updated 6/15/2011 9:46:41 AM ET 2011-06-15T13:46:41

LOS ANGELES, June 15, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on overcrowding in California's prisons, CompuMed Inc. (Pink Sheets:CMPD) (http://www.compumed.net) President and CEO Maurizio Vecchione commented on the company's mission of improving the quality of medical care in correctional facilities while reducing institutional liability.

"We have provided telecardiology services to inmates in correctional facilities throughout the country," Mr. Vecchione said. "Our telemedicine technology, including EKG and echocardiogram readings, saves taxpayer dollars by reducing the need for off-site patient transportation and treatment."

CompuMed has many contracts with state department of corrections, county jails, city jails and leading correctional managed care companies. CompuMed's traditional core business is providing remote ECG interpretation terminals and related services to medical facilities, such as prisons, that may not have access to physicians trained and qualified to interpret ECG results. The system reduces healthcare costs significantly by providing remote cardiac screening at the point-of-care.

Beyond correctional health, CompuMed offers its telecardiology services to private and public healthcare providers throughout the U.S. Customers include rural hospitals, occupational therapy centers and mental health facilities. Partnering with board certified cardiologists to ensure accuracy, the company offers over-read services, including Web Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) and an electronic medical records system which ensures privacy while making sure the patient's data and imaging tests are accessible by specialists.

"Such enhancements in the quality of care can lead to significant gains in health outcomes for our patients, a better educated and more secure community and reduced health care costs system wide," said Mr. Vecchione.

About CompuMed

CompuMed, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CMPD) provides telecardiology services to improve cardiovascular care. The company offers a variety of cardiac testing interpretations through telemedicine to augment the heavy caseload of medical providers and when onsite cardiologists are not available. CompuMed has specialized expertise in imaging and analysis designed to improve healthcare provider workflow and patient care while reducing costs. CompuMed is headquartered in Los Angeles. Visit CompuMed at www.compumed.net .

Forward Looking Statements

Statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts, such as statements about prospective earnings, savings, revenue, operations, revenue and earnings growth, results of contracts and other financial results, are forward-looking statements pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All such forward-looking statements, including statements concerning the Company's plans, objectives, expectations and intentions, are based largely on management's expectations and are subject to and qualified by risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. These statements are subject to uncertainties and risks including, without limitation, competitive factors, outsourcing trends in the pharmaceutical industry, product and service demand and acceptance, changes in technology, ability to raise capital, the availability of appropriate acquisition candidates and/or business partnerships, economic conditions, the impact of competition and pricing, capacity and supply constraints or difficulties, government regulation and other risks identified in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Annual Report on Form 10-KSB and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-QSB. All such forward-looking statements are expressly qualified by these cautionary statements. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based after the date hereof, except as required by law.

CONTACT: Susan Tellem, APR, RN
         Tellem Worldwide
         +1 310-313-3444
         stellem@tellem.com

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