Vital Images, Inc.

Vital Images Features 'The Vital Community' at the 2007 European Congress of Radiology (ECR) Conference

    Den Haag, Netherlands (ots/PRNewswire) -

    - The ViTAL Community highlights relationships empowered by comprehensive enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis solutions, education and services

    Vital Images Europe, B.V. a leading provider of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis solutions, will showcase 'the ViTAL Community' at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) conference in Vienna, March 9-13. The ViTAL Community highlights the Company's commitment to relationships empowered by its comprehensive solutions featuring Vitrea(R) software, Web-based ViTALConnect(R), VitreaACCESS(TM), and education through ViTAL U and its maintenance and services program, ViTALPerformance(R).

    "We are looking forward to bringing the ViTAL Community to ECR," said Stephen S. Andersen, vice president of Vital Images Europe. "Since opening our European headquarters in Den Haag, Netherlands last year, we have experienced strong interest in the ViTAL Solution within the European market. Our presence at ECR enables us to share 'The Vital Community' with the broader European market and reflects our commitment to growing our presence here."

    The ViTAL Community

    Relationships are at the core of the ViTAL Community. These relationships are enhanced by ViTAL's fast, thin and powerful solutions. In addition, ViTAL's commitment to both education through ViTAL U and maintaining the value of our software through our ViTALPerformance(R) service round out the ViTAL Community.

    ViTAL Relationships

    Vital Images has developed relationships with industry leaders that share a common vision of providing enterprise-wide solutions. Many of ViTAL's strategic relationships are featured throughout the ECR show floor including PACS partners: GE Centricity, Sectra, McKesson, Fuji and Agfa. In addition to its PACS partnerships, Vital Images also boasts relationships with other strategic partners at ECR, such as Toshiba Medical Systems Europe. ViTAL leverages its technology solutions to enable easy communication with customers and among customers.

    The Technology

    Flagship software Vitrea and Web-based ViTALConnect, combined with additional accessibility options, provide a comprehensive solution that simplifies complex medical imaging information. The result is easier communication of information among radiologists, radiology technologists, and other enterprise clinical users, such as surgeons, oncologists and other referring physicians. Together, Vitrea and ViTALConnect provide the power and speed of workstation applications supported by the communication and distribution flexibility provided by the internet.

    VitreaACCESS(TM) and VitreaACCESS(TM)-Remote provide additional accessibility tools that allow users to "float" Vitrea licenses between workstations or to remotely access advanced visualization tools utilizing their secure VPN (virtual private network).

    ViTAL U and ViTALPerformance(R)

    ViTAL U, Vital Images' education center, demonstrates the company's commitment to providing accessible educational resources to its customers. Courses at ViTAL U are designed to provide hands-on training in areas such as vascular, thoracic and cardiovascular applications.

    Recognizing the importance of providing customers with the latest technologies, ViTALPerformance, the Company's maintenance and services program, offers software upgrades for the life of a solution. These valuable upgrades maintain the value of the investment and make available an always current solution.

    About Vitrea(R) Software

    Vitrea(R) software is Vital Images' advanced visualization solution that creates 2D, 3D and 4D images of human anatomy from CT (computed tomography) and MR (magnetic resonance) image data. Vitrea uses an intuitive clinical workflow and automation to improve speed to clinical decisions and workflow simplicity over other visualization techniques. With these productivity-enhancing tools, physicians can easily navigate within these images to better understand disease conditions. Vitrea addresses specialists' needs through various clinical applications for cardiac, colon, neuro and general vascular analysis.

    About ViTALConnect(R)

    ViTALConnect(R) software is a Web-enabled medical tool that allows physicians to use PCs or notebook computers to access interactive 2D, 3D and 4D advanced visualization. Building on Vital Images' knowledge and understanding of advanced diagnostic workflow, ViTALConnect software offers users access that is critical in today's hospital environment. This solution enables users to review studies and perform advanced analysis â' from anywhere, at anytime. This communication tool includes collaboration capabilities that enable multiple physicians in different locations to confer while interacting with the same data in real-time.

    About Vital Images, Inc.

    Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota is a leading provider of enterprise-wide advanced visualization software solutions. The company's technology gives radiologists, cardiologists, oncologists and other medical specialists time-saving productivity and communications tools that can be accessed throughout the enterprise and via the Web for easy use in the day-to-day practice of medicine. Vital Images also has offices in Den Haag, The Netherlands and Beijing, China. For more information, visit

    Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. This information includes estimates of 2006 GAAP and non-GAAP results. These statements involve risks and uncertainties which could cause results to differ materially from those projected, including but not limited to dependence on market growth, the successful inter-operability of health care technology from multiple vendors, the timely availability and acceptance of new products, the impact of competitive products and pricing, dependence on major customers, fluctuations in quarterly results, third-party reimbursement, the impact of changes to stock-based compensation pursuant to FASB's statement of financial accounting standards No. 123R, and other risks detailed from time to time in Vital Images' and Emageon's SEC reports, including each company's most recent annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005, and Vital Images' quarterly reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2006 and June 30, 2006.

    Vitrea(R), ViTALConnect(R) and ViTALPerformance(R) are registered trademarks and ViTALCardia(TM) and VitreaACCESS(TM) are trademarks of Vital Images, Inc. Vital Images disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others.

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