Merge Technologies Receives Expected Additional NASDAQ Notification



    
    Company expects to satisfy all requirements for continued listing and make
    all necessary filings by December 31, 2007
    

    MILWAUKEE, Nov. 16 /CNW/ -- Merge Technologies Incorporated, d.b.a. Merge
Healthcare (Nasdaq:   MRGE; TSX: MRG) (the "Company") today announced that the
Company received a written notification from the staff of The NASDAQ Stock
Market on November 13, 2007, stating that the Company's failure to timely file
its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2007
would serve as an additional basis for delisting the Company's common stock
from The NASDAQ Stock Market.  The Company expected to receive the NASDAQ
notification due to the Company not filing its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended
September 30, 2007.  This notification is in addition to prior NASDAQ staff
notifications stating that the common stock was subject to delisting because
the Company did not timely file its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the
quarter ended June 30, 2007.
    
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    The Company previously announced its receipt of a written notification
from the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel stating that the panel determined
to continue the listing of the Company's common stock on the NASDAQ Global
Market, subject to the Company's filing its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended
June 30, 2007 and all required restatements by no later than January 29, 2008.
The Company will also need to file its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended
September 30, 2007 by that date to regain compliance with the NASDAQ listing
standards.  The Company expects that it will meet the deadlines set by the
NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel.
    As indicated in the Company's news release dated October 29, 2007, the
Company currently expects to file, on or before December 31, 2007:  (i) its
restated audited financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2004,
2005 and 2006, as well as other restated financial information previously
included in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
December 31, 2006, (ii) its restated unaudited financial statements included
in its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2007, and
(iii) its unaudited Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended June
30, 2007 and September 30, 2007.
    Merge Healthcare is a market leader in the development and delivery of
medical imaging and information management software and services. Our
innovative software solutions use leading-edge imaging software technologies
that accelerate market delivery for our OEM customers, while our end-user
solutions improve our customers' productivity and enhance the quality of
patient care they provide. For additional information, visit our website at
http://www.mergehealthcare.com.
    
    Cautionary Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
    
    This announcement may include forward-looking statements within the
meaning and subject to the protections of Section 27A of the Securities Act of
1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.  When
used in this announcement, the words "will," "believes," "intends,"
"anticipates," "expects" and similar expressions of the future are intended to
assist you in identifying such forward-looking statements.  Such
forward-looking statements include, among others, statements regarding the
timing of our completion of our restatements and filings of related SEC
reports.
    Any number of factors could cause the actual timing or results to differ
from the results contemplated by such forward-looking statements, including,
but not limited to:  the restatement may take longer to complete than
expected; the Company's inability to timely file reports with the Securities
and Exchange Commission; risks associated with the Company's inability to meet
the requirements of The NASDAQ Stock Market for continued listing, including
possible delisting; risks and effects of the past and current restatement of
financial statements of the Company and other actions that may be taken or
required as a result of such restatement; costs, risks and effects of legal
proceedings and investigations, including the formal investigation being
conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission and class action,
derivative, and other lawsuits; the uncertainty created by and the adverse
impact on relationships with customers, potential customers, suppliers and
investors potentially resulting from, and other risks associated with, the
changes in the Company's senior management; and other risk factors detailed in
the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
    You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, since
the statements speak only as of the date that they are made. We do not have,
or undertake any obligation to, publicly update, revise or correct any of the
forward-looking statements after the date of this announcement, or after the
respective dates on which such statements otherwise are made, whether as a
result of new information, future events or otherwise. This announcement
should be read in conjunction with the risk factors, financial information and
other information contained in the filings that the Company makes and
previously has made with the Securities and Exchange Commission.




For further information:

For further information: Melanie Gretzon, Director, Corporate Services
of  Merge Healthcare, +1-414-977-4000, ir@mergehealthcare.com Web Site:
http://www.mergehealthcare.com

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