University of Virginia Health System Implements Medworxx Emergency Readiness System



    TORONTO, Oct. 29 /CNW/ - Medworxx, the makers of a strategic software
platform that hospitals use to communicate, aggregate, and analyze knowledge,
is pleased to announce that University of Virginia Health System (UVaHS) has
chosen to adopt the Medworxx Emergency Readiness System. The University of
Virginia Health System is a nationally renowned academic medical center
committed to providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health
care leaders and discovering better ways to treat disease. The Health System
was looking for an automated tool to provide to those who will lead their
emergency management efforts.
    UVaHS will use the Medworxx Emergency Readiness System to automate their
Emergency Preparedness and Response processes and procedures in order to
become more efficient, improve collaboration, and increase awareness.
    "The Medworxx ERS meets our needs", said Jay Hamm, Administrator for
Emergency and Surgical Services, University of Virginia Health System.
"Specific features that helped in our selection are the on-line HVA capability
and the option to run the system at our own data center. Medworxx' strong
customer focus and willingness to help us meet our needs operationally were
also key factors in our decision. The Medworxx ERS will allow us to leverage
experts throughout our organization, thereby enhancing synchronization through
collaboration in our emergency management efforts."
    "We are pleased to welcome University of Virginia Health System into our
family of customers", said Dan Matlow, President & CEO, Medworxx. "With the
Medworxx ERS, our customers benefit from increased compliance, reduced costs,
and improved response. With systems, processes, and incident-specific
information and knowledge in place, the right people can access the right
information in real time."

    About University of Virginia Health System

    University of Virginia Health System is a nationally renowned academic
medical center committed to providing outstanding patient care, educating
tomorrow's health care leaders and discovering better ways to treat disease.
The Health System consists of five components: University of Virginia Medical
Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, University of Virginia
School of Nursing, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, and Health Services
Foundation. For more information, please visit www.healthsystem.virginia.edu.

    About Medworxx

    Medworxx makes a strategic software platform that hospitals use to
communicate, aggregate, and analyze knowledge. Founded in 2004, Medworxx
products are now used by more than 400,000 people at over 250 hospitals across
North America. Medworxx: our market is healthcare, our vertical is knowledge.
For more information, visit www.medworxx.com.

    The statements made in this Press Release may contain forward-looking
statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual events
or results could differ materially from the Company's expectations and
projections. The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed this press release and
neither approved nor disapproved the information contained in this press
release.




For further information:

For further information: Susan Gershman, EVP Operations & Marketing,
(416)642-1278 x320, (416) 574-2349, sgershman@medworxx.com

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