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ELECTROMEDICS RECEIVES $1 MILLION PURCHASE AWARD FROM FRENCH AGENCY

 ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Electromedics Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: ELMD) has been notified by the Assistance Publique - Hopitaux de Paris, France that it has been selected "Official Supplier" and awarded a tender of $1 million for the purchase of Electromedics' autotransfusion products over the next two years.
 The Assistance Publique is the largest public hospital system in France. The Paris Region represents 33 hospitals and over 40,000 patient beds.
 "This award will accelerate the awareness of Electromedics' autotransfusion systems and programs to potential customers in both the public and private hospital markets throughout France," said F. James Lynch, president and chief executive officer. "This is timely in light of the French Government's plan to extend reimbursement for autotransfusion procedures to both private and public hospitals. Electromedics stands to benefit from this prestigious award as we expand overseas."
 Electromedics also received notification on July 1, 1993 that its model Elmd-500 autotransfusion machine has passed the technical conformity testing of the Groupement Des Laboratories D'Essais Des Materials De Technique Medicale (GLEM), the French regulatory agency responsible for approving and certifying medical products throughout France. Electromedics is the only company in the French market to have received such approval for its autotransfusion products.
 Electromedics designs, manufactures and markets medical equipment and associated disposable devices, focusing on blood therapy and surgical care. Headquartered in Englewood, Electromedics employs more than 300 men and women. Its products are sold to more than 1,000 hospitals and medical centers throughout the United States and in 30 countries with new sales and service offices located in Frankfurt, Germany and in Strasbourg, France.
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 /CONTACT: F. James Lynch or Richard B. Carlock of Electromedics, 303-790-8700; or Wayne Brown of Carl Thompson Associates, 303-494-5472, for Electromedics/
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