Merge Healthcare Announces Annual Meeting and Record Date

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Merge Technologies Incorporated, d.b.a. Merge Healthcare (Nasdaq: MRGE; TSX: MRG), a medical imaging software and services company, today announced that it will hold its 2006 annual meeting of its shareholders in Milwaukee, WI, on December 18, 2006. Merge’s Board of Directors has established a record date of Friday, November 10, 2006. Merge shareholders of record at the close of business on such date will be entitled to receive notice of, and to vote at, the shareholders meeting. In addition to this announcement, Merge will send a meeting notice, proxy statement and annual report to all such shareholders of record. The proxy statement will also include the specific time and location of the meeting. Any shareholder who does not receive the meeting notice and proxy by November 28th may contact Merge’s Investor Relations Department at 414.977.4000 or [email protected].

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