Dehaier Receives CFDA Approval for DHR998 Sleep Diagnostic Device

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BEIJING, Jan. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq:DHRM) ("Dehaier" or the "Company"), an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical devices and homecare medical products in China, announced that it has received approval from the Chinese State Food and Drug Administration for its second generation DHR998 Sleep Diagnostic Device. Dehaier has now formed a comprehensive line of products to address the market demands of sleep diagnosis, sleep apnea treatment and CPAP treatment evaluation. This product portfolio should be introduced for sale in early 2014.

Mr. Chen, Dehaier's CEO and President, remarked "our new DHR998 Sleep Diagnostic Device is a technological upgrade based on Dehaier's original high efficiency sleep diagnostic and monitoring product. The new device improves upon its predecessor with an enhanced and more user-friendly operating system and more accurate respiratory analysis across five testing variables: PPG (plethysmograph), oxygen saturation, heart rate, snoring and body position. By using the Morpheus Ox System, the advanced automatic sleep scoring software generates an accurate and reliable sleep study diagnosis, including Apnea Hypopnea Index (AHI), sleep/wake time, and Cheyne-Stokes breathing patterns. The new generation Morpheus Ox is a comprehensive platform that manages a cost-effective sleep services operation, including patient electronic medical records, cardiac and sleep diagnostics outcomes and complete workflow management. The web-based automatic scoring and data management quickly gives users valuable clinical information to improve patient treatment. We will start advertising and selling these products in the first quarter of 2014."

About Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd.

Dehaier is an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical products, including respiratory and oxygen homecare medical products. The company develops and assembles its own branded medical devices and homecare medical products from third-party components. The company also distributes products designed and manufactured by other companies, including medical devices from IMD (Italy), Welch Allyn (USA), HEYER (Germany), Timesco (UK), eVent Medical (US) and JMS (Japan). Dehaier's technology is based on six patents, ten software copyrights and proprietary technology. More information may be found at http://www.dehaier.com.cn

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Dehaier Medical Systems Limited
Surie Liu
+86 10-5166-0080


Dehaier Medical Systems Limited
Tina He
+86 10-5166-0080