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EDB ErgoGroup enters into collaboration agreement for e-health care services with Medixine


January 26, 2012 - London

(Oslo, 26 January 2012) EDB ErgoGroup has selected Medixine as a new partner for the delivery of mobile IT services to the health sector. Medixine offers some of the most advanced solutions in the market for mobile e-health services. The company's solutions facilitate the collection, presentation and monitoring of patient health care information, and incorporate the use of mobile devices. EDB ErgoGroup can now add these solutions to its total delivery platform for the health care sector.

"Through this collaboration, we are expanding our offer to include more patient-centric solutions. We look forward to offering these solutions to the health care sector in both Norway and Sweden", explains Håvard Larsen, Head of the Solutions business area at EDB ErgoGroup.

The collaboration provides for EDB ErgoGroup to offer Medixine's solutions for patient-centric services in both the Norwegian and Swedish markets. This accordingly strengthens EDB ErgoGroup's position as a leading supplier of e-services for the health care markets throughout the Nordic countries. Medixine's solutions will supplement the portfolio of IT solutions offered by EDB ErgoGroup to support the clinical process, which already includes MetaVision, a global market-leading clinical information suite, and the central message server for the Norwegian electronic prescription program. Medixine's solutions will form part of a new, patient-centric portfolio of e-health care services that will also include the award-winning Connect concept developed by the Oslo University Hospital in connection with the current program to promote greater co-ordination in the Norwegian health service.

"EDB ErgoGroup's experience of the health sector and its ability to bring together innovative products and solutions makes it a good partner for Medixine. Working together, we will offer IT solutions for health care professionals that will help to make treatment more efficient and increase patient involvement", comments Dr. Tapio Jokinen, CEO of Medixine.

The portfolio of services offered by Medixine includes solutions for reporting blood pressure readings using mobile phones anda range of tools to deliver information and reminders for patient groups with various chronic conditions. Medixine's services have attracted international recognition, and are currently delivered to customers in Finland, the United Kingdom, Germany and the USA.

Contacts at EDB ErgoGroup

Håvard Larsen, EVP Solutions, EDB ErgoGroup. Tel: +47 930 81 013

Atle Sandal, Head of the e-Health Unit, EDB ErgoGroup. Tel: +47 913 34 858

Torgeir Kristiansen, Information Director Corporate Communications, EDB ErgoGroup. Tel:+47 901 27 909

Contact at Medixine

Tapio Jokinen, M.D., CEO Medixine Ltd. Tel: +35 89-4520020

EDB ErgoGroup is one of the leading Nordic IT companies. With 50 years' experience of Norwegian and Nordic IT innovation, EDB ErgoGroup is well equipped to create a better working day for its customers, both in the Nordic countries and around the world. EDB ErgoGroup has some 10,000 employees and annual turnover of around NOK 12 billion. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and operates from headquarters in Oslo, with major activities in both the Norwegian and Swedish markets. In all, the company operates from 100 offices in the Nordic countries, giving it a unique ability to serve its customers through the company's regional delivery model. www.edbergogroup.com/no

Medixine AB specializes in e-services for health care and wellness. Medixine's multimodal communication solutions include population-based health forecasting and reminder systems, together with expert-based e-care systems that facilitate extensive patient involvement. Medixine has over 10 years of experience in e-Health and e-Care solutions. Together with its partners Microsoft and Nokia, the company provides the right solutions to meet its customers' e-business needs. Medixine solutions are used for over 120,000 patients in 16 countries. www.medixine.com




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