SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 08, 2009) -
Cardiac Network, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CNWI
reported today that it has expanded the number of sites included in its
research study support with Southern California Permanente Medical Group.
Cardiac Network has been providing cardiac monitoring for patients in the
study since January 2008. The expanded services allow Cardiac Network to
further demonstrate the quality of its monitors, services and cardiograph
reports which provide vital data regarding the cardiac health of the
patients being monitored. Cardiac Network continues to seek new
opportunities to serve the cardiologists and general practitioners that are
part of the United States healthcare system.
About Heart Disease
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD), as defined by the American Heart
Association, include coronary heart disease (coronary artery disease);
stroke (brain attack); high blood pressure (hypertension); and rheumatic
heart disease. About 80 million US adults have one or more forms of CVD.
Most important to combating cardiovascular diseases as the number one cause
of disability and death is early detection and early treatment.
About Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente is America's leading integrated health plan. Founded in
1945, it is a not-for-profit, group practice prepayment program with
headquarters in Oakland, California. Kaiser Permanente serves the health
care needs of 8.3 million members in 9 states and the District of Columbia.
Today it encompasses the not-for-profit Kaiser Foundation Health Plan,
Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their subsidiaries, and the
Permanente Medical Groups.
Nationwide, Kaiser Permanente includes approximately 160,000 technical,
administrative and clerical employees and caregivers, and more than 11,500
physicians representing all specialties. For more information, go to
About Cardiac Network, Inc.
Cardiac Network, Inc. is a medical technology company providing cardiac
monitoring and diagnostic services to general practitioners and specialist
physicians, for the investigation of patients with abnormal cardiac rhythm
and function. The service uses a variety of monitors, including unique
transtelephonic (by telephone) cardiac recorders that monitor and provide
diagnostic information to physicians and their patients.
Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this
release are forward-looking and made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions
of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking
statements are inherently unreliable and actual results may differ
materially. Examples of forward-looking statements in this news release
include statements regarding Cardiac Network's anticipated economically
competitive products and services. Factors which could cause actual results
to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include such
factors as fluctuations in demand for Cardiac Network's products, Cardiac
Network's ability to maintain strategic business relationships, the impact
of competitive products and pricing, growth in targeted markets and the
adequacy of Cardiac Network's liquidity and financial strength to support
its growth. Cardiac Network undertakes no obligation to publicly update or
revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.