Disposal of distribution companies in France
In the fiscal year 2009, CompuGROUP disposed of its French distribution companies Technosante Lyon, Axiservice Grenoble and Technosante Paris. Furthermore, the shares in Axiservice Nice were reduced from 100 percent to 28 percent.
Disposal of Profdoc Joliv, Sweden
In March 2009, Profdoc AB disposed of the 90 percent of its shares in Profdoc Joliv AB for SEK 0.9 million. At the same time, Profdoc Joliv AB repaid its loan to Profdoc AB, as contractually agreed. Furthermore, the buyer took over the outstanding capital contribution of SEK 1.1 million less an extraordinary short-term cash loan and an open account for provided consulting services on the part of Profdoc Joliv amounting to SEK 150,000.
Disposal of HC Advance, Sweden
In November 2009, Profdoc AS sold the 90 percent of its shares in HC Advance AB in Sweden for SEK 2.0 million. A separate asset deal stipulates the disposal of its business segment "Profdoc Online Business" to Profdoc AS.
Malaysian subsidiary installing Hospital Information System in public hospital
The Malaysian subsidiary of CompuGROUP Holding AG begun the implementation of a hospital information system at the Bintulu Hospital located in the state of Sarawak on the Borneo island. Within the scope of the 9th Malaysian 5-year-plan, several district and regional hospitals will be outfitted with digital information systems. After the evaluation process being completed at the beginning of 2009 CompuGROUP's local subsidiary in Malaysia, Profdoc Sdn Bhd, was given the go-ahead to start implementation at Bintulu through a local government contractor. Bintulu is a 284-bed hospital owned and operated by the Ministry of Health of the Malaysian Federal Government.
Techniker Krankenkasse uses CompuGROUP technology to protect against chip-card abuse
CompuGROUP developed and launched a new system called 'Cardtrust' to prevent insurance card abuse during 2009. The health fund Techniker Krankenkasse is now using the new Cardtrust to further protect against abuse and enhance efficiency. The Techniker Krankenkasse has been using the Verax List, the predecessor of the present Cardtrust service, since 2004. Among other features, the well-known system developed by CompuGROUP identifies and blocks expired or cancelled health insurance identification cards.
Extension of HIS contract in Austria
Through a contract extension awarded in March 2009, the CompuGROUP subsidiary systema will continue to handle information technology for 57 Lower Austria nursing homes and state schools for adolescents. The contract runs for five years and has a total volume of approximately EUR 12.5 million.
Turkish subsidiary PROMED receives major order
In July, CompuGROUP's subsidiary PROMED emerged as the successful bidder in an invitation to tender issued by the major insurance group AXA. The order is worth a total of EUR 1.2 million over three years and will enable PROMED to continue the expansion of its cooperation with AXA.