November 13, 2008

Health Grades, Inc. To Present at 20th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference

Health Grades, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGRD), the leading healthcare ratings company, today announced that Kerry Hicks, President and Chief Executive Officer of HealthGrades, will be presenting at the 20th Annual Piper Jaffray Conference at the New York Palace on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at 4:30 pm Eastern Time. A link to the live webcast of HealthGrades' presentation will be available through the Investor link on the Company's website, A replay of the presentation will be available immediately after the presentation and will remain available through January 3, 2009.

About HealthGrades

Health Grades, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGRD) is the leading independent healthcare ratings organization, providing quality ratings, profiles and cost information on the nation's hospitals, physicians, nursing homes and prescription drugs. Millions of patients and many of the nation's largest employers, health plans and hospitals rely on HealthGrades' quality ratings, advisory services and decision-support resources. The HealthGrades Network of Web sites, including and, is a top-ten health property according to ComScore and is the Internet's leading destination for patients choosing providers. More information on the company can be found at