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Alberta Health Services and Medworxx Extend Agreement for Full Provincial Scope

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Medworxx Utilization Management System will license all acute-care beds in Alberta.</i> </p>

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Alberta Health Services and Medworxx Extend Agreement for Full Provincial Scope05:00 EDT Thursday, June 28, 2012 TORONTO (Business Wire) -- Medworxx Inc. (“Medworxx”) (TSXV: MWX), a leader in clinical patient flow, compliance and education solutions, announces that Alberta Health Services has elected to extend the existing provincial agreement with Medworxx to expand the licensing of the Medworxx Utilization Management System to all the acute-care beds in the province. “It is gratifying that AHS has decided to roll out the Utilization Management System across all the acute-care beds throughout the province. It demonstrates our abilities to implement on a large scale basis and shows the trust our clients have in our innovative patient flow solutions,” says Dan Matlow CEO and President of Medworxx. These licenses are being acquired to continue supporting the provincial rollout of a standardized discharge planning model that will improve access to and the quality of care for the people of Alberta. The growth in beds increases the total value of the AHS license contract to $830,000 on an annual basis. Medworxx Patient Flow, including Medworxx Utilization Management and Medworxx Bed Board, provides hospitals with tools to bridge clinical and operational perspectives on daily patient flow – optimal for healthcare systems addressing issues of overcapacity, wait times and care coordination. Spurred onwards by uptake of the patient flow solution in 21,000 acute care beds in Canada and United Kingdom's National Health System (NHS), and a recent launch into the United States, Medworxx is expanding to leverage growth that includes agreements with four of Canada's 10 Provinces and also includes 1,000 beds in the UK NHS Trust. About Medworxx Medworxx delivers health information technology solutions to over 300 clients internationally; including Canada, United States and United Kingdom. Medworxx helps hospitals meet patient flow challenges, and requirements in compliance and education. Medworxx offers solutions in content management, learning management, policies and procedures, utilization management, bed optimization, single sign on, portal, and emergency readiness arenas. The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Online: LinkedIn: Twitter: DisclaimerThe statements made in this press release may contain forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual events or results could differ materially from the company's expectations and projections. The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed this press release and neither approved nor disapproved the information contained in this press release. Medworxx Inc.Suite 700, 121 Richmond St West, Toronto, Canada M5H 2K1Julia Zarb, PhDSVP Marketing & StrategyT: 1-800-321-1591 | T: 416-642-1278 x322 | M:| MatlowPresident & CEOT: 1-800-321-1591 | T: 416-642-1278|