SOURCE: Anoto Group AB

September 26, 2007 11:00 ET

Anoto Shares Digital Pen and Paper Expertise at the 79th AHIMA Convention and Exhibit

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Presenter, Dr. Stephen R. Levinson Identifies the Anoto Solution for Electronic Health Record Transformation

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - September 26, 2007) - Anoto (STKM: ANOT), the inventor of Anoto Digital Pen and Paper technology, will showcase its technology and several unique partner applications at the AHIMA Convention and Exhibit from October 8 - 10 at the Philadelphia Convention Center (booth 130). Anoto Technology will also be included in a session that focuses on the pivotal role for information management and evaluation and management (E/M) compliance in the transformation of medical practices to electronic health records (EHR), which will be presented by Dr. Stephen R. Levinson, M.D., author of Practical E/M: Documentation and Coding Solutions for Quality Patient Care.

"I immediately saw the value the Anoto solution could bring to help physicians overcome the EHR challenge of facilitating documentation that is both efficient and inclusive of individualized information to achieve E/M compliance," states Dr. Levinson, M.D. "During my presentation at AHIMA, I will highlight the role of Health Information Management professionals in facilitating Electronic Health Record transformation, including a discussion of tools that can help these systems work effectively for physicians (e.g., Digital Pen and Paper technology, intelligent medical history and physical designs, etc.).

Digital Pen Systems, the 2007 Anoto Golden Pen Award winner, is also closely collaborating with Dr. Levinson on Digital Pen and Paper applications for HIM professionals. Digital Pen Systems and four other key Anoto healthcare partners: Satori Labs, Halfpenny Technologies, IS2BE, and Pearson, will be demonstrating cutting-edge applications that encompass patient data collection, patient history archiving, lab order routing and other customized applications for digital capture of healthcare information.

"We are pleased at how our partners have developed exciting applications using our Anoto Digital Pen and Paper Technology to give healthcare providers the ability to capture and transform handwritten data, notes and drawings into digital formats," says Anders Norling, CEO of the Anoto Group. "Healthcare professionals benefit through reduced costs, lower data collection errors, increased productivity and accelerated revenue."

About Anoto Group

Anoto Group is the world leader in Digital Pen and Paper technology and inventor of the first commercialized Digital Pen and Paper system allowing quick and reliable transmission of handwritten text from paper to digital media. Anoto works with a global network of partners focusing on user-friendly forms solutions for efficient capture, transmission and storing of data for a variety of business segments including healthcare, banking and finance, transportation and logistics, government and education. The Anoto Group has around 100 employees, offices in Lund (head office), Boston and Tokyo. Major shareholders are Norden Technology A/S, Robur and SEB. The Anoto share is traded on the Mid Cap of the OMX Nordic Exchanges in Stockholm under the ticker ANOT. For more information: www.anoto.com

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