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Meddius Signs Agreement to Deliver an Integration Platform for Premier's SafetySurveillor(TM)
Date:2/25/2008

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Meddius, an emerging provider of integration appliances for healthcare organizations, will provide integration technology and professional services to assist with the deployment of Premier's SafetySurveillor(TM) infection control system, which provides hospitals with a Web-based, automated approach to detect and alert staff of healthcare associated infections (HAIs). The announcement was made today at the 2008 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, Florida.

Meddius will provide a comprehensive integration platform for Premier's customers to integrate their clinical data into the SafetySurveillor system. A key component of the platform is Meddius' Integration Router(TM). This integration appliance delivers message transformation, communication and routing functions within a single, rack-mountable network device. The core engine transforms between disparate message formats, including HL7, X12, EDI, XML and binary, and provides transport mediation.

"Meddius' integration technology offered more flexibility and cutting-edge technology for transforming data than other solutions we evaluated," according to Steve Davis, Premier's Chief Technical Officer for SafetySurveillor. "Furthermore, their appliance requires little to no re-configuration of the hospital firewall to allow data transport, making SafetySurveillor implementation easier and faster for our customers."

"Our partnership with Premier is a testament to the trend we see in the industry -- sophisticated healthcare organizations demanding more cost- effective, innovative integration solutions," said Jeff Gunther, Meddius' President. "Our goal is to further develop integration solutions for the healthcare industry that will ultimately improve patient care. Our venture with Premier will enable us to do that."

About Meddius, LLC

As an emerging provider of integration appliances, Meddius builds innovative solutions for the healthcare industry to accelerate and simplify the sharing of mission-critical information among applications, both internally and externally. The Meddius Integration Router(TM) is a turn-key solution for hospitals and healthcare vendors that delivers common message transformation, communication and routing functions in a single rack-mountable network device. Meddius is a privately held company headquartered in Charlottesville, VA. For more information, visit http://www.meddius.com.

About Premier Inc., 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient

Serving 1,700 U.S. hospitals and more than 49,000 other healthcare sites, the Premier healthcare alliance is working to transform healthcare. Owned by non-profit hospitals, Premier operates one of the largest healthcare purchasing networks and the nation's largest comprehensive repository of hospital clinical and financial information. A subsidiary operates one of the nation's largest policy-holder owned, hospital professional liability risk- retention groups. Premier is also working with the United Kingdom's National Health Service North West region to implement a model pay-for-performance program, called "Advancing Quality."

Nearly 200 hospitals have selected Premier's real-time SafetySurveillor(TM) application to prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and optimize antibiotic use, protecting patients and reducing hospital costs.

Headquartered in San Diego, Premier has offices in Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia, and Washington. For more information, visit http://www.premierinc.com. Established to improve the health of communities, Premier and its members are transforming healthcare together.


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