Monday, 27 April 2009

LMS Software Draws the Attention of ABC in Flint, Michigan

LMS Medical Systems (LMZ - TSX)
Shares outstanding: 25.8m
Fully Diluted: 30.7 million


LMS’ CALM Shoulder Screen™ technology was the focus of a two minute health feature on ABC12 - WJRT-TV Mid Michigan. Posted to the affiliate’s website on Friday, April 24th, it gives viewers a very good overview of how Shoulder Screen™ works and risks associated with Shoulder Dystocia – the potentially debilitating birth injury that LMS Shoulder Screen is designed to prevent.

Quick Facts on Shoulder Dystocia

"ACOG data shows that shoulder dystocia for 17% of all obstetrical claims"- Health Systems Risk Management Advisor, July 2005

  • Shoulder dystocia with neonatal injury occurs in about 0.4 to 3 vaginal births per 1000;

  • Short mothers, maternal obesity and large babies are the principal risk factors;

  • Rates of maternal obesity (a risk factor) are increasing;

  • Medical liability payouts for a baby with subsequent disability average around $500,000.
To view the two minute spot click here

To read the article on WJRT-TV website click here

* LMS Medical Systems’ contact information is provided at the bottom of the website article. *