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Mercantile Bank Corporation
Mercantile Bank Corporation Declares Five Percent Common Stock Dividend
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- At a meeting held April 10, 2007, the Board of Directors of Mercantile Bank Corporation (Nasdaq:MBWM) declared a five percent stock dividend on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on May 4, 2007 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 23, 2007. The stock dividend will increase shares outstanding by approximately 402,650 shares.
Patient Portal Technologies, Inc.
Patient Portal Technologies Inks Agreement With TMS to Deliver the Most Advanced Process Improvement and Managed Video Platform
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Patient Portal Technologies, Inc. (PPT) (Pink Sheets:PPRG) announced today the company has signed an agreement with Worldnet Communications, Inc., doing business as TMS, to deploy their advanced healthcare platform to millions of patients. TMS has a 20-year history in healthcare services and is a recognized leader in the delivery of patient communication services. The agreement allows PPT to market its entire suite of process improvement, scheduling, outcomes enhancement, and managed video delivery services to TMS' large customer base. As part of the agreement, PPT will also manage the operation of several complex hospital contracts TMS recently obtained including Meadowlands Hospital and a premier healthcare system in Central PA.