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Net Medical Xpress Announces Acquisition of Telemedicine Staffing Company

Net Medical Xpress Solutions, Inc., (OTC QB: NMXS), a leader in the telemedicine market, announced today the company has signed a letter of intent to acquire MedTel Solutions, a telemedicine staffing company based in Huntsville, AL. MedTel Solutions is a physician staffing agency that specializes in the staffing and recruitment of telemedicine physicians. Consideration for the acquisition will be announced upon completion of the final agreement, which is expected by June 30, 2013.

Dick Govatski, CEO, Net Medical, said, "We are excited about the additional capabilities our proposed acquisition of MedTel Solutions will bring to our growing array of telemedicine services. The new division will operate as Net Medical Xpress Staffing. This makes Net Medical a one solution company with technology, experience and staffing capabilities to meet any client's needs in the telemedicine environment."

Jason Sowash, CEO of MedTel Solutions, said, "These are exciting times for MedTel Solutions as we will merge the capabilities of two great telemedicine companies together. This new formation will provide Net Medical access to a national network of physicians. In addition, MedTel will continue to recruit not only primary care physicians, but expand its network to all medical specialties to meet the ever growing demand for physicians in the Telemedicine sector."

With the acquisition, Net Medical will operate four telemedicine units including: Net Medical Xpress Solutions, Inc. providing software development, infrastructure and networking services; Net Medical Xpress Services, a teleradiology diagnostic service; Net Medical Xpress Specialists, a clinical service for hospitals needing neurologists, psychiatrists and cardiologists for telemedicine; and Net Medical Xpress Staffing, providing telemedicine physician recruiting and staffing.

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HCR EXPANDS TELEHEALTH PROGRAM WITH CARDIOCOM® TELEHEALTH TECHNOLOGY

Patients with Chronic Illnesses to Benefit from Improved Remote Monitoring and Real-Time Feedback

HCR Home Care, an award-winning certified home health care agency serving patients in upstate New York, announced it has entered into a business relationship with Cardiocom to provide advanced home telehealth technology to patients with chronic illness. Cardiocom, Experts in Telehealth, is a world class developer, manufacturer and clinical service provider of award-winning telehealth solutions. Cardiocom’s telehealth system provides an interactive opportunity to proactively manage patient care. Every day, HCR patients with chronic illnesses such as heart failure will use the Cardiocom Commander Telehealth System to communicate with an HCR nurse. The Commander Home Telehealth System guides the patient through an interactive “Health Check” that includes the collection of symptoms, a review of care plan compliance, and the input of vital signs such as weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation and heart rate.

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Bosch Healthcare Advances Telehealth Systems to Enhance Workflow Efficiency and Improve Patient Care

Evolved clinical web application for better patient assessment and workflow efficiency

New Bosch weight scale with precision accuracy and ease of use

Robert Bosch Healthcare, Inc., a leader in telehealth systems and a division of the Bosch Group, today announced new advances in telehealth systems designed to create efficiencies for healthcare professionals and improve patient care. Building on the Bosch Group’s 125-year history of technological innovation, the new advances were developed to address the current and future needs of hospitals, health systems and managed care facilities that use telehealth in disease management programs. The evolution of Bosch’s telehealth systems provide flexibility to adapt to an organization’s needs and include multiple Bosch solutions on one platform. The new solutions were announced during the 2011 American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Annual Meeting.

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ESD AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF SUNY PLATTSBURGH ANNOUNCE TELEMEDICINE INFORMATION NETWORK PROJECT IN NORTH COUNTRY

With critical funding in place, construction of the project gets underway Project will develop state of the art infrastructure for healthcare providers in rural areas Empire State Development (ESD) and The Research Foundation of SUNY, on behalf of the college at Plattsburgh, today announced the launch of the Adirondack-Champlain Telemedicine Information Network (ACTION) in the North Country. This $9.8 million project will develop a long-term, leased 239-mile telemedicine network, which will link 48 medical facilities in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, St. Lawrence, Warren, Saratoga, Washington, and Rensselaer counties. ESD provided $550,000 to the SUNY Research Foundation, the sponsor of this project. Construction on the network begins this week in accordance with Federal Communications Commission Rural Health Care Pilot Program guidelines.

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GENERAL DEVICES ROSETTA 12-LEAD REPORTS NOW COMPATIABLE WITH MUSE SYSTEM

Ridgefield, NJ – General Devices has announced that 12-lead ECGs from ZOLL and Philips monitors sent via Rosetta-DS or Rosetta-Lt and received by General Devices’ CAREpoint Workstation can now be sent into GE’s MUSE ECG management systems. The arrangements between General Devices (Ridgefield, NJ) and GE Health Care (United Kingdom) resulting in this interoperability greatly enhances the process of sending, storing and distributing 12-lead ECGs for hospital and Emergency Medical Services using these two popular systems.

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General Devices Telemedicine News

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GENERAL DEVICES ANNOUNCES PUBLICATION OF EMS TELEMEDICINE ARTICLE “Virtual Care” Appears in EMS World

General Devices has announced the publication of a comprehensive article on the emerging field of EMS Telemedicine in the October issue of EMS World. The article, entitled “Virtual Care,” is a condensed version of a larger and more comprehensive three-part article that will appear in the October, November and December issues of EMS World On-Line and is also available now on the General Devices Website (http://www.general-devices.com/thinking-about-ems-telemedicine). The topic will also be explored in a free Webinar to be held by EMS World on November 17, 2011.

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GENERAL DEVICES ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF CAREpoint-FS SYSTEM

Healthcare IT and Technology News October 18, 2011.

Stand-Alone System Receives and Forwards 12-Lead Reports

General Devices has announced the release of CAREpoint-FS, a stand-alone web-based forwarding service designed for pre-hospital12-lead reports. Designed to work in conjunction with the Rosetta-DS system (also by General Devices), CAREpoint–FS receives 12-lead reports from the field and forwards them to their destination by e-mail or fax. It is a web-based system which requires no additional hardware; instead, users pay a low annual fee.

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GlobalMed Races into Deloitte’s Fast 500

Healthcare IT and Technology News November 7, 2011

GlobalMed (www.globalmed.com) – the telemedicine design, manufacturing and marketing company, based in Scottsdale, Arizona – has achieved another honor for its rapid market growth. The Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, the pre-eminent technology awards program in North America, has ranked GlobalMed as Number 122 overall and the eighth fastest growing Medical Equipment firm in its 2011 list.

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Healthcare IT and Technology News: Aerotel to Present New Personal Health Solutions at Medica

Healthcare IT and Technology News November 15, 2011.

Aerotel Medical Systems, a leading global supplier of advanced remote monitoring solutions for telehealth and telecare, will present a variety of remote monitoring and personal health solutions at Medica 2011, which begins this week in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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