of medical
malpractice insurance in New Jersey. More information about MDAdvantage
Insurance Company of New Jersey is available at www.MDAdvantageonline.com or
by calling 888-355-5551.

    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 an y 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

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