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 News Release - November 6, 2006

VIASYS Healthcare to Supply New York State Ventilators for Emergency Preparedness

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.--(HSMN NewsFeed)--VIASYS Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:VAS ) announced today that New York State Department of Health has selected VIASYS Healthcare as its supplier of 850 ventilators for Emergency Preparedness.

VIASYS Healthcare, a global leader in respiratory care, offers a comprehensive selection of mechanical ventilators for use in intensive care units, emergency medical services, long-term care facilities, and home care. The LTV Series ventilator, its portable high-acuity ventilator, has been the product of choice for emergency and disaster planning.

Randy Thurman, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, VIASYS Healthcare Inc., commented, "We are committed to work closely with federal, state, and local governments in support of their efforts to enhance readiness for bioterrorism, pandemic influenza and other health emergencies."

ABOUT VIASYS HEALTHCARE INC.

VIASYS Healthcare Inc. is a global, research-based medical technology company focused on respiratory, neurology, medical disposable and orthopedic products. VIASYS products are marketed under well-recognized trademarks including, among others, AVEA®, BEAR®, BIRD®, CORFLO®, CORPAK®, CORTRAK®, EME®, GRASON-STADLER®, JAEGER(TM), LYRA®, MEDELEC®, MICROGAS®, NAVIGATOR®, NICOLET®, NicoletOne(TM), PULMONETIC(TM), SENSORMEDICS®, TECA®, TECOMET(TM), VELA® and VMAX®. VIASYS is headquartered in Conshohocken, PA, and its businesses are conducted through its Respiratory Care, NeuroCare, MedSystems and Orthopedics business units. More information can be found at http://www.viasyshealthcare.com.


Source: VIASYS Healthcare

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