Nightingale signs agreement with the Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Health and Social Services

    Electronic Medical Record Application to support more than 150
    physicians and community-based Healthcare Workers across the
    Northwest Territories

    MARKHAM, ON, Aug. 7 /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 it has signed an agreement with the
Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) to provide EMR and practice
management solutions to healthcare providers across the territory. An EMR is a
secure electronic history of patient care and treatments received from
doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals. The initial contract is
valued at $600,000.
    Under the terms of the agreement, Nightingale will license its healthcare
software applications to the GNWT, through the Department of Health and Social
Services, and will provide associated implementation, training and support
services. Nightingale's EMR and practice management applications will be
deployed at two pilot sites, and following a positive post-implementation
review and continued funding approval from the GNWT, will be deployed to
healthcare locations throughout the territory over the next several years.
Implementation of the pilots is expected to begin in fall 2007. The potential
future contract value is $2 million.
    "By moving towards electronic records, the GNWT is keeping pace with the
rest of Canada. Providers will have timely and secure information, ensuring
quality care for Northwest Territories residents," said Health and Social
Services Assistant Deputy Minister Warren St. Germaine.
    "Being selected by the GNWT to provide EMR and practice management
solutions to its physicians and community healthcare workers territory-wide is
a testament to the robust nature and adaptability of Nightingale's suite of
software and services, and is a strong endorsement of our continued leadership
position in the Canadian EMR market," said John Bodolai, VP Global Sales of
Nightingale. "The GNWT faces unique challenges in delivering patient care,
given the territory's size and dispersed demographics. Now, by implementing
Nightingale's unique suite of software and services, caregivers will be able
to securely access and efficiently share patient information regardless of
proximity, enhancing the overall quality of patient care."

    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:
risks related to the offering and the acquisition not being completed on
favourable terms, or all, speculative nature of the medical software industry,
which is affected by numerous factors beyond Nightingale's control; the
ability of Nightingale to successfully integrate its acquisitions and any
liabilities arising as a result of such acquisitions; 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. In particular, there
is no assurance that the Offering will be completed as it is subject to market
    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

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For further information: Dave Mason, Investor Relations, The Equicom
Group, Tel: (416) 815-0700 x237, Email:; Crystal
Quast, Media Relations, The Equicom Group, Tel: (416) 815-0700 x240, Email:

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