Vital Images Surpasses 3,000 Customer Sites Worldwide

MINNEAPOLIS, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL), a worldwide leader of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis solutions, has surpassed the milestone of 3,000 customers, approximately 5,000 installations and thousands more users worldwide of advanced visualization software solutions.

"We are very proud of reaching this customer milestone and committed to continued delivery of advanced visualization solutions and collaboration tools that can be quickly and easily integrated into daily medical practice," said Michael H. Carrel, Vital Images president and chief executive officer. "We have strong, collaborative relationships with our customers based on the common goal of enterprise-wide access of advanced visualization solutions designed to improve the impact and delivery of patient care."

Vital Images values relationships and has invested in programs and technology designed to enhance relationships between customers, referring physicians, partners and patients. Building on its knowledge and understanding of complex clinical workflow, Vital Images offers a comprehensive suite of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and connectivity solutions.

"I have been a Vital Images user since 1999 and originally selected the ViTAL solution because it was ground breaking in its ability to provide fast, powerful and intuitive clinical information," said Lawrence Neil Tannenbaum, MD, FACR, director of CT and MR Imaging, Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. "Our experience with ViTAL has evolved from a user-vendor relationship to a true partnership. ViTAL's solution has always been on the forefront of innovation, continually evolving to meet the expanding workflow demands of our practice."

About Vital Images, Inc.

Vital Images, Inc., headquartered in Minneapolis, is a leading provider of enterprise-wide advanced visualization software solutions. The company's technology gives radiologists, cardiologists, oncologists and other medical specialists, time-saving productivity and communications tools that can be accessed throughout the enterprise and via the Web for easy use in the day-to-day practice of medicine. Vital Images also has offices in Europe and Asia. For more information, visit http://www.vitalimages.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are intended to enjoy the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements provided by that Act. These statements involve risks and uncertainties which could cause results to differ materially from those projected, including but not limited to dependence on market growth, challenges associated with international expansion, the ability to predict product, customer and geographic sales mix, regulatory approvals, the timely introduction, availability and acceptance of new products, the impact of competitive products and pricing, dependence on major customers, the ability to successfully manage operating costs, fluctuations in quarterly results, approval of products for reimbursement and the level of reimbursement, general economic conditions and other factors detailed from time to time in Vital Images' SEC reports, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007. Vital Images encourages you to consider all of these risks, uncertainties and other factors carefully in evaluating the forward-looking statements contained in this release. As a result of these matters, changes in facts, assumptions not being realized or other circumstances, the company's actual results may differ materially from the expected results discussed in the forward-looking statements contained in this release. The forward-looking statements made in this release are made only as of the date of this release, and the company undertakes no obligation to update them to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

SOURCE Vital Images, Inc.

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