Merge Healthcare to Delay Announcement of Second Quarter 2007 Earnings

    MILWAUKEE, Wis., Aug. 8 /CNW/ -- - Merge Technologies Incorporated, doing
business as Merge Healthcare (Nasdaq:   MRGE; TSX: MRG), a leading provider of
medical imaging software and services, announces that it will not be issuing a
press release today to report its financial results as of and for the three
and six months ended June 30, 2007. This release was originally scheduled to
be issued after today's market close. Merge has also postponed its earnings
conference call scheduled for Thursday, August 9, 2007 at 9:00 AM Central /
10:00 AM Eastern. Merge expects to hold such a call promptly after it reports
second quarter results.
    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
    Except for the historical information herein, the matters discussed in
this news release include forward-looking statements that may involve a number
of risks and uncertainties. When used in this press release, the words "will,"
"believes," "intends," "anticipates," "expects" and similar expressions are
intended to identify forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ
materially from those expressed in, or implied by, the forward-looking
statements based on a number of factors, including, but not limited to, the
uncertainty created by, 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;
costs, risks and effects of the investigation by the Audit Committee of the
Board of Directors; the impact of the restatement of financial statements of
the Company and other actions that may be taken or required as a result of
such restatement; 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; costs, risks and effects of legal
proceedings and investigations, including the informal, non-public inquiry
being conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission and class action,
derivative, and other lawsuits; risks in product and technology development,
market acceptance of new products and continuing product demand, the impact of
competitive products and pricing, ability to integrate acquisitions, changing
economic conditions, credit and payment risks associated with end-user sales,
dependence on major customers, dependence on key personnel, and other risk
factors detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. Except as expressly required by the federal securities laws, the
Company undertakes no obligation to update such factors or to publicly
announce the results of any of the forward-looking statements contained herein
to reflect future events, developments, or changed circumstances, or for any
other reason.

For further information:

For further information: Melanie Gretzon, Director of Corporate
Services,  +1-414-977-4000,, or Beth Frost-Johnson,
Senior Vice  President of Marketing, +1-414-977-4254,, both  of Merge Healthcare Web Site:

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