Vigil Health Solutions and Vocollect Healthcare Systems Announce Strategic Reseller Agreement

Thursday, October 16, 2008 General News
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PITTSBURGH, Oct. 15 Vocollect Healthcare Systems, Inc. andVigil Health Solutions, a leading provider of healthcare products for thelong-term care industry in North America, including nurse call systems,wireless call, bed monitoring, resident check in and the award-winning VigilDementia System, announce an agreement where Vigil will resell AccuNursevoice-assisted care as part of its long-term care solutions offerings to itscustomer base.

AccuNurse gives caregivers the option to access resident care needson-demand, complete documentation of care simply by talking, enhance care-teamcollaboration with the Silent Page(TM) capability, and track improved clinicaloutcomes.

"Communities around the country are looking for solutions that takestandards of care to higher levels, provide options to manage risk, andimprove staff efficiency," said Troy Griffiths, president and CEO of VigilHealth Solutions. "Voice-assisted care is a natural complement to ourportfolio of emergency and nurse call solutions, enabling clients to provide afull continuum of care through the use of unobtrusive systems. The industry isdemanding more homelike environments and we believe no other portfolio ofsolutions delivers this like Vigil plus AccuNurse."

"We're excited about our agreement with Vigil Health Solutions," saidJames Quasey, president of Vocollect Healthcare Systems. "With great sensingand call technology offered by Vigil, plus personalized service with voice-assisted care, caregivers will use technology to their advantage like neverbefore. Communities now have the tools to stay on top of resident needs, inreal time, knowing caregivers have the information they need -- right in theirears. By complementing their adaptable solutions with AccuNurse, we believeVigil now offers the most advanced solution in the delivery of care, as wellas opening a potentially significant new channel for revenue growth."

About Vigil Health Solutions

Vigil (TSX-VEN: VGL) offers a proprietary technology platform combiningsoftware and hardware to provide comprehensive solutions to the expanding agedcare market. Vigil has established a growing presence in North America and aninternational reputation for being on the leading edge of systems design andintegration. The Vigil Integrated Care Management System(TM) (Vigil(R) System)includes the award-winning Vigil Dementia System, a nurse call system, bedmonitoring, resident check in, and the latest development the Vigil Wirelesscall system. The first to supply dementia specific care technology, Vigilfacilitates the highest standard of care for cognitive residents while helpingdementia residents enjoy a higher quality of life and greater dignity.

About Vocollect Healthcare Systems

AccuNurse(R) voice-assisted care from Vocollect Healthcare Systems, Inc.makes it easy for healthcare professionals to retrieve care needs on-demand,chart activities as they are completed, and Silent Page(TM) each other forhelp -- simply by talking. Organizations using AccuNurse benefit from loweroperating costs, maximized reimbursements and improved quality of care.Vocollect Healthcare Systems is a subsidiary of Vocollect, Inc., the globalleader in Voice-Directed Work and delivering performance improvements inproductivity, accuracy, cost reduction and worker satisfaction for mobileemployees on six continents.

Vocollect is a registered trademark of Vocollect, Inc.; AccuNurse is aregistered trademark of Vocollect Healthcare Systems.

Certain statements contained in this news release that are not based onhistorical facts, may constitute forward-looking statements or forward-lookinginformation within the meaning of applicable securities laws ("forward-lookingstatements"). These forward-looking statements are not promises or guaranteesof future performance but are only predictions that relate to future events,conditions or circumstances or our future results, performance, achievementsor developments and are subject to substantial known and unknown risks,assumptions, uncertainties and other factors that could cause our actualresults, performance, achievements or developments in our business or in ourindustry to differ materially from those expressed, anticipated or implied bysuch forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements include all financial guidance, disclosureregarding possible events, conditions, circumstances or results of operationsthat are based on assumptions about future economic conditions, courses ofaction and other future events. We caution you not to place undue relianceupon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date theyare made. These forward-looking statements appear in a number of differentplaces in this release and can be identified by words such as "may","estimates", "projects", "expects", "intends", "believes", "plans","anticipates", or their negatives or other comparable words. Forward-lookingstatements include statements regarding the outlook for our future operations,plans and timing for the introduction or enhancement of our services andproducts, statements concerning strategies or developments, statements aboutfuture market conditions, supply conditions, end customer demand conditions,channel inventory and sell through, revenue, gross margin, operating expenses,profits, forecasts of future costs and expenditures, and other expectations,intentions and plans that are not historical fact.

Forward-looking statements are based on management's current plans,estimates, projections, beliefs and opinions and, except as required by law,Vigil does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statementsshould the assumptions related to these plans, estimates, projections, beliefsand opinions change.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not acceptresponsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release

SOURCE Vocollect Healthcare Systems, Inc.

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