Medworxx and Canadian Healthcare Management Inc. Join Together to Provide Hospitals Industry Leading Software and Best Practices for Utilization Management

    TORONTO, Oct. 12 /CNW/ - Medworxx, the makers of a strategic software
platform that hospitals use to communicate, aggregate, and analyze knowledge,
and Canadian Healthcare Management Inc., the leading Canadian Clinical
Utilization consulting firm, today announced a strategic partnership that will
deliver a comprehensive Clinical Utilization Management solution to hospitals.
This solution will combine the leading Utilization Management software
application in Canada with the leading Quality Improvement and Best Practices
strategies to drive improved results.
    "We have a proven method that helps develop a process to measure and
identify multiple ways to make financial and quality improvements in many
areas of a hospital", said John Sexton, Managing Partner, Canadian Healthcare
Management. "Combining this methodology with the leading Utilization
Management software in the country provides a truly comprehensive solution
that drives a true return on investment for hospitals."
    The consulting services provided by Canadian Healthcare Management will
help to realize and sustain the value that hospitals derive from the Medworxx
Utilization Management System. Medworxx has 90 hospitals using its Utilization
Management System. Recent hospitals joining the Medworxx family of customers
include St Joseph's General Hospital (Comox, Vancouver Island, BC), North Bay
General Hospital (North Bay, ON), Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital (Orillia,
ON), and Southlake Regional Health Centre (Newmarket, ON).
    "Our customers and prospective customers are looking for additional
expertise in improving their tools, skills, and ability to deliver high
performance, patient focused healthcare", said Dan Matlow, President & CEO,
Medworxx. "Partnering with Canadian Healthcare Management gives us the ability
to provide that service to our customers, to complement the best Utilization
Management software in the industry."

    About Canadian Healthcare Management

    Canadian Healthcare Management is the leading Canadian Clinical
Utilization consulting firm whose role is to assist acute care organizations
in improving patient outcomes by fostering an integrated, quality of care
management process in hospitals. Identifying opportunities, implementing
solutions, achieving results and sustaining those improvements over the long
term have set Canadian Healthcare Management apart from other consulting
firms. For more information, visit

    About Medworxx

    Founded in 2004 and publicly traded on the Toronto Venture Exchange,
Medworxx (MWX: TSXV) makes a strategic software platform that hospitals use to
communicate, aggregate, and analyze knowledge. Headquartered in Toronto,
Ontario, Medworxx products are used by more than 200,000 people at over
200 hospitals across North America. Medworxx: our market is healthcare, our
vertical is knowledge. For more information, visit

    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

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed this press release and neither
    approved nor disapproved the information contained in this press release.

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