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Cardiac Network Inc. (CNWI) Expands Its Research Study Support With Southern California Permanente Medical Group


9/9/2009 12:36:44 PM

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 www.kaiserpermanente.org

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.

Forward-Looking Statements

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.


Contact:
Cardiac Network, Inc.
Michael Swartzburg
Email Contact
415-362-2020
www.cardiacnetwork.net


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