Merit Medical Systems Announces Earnings Release Date/Time and Conference Call Information for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2013

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, Oct. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable medical devices used in interventional and diagnostic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy, announced today that the Company will release its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013, after the close of the stock market on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013.

Merit will hold its investor conference call on the same day (Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013) at 5:00 p.m. Eastern (4:00 p.m. Central, 3:00 p.m. Mountain, and 2:00 p.m. Pacific). The domestic telephone number to call is (877) 941-0844, and the international number is

(480) 629-9835. A live webcast will also be available for the conference call at www.merit.com or through the webcasts tab at www.fulldisclosure.com.

ABOUT MERIT

Founded in 1987, Merit Medical Systems, Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of proprietary disposable medical devices used in interventional and diagnostic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy. Merit serves client hospitals worldwide with a domestic and international sales force totaling approximately 200 individuals. Merit employs approximately 2,850 people worldwide with facilities in Salt Lake City and South Jordan, Utah; Angleton, Texas; Richmond, Virginia; Malvern, Pennsylvania; Maastricht and Venlo, The Netherlands; Paris, France; Galway, Ireland; Beijing, China; Copenhagen, Denmark; and Rockland, Massachusetts.

CONTACT: Anne-Marie Wright, Vice President, Corporate Communications (801) 208-4167 e-mail: awright@merit.com Fax: (801) 253-1688Source:Merit Medical Systems, Inc.