Dehaier Medical Announces Improved Sleep Diagnostics Device

BEIJING, Nov. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq:DHRM) ("Dehaier" or the "Company"), an emerging leader in development, assembly, marketing and sales of medical devices and homecare medical products, announced today that it has completed research and development for its new DHR-998 sleep diagnostics device. The new device is a technological upgrade based on the original high efficiency sleep diagnostic and monitoring product. The device, which features an enhanced and more user-friendly operating system, analyzes user respiratory quality more accurately across five testing variables, PPG (plethysmograph), oxygen saturation, heart rate, snoring and body position.

Mrs. Rayna Dong, Dehaier's Marketing Director, commented, "We have listened to feedback from doctors, patients, distributors and manufacturers to improve our already-powerful sleep diagnostics product. We added two new important channels to improve the accuracy of sleep diagnosis. We also enhanced the user interface to make the device's features even easier to use and optimized the operating system. We expect the new device will be ready to enter market near the end of this year. We plan to attend domestic and international exhibitions to show the world the new device beginning in 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). More information may be found at

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