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Viemed Healthcare Clarifies Study Release and Announces Date and Time for Conference Call

LAFAYETTE, La., Oct. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Viemed Healthcare, Inc. (the “Company” or “Viemed”) (TSX:VMD.TO and NASDAQ:VMD), a home medical equipment supplier that provides post-acute respiratory care services in the United States, announced today that it will host its Quarterly Conference Call on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. EST.

Conference Call Details

The details of the call are:
 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. EST
  US Toll Free:
  Dial In: 1-800-239-9838
  International Toll Free:
  Dial In: 1-323-794-2551
  Meeting ID Number: 7888235

Financial professionals are invited to call in to register in advance to ask questions. To pre-register as a qualified caller, please e-mail investorinfo@viemed.com by 12:00 p.m. EST Monday, November 4, 2019.

As clarification to the results of the recently presented study “The Impact of Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) on Health Cost and Outcomes”, the one year mortality rates of patients using non-invasive ventilation were reduced by 12% on an absolute basis and 25% on a relative basis.  Patients who were treated had a one year mortality rate of 35% while the untreated patients had a 47% mortality rate.  The Company is extremely excited about the results of the study (which is currently in peer review for publication) and is optimistic that it will contribute to the expansion of the utilization of NIVH therapy in the 95% of COPD and CRF patients that are currently untreated.

ABOUT VIEMED HEALTHCARE, INC.

Viemed, through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries Sleep Management, L.L.C. and Home Sleep Delivered, L.L.C., is a home medical equipment supplier that provides post-acute respiratory care services in the United States. Sleep Management, L.L.C. focuses on disease management and improving the quality of life for respiratory patients through clinical excellence, education, and technology. Its service offerings are based on effective home treatment with respiratory care practitioners providing therapy and counseling to patients in their homes using cutting edge technology. Home Sleep Delivered, L.L.C. focuses on providing in-home sleep testing for sleep apnea sufferers. Visit our website at www.viemed.com.

For further information, please contact:

Glen Akselrod
Bristol Capital
905-326-1888
glen@bristolir.com

Todd Zehnder
Chief Operating Officer
Viemed Healthcare, Inc.
337-504-3802
investorinfo@viemed.com

Forward-Looking Statements

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