May 09, 2006 15:32 ET

Veterans Affairs, Sutter Health, Edformation and CDP Honored at Mi-Co Annual Awards Assembly

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 9, 2006 -- Mi-Co, the mobile data capture company, honored innovative Mi-Forms users and partners at the Awards Assembly during the Mi-Co User Days. The following awards were presented: Mi-Forms User of the Year to Dale Nelson, CIO of the Fayetteville VA Medical Center; Mi-Forms Impact Player of the Year to Dr. Richard Shaw of Sutter Health; Partner of the Year to CDP, a major provider of enterprise health systems and Education Industry Partner of the Year to student assessment software development company Edformation.

In accepting the User of the Year Award, Dale Nelson, Veterans Affairs stated, "With Mi-Forms we can now accomplish in three months what it used to take three years to do."

Dr. Richard Shaw, the Mi-Forms Impact Player of the Year, has been involved in digital ink applications for a number of years and is currently Director of Research, Quality and Education for the Sutter Pacific Heart Centers at Sutter Health in San Francisco. According to Dr. Shaw, "Using Mi-Forms software and the Tablet PC technology, we now have the right person collecting the right data at one point in time." Sutter Health, with over 41,000 employees, has a network of 28 hospitals and physician groups in Northern California.

In accepting the Partner of the Year Award, Stan Cochran, CEO of CDP stated, "We are honored to be chosen for this award from Mi-Co. Not only has Mi-Co's technology enhanced our portfolio and provided that 'wow' factor in our demonstrations, their people are a true pleasure to work with."

In a special award for innovation in the education sector, Edformation was recognized for the outstanding results achieved using the Mi-Forms Software System for the implementation of a digital ink data capture process for schools implementing the AIMSweb® product line. AIMSweb® is a formative assessment system that 'informs' the learning process by providing continuous student performance data and reporting improvement to enable evidence-based evaluation and data-driven instruction.

This is the fourth year that Mi-Co has presented awards to individuals and organizations that have demonstrated innovation in the use of mobile data capture and digital ink solutions. Past winners of Mi-Forms User and Partner Awards include representatives of the Internal Revenue Service, Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, United States Department of Agriculture, Boston Public Health Commission, and Mi-Co partner, Optiform.

About Mi-Co

Mi-Co, the mobile information and data capture company, provides digital writing software that enables an efficient and effective process for capturing and communicating handwritten data. Mi-Co's enterprise Mi-Forms Software System enables flexible e-forms design for data capture using digital ink. In addition, Mi-Forms Software has proven capabilities for handwriting interpretation, touch-screen input, verification, data validation and communication of forms-based data for enterprise users. Mi-Forms supports Tablet PCs, UMPCs, Digital Pens, Pocket PCs and signature capture devices. The company is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and has a Washington customer service center. For more information on Mi-Co, visit

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