Digirad Wins Court Ruling

SUWANEE, Ga., Oct. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digirad Corporation (Nasdaq:DRAD) announced today that the Delaware Chancery court has validated the May 3, 2013 election of its Board of Directors. The court ruling dismissed the request by Red Oak Fund, L.P., a dissident hedge fund, for a new election of directors.

Jeffrey E. Eberwein, Digirad Chairman of the Board of Directors, said, "We are very pleased with the court's ruling validating the recent election of our Board of Directors, which was certified by an independent inspector. This ruling removes what was a distraction for us, and allows us to move forward and continue to execute on our strategic plan, which is already successfully building value for all of our shareholders."

About Digirad Corporation

Digirad is one of the largest national providers of in-office nuclear cardiology imaging and ultrasound services to physician practices, hospitals and imaging centers, and also sells medical diagnostic imaging systems for nuclear cardiology and general nuclear medicine applications. For more information, please visit www.digirad.com. Digirad® and Cardius® are registered trademarks of Digirad Corporation.

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CONTACT: Jeffry Keyes Chief Financial Officer 858-726-1600 ir@digirad.comSource:Digirad Corporation