LMS delivers first fully integrated obstetrics solution to hospital-wide operating environment



    MONTREAL, Aug. 8 /CNW Telbec/ - LMS Medical Systems (AMEX:  LMZ; TSX:LMZ),
a healthcare technology company and developer of the CALM(R) clinical
information system and risk management software for obstetrics, today
announced that it has recently completed the integration of its CALM risk
management suite with McKesson's hospital-wide clinical applications.
    Known as Horizon Perinatal Care(TM), the solution is the first obstetrics
(OB)/perinatal information system designed to support continuity of care
between the labor and delivery (L&D) department and other hospital departments
and units. The system enables interaction with enterprise clinical systems to
provide ready access to historical patient information and eliminate redundant
charting in support of providing safer, more efficient care to baby and
mother. The integrated solution combines fetal strip archival and surveillance
capabilities with components of McKesson's Horizon Clinicals(R) suite of
solutions that are used in obstetrical care, such as enterprise clinical
history and interventions, documentation and bar-code medication
administration.
    "Never before has the area of obstetrics been seamlessly integrated over
the hospital's full landscape," said Diane Côté, President and CEO of LMS.
"This offering provides an opportunity for medical professionals to deliver
improved care thereby contributing to better outcomes and increased patient
safety."

    About LMS: LMS is a leader in the application of advanced mathematical
modeling and neural networks for medical use. The LMS CALM Suite provides
physicians, nursing staff, risk managers and hospital administrators with OB
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: LMS Medical Systems please contact: Andrea
Miller, Communications, LMS Medical Systems Inc., (514) 488-3461 Ext. 222,
Fax: (514) 488-1880, investor@lmsmedical.com, www.lmsmedical.com; The Howard
Group Inc.: David Gordon, Grant Howard, 1-888-221-0915,
Info@howardgroupinc.com, www.howardgroupinc.com

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