Nightingale Announces Management Changes

    MARKHAM, ON, Nov. 26 /CNW/ - Nightingale Informatix Corporation
("Nightingale" or the "Company") (TSX-V: NGH), a healthcare application
service provider (ASP) of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and practice
management software, today announced that Nick Vaney has been appointed VP,
Operations and Chief Strategy Officer and Michael Ford has been appointed
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company. These appointments are effective
December 3, 2007.
    Mr. Vaney, in his new role, will focus on further developing the
organization as it continues to grow its customer base and operations. His
initial focus will be on generating scalability and efficiency improvements
across the organization to support the growing customer base while maintaining
the Company's reputation for exceptional quality of service. Mr. Vaney will
also manage strategic growth initiatives that will help deliver on the
Company's growth and profitability objectives.
    "I would like to thank Nick for his hard work and dedication as CFO, and
I look forward to his ongoing contribution in his new role," said Sam Chebib,
President and CEO of Nightingale. "He was instrumental in our transition to a
public company, and has been a key contributor to our growth to date. Nick is
a valued member of our team, and we will continue to benefit from his deep
understanding of our business as he works to drive Nightingale's growth and
    Chebib continued: "The Company would also like to welcome Michael Ford to
the leadership team. Michael is a seasoned finance executive, having spent his
career managing at public and private technology companies that range in size
from $5-$300 million in revenue. He has a proven track-record for managing in
rapid growth environments and delivering bottom-line results, and we are very
pleased to have him join our team. With his tech industry background, capital
markets experience, and success managing businesses with operations on both
sides of the border, he is an ideal fit for Nightingale at this juncture of
our evolution."
    Prior to joining Nightingale, Mr. Ford was the CFO of X.EYE Inc., a
global provider of enterprise wealth management technology solutions for the
financial services industry, with operations in Canada and the U.S. Prior to
X.EYE, he spent four years as VP Finance and CFO of Novator Systems Limited,
an ASP specializing in outsourced retail ecommerce. At Novator, Mr. Ford
helped develop, and execute on, the company's growth strategy, which resulted
in a 200% year-over-year increase in revenue in the fiscal year 2000.
    Before joining Novator, Mr. Ford spent two years at TSX-listed Enghouse
Systems Limited, where he initially served as CFO, and then transitioned to
CEO. At Enghouse, he played a key role in the company's successful turnaround,
which included completing its TSX listing, growing organic revenue and
executing on its strategic M&A initiatives.
    Mr. Ford began his career at Deloitte and Touche. He is a member of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, holds a Masters of Business
Administration from York University and a Bachelor of Science from the
University of Toronto.

    About Nightingale

    Nightingale Informatix Corporation ( is one of North
America's fastest growing healthcare application service providers (ASP).
Nightingale's Internet-based Electronic Health Record (EHR), Electronic
Medical Record (EMR) and practice management solutions are designed to help
physicians, health centers, hospitals and other healthcare organizations more
efficiently manage their operations and patient records.
    Nightingale's products and services offer physicians in United States and
Canada leading-edge functionality for clinical documentation, patient
scheduling, resource scheduling, billing, transcription, end-to-end coding and
claims processing, data management, work flow tools, laboratory interfaces,
documentation management and patient portals, along with other real-time
services. The Company's proprietary offerings of software include Nightingale
On-Demand, RidgeMark, Medical Helper, Therapist Helper, Northern Health
Anesthesia, Entity and Physician WorkStation and SecureConnect, providing
physicians with fully integrated, simple-to-use systems that automate daily
tasks and create a single, accessible source of patient data.

    Forward Looking Statement

    This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the
meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Generally,
forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward- looking
terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected",
"budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or
"does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases
or state that certain actions, events or results "may" ,"could", "would",
"might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking
statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other
factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or
achievements of Nightingale to be materially different from those expressed or
implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the
speculative nature of the medical software industry, which is affected by
numerous factors beyond Nightingale's control; the existence of present and
possible future government regulation; the significant and increasing
competition that exists in the medical software industry; the early stage of
Nightingale's business; and therefore it is subject to the risks associated
with early stage companies, including uncertainty of revenues, markets and
profitability and the need to raise additional funding.
    Although Nightingale has attempted to identify important factors that
could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in
forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not
to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that
such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events
could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.
Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking
statements. Nightingale does not undertake to update any forward-looking
statements that are incorporated by reference herein, except in accordance
with applicable securities laws. Further information on Nightingale Informatix
Corporation is available at

    The TSX Venture Exchange Inc. has not reviewed and does not
    accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this

For further information:

For further information: Dave Mason, Investor Relations, The Equicom
Group, Tel: (416) 815-0700 x237, Email:; John Elias,
Media Relations, The Equicom Group, Tel: (416) 815-0700 x239, Email:

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