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SurgiCount Medical Joins The Leapfrog Group
Date:12/4/2008

TEMECULA, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SurgiCount Medical, Inc., a division of Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PSTX), today announced that it has joined The Leapfrog Group and has become one of its partners in helping to create a safer, higher quality health care system. SurgiCount will also be a sponsor at Leapfrog's next two meetings in December and February.

"We are both pleased and privileged to enter into an affiliation with Leapfrog. We share a common goal of creating a safer environment for patients through enhancements in clinical practices," said Bill Adams, CEO of SurgiCount Medical. "SurgiCount has worked diligently with the peri-operative, surgical, and administrative communities to demonstrate an evidence-based solution to retained surgical sponges and the resulting impact on patient safety. Leapfrog provides a valuable opportunity for stakeholders to share ideas, expertise, and insights."

Leah Binder, Leapfrog's chief executive officer, said that, "Joining Leapfrog reflects SurgiCount Medical's continued commitment to patient safety initiatives and to partnering with like-minded organizations to deliver on the promise of safer patient care. We're very pleased to have SurgiCount bring their innovative perspective to our organization.

"We are also delighted that SurgiCount will be one of the sponsors for our annual meeting on December 12 and our Regional Roll Out sessions (for business/health coalitions) on February 18 and 19, 2009, both of which will be held in Washington, D.C."

About The Leapfrog Group

On behalf of the millions of Americans for whom many of the nation's largest corporations and public agencies buy health benefits, The Leapfrog Group (www.leapfroggroup.org) aims to use its members' collective leverage to initiate breakthrough improvements in the safety, quality, and affordability of health care for Americans. It is a voluntary program aimed at mobilizing employer purchasing power to alert America's health industry that big leaps in health care safety, quality and customer value will be recognized and rewarded. Founded in November 2000 by the Business Roundtable, The Leapfrog Group secures its support from major corporations, business coalitions and public agencies that purchase health care benefits, as well as other products and services it provides to the health care industry to support value-based purchasing.

About SurgiCount Medical

SurgiCount Medical, Inc., a division of Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PSTX), manufacturers the SurgiCount Safety-Sponge(TM) System, a patented FDA 510k approved turn key solution to retained surgical sponges. The system is comprised of surgical sponges and towels affixed with an inseparable two-dimensional data matrix bar code and a SurgiCounter scanner to record each sponge before and after an operation. The SurgiCount Safety-Sponge(TM) System is also the only retained sponge prevention system to offer complete sponge inventory tracking, reporting features and integration with a medical facility's IT system. For more information, contact SurgiCount at (951) 587-6201, or visit www.surgicountmedical.com.


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