Mediware Chief Financial Officer Steps Down to Pursue New Opportunity

Mark Williams resigns after nearly six years of service at the Lenexa-based software company

LENEXA, KS Oct. 9, 2009Mediware Information Systems, Inc. announced that Mark Williams will step down as chief financial officer of the company effective on November 4, 2009. Following his resignation as Mediware CFO, Mr. Williams will provide consulting services to the Company on an as needed basis through the filing of the Company’s Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2009.

Mr. Williams joined Mediware as its controller in 2004 and became the Company’s chief financial officer in 2006. Mr. Williams leaves the Company to pursue a new business opportunity. “I regret to announce Mark’s departure,” said Thomas Mann, Mediware’s president and chief executive officer. “He has been a tremendous asset and has done an exceptional job of positioning the Company for continued growth. We wish him the best as he moves on to his next challenge.”

A national search for Mr. Williams’ replacement is being conducted. In the interim, Robert Watkins, 49, Mediware’s Controller since October 2008, has agreed to serve as the Company’s principal financial and accounting officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Watkins, a CPA, held a number of financial positions at public companies, including as the Controller and Director of Financial reporting at Titan Machinery Inc. from January 2005 through September 2008 and as the Controller of National Agriservices, Inc. from 2002 through January 2005.