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04. July 2013, Koblenz

CompuGroup Medical with a Strong Partner in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur / Koblenz – July 4th, 2013: CompuGroup Medical (CGM) Malaysia and Alstar Healthcare Sdn Bhd (“Sendirian Berhad”, equivalent to Inc.) have established a joint venture. The contract was officially signed yesterday in Kuala Lumpur. The agreement establishes an exclusive collaboration between the two partners for commissions from the Malaysian Ministry of Health: Alstar Healthcare will solely offer CGM eHealth products for IT projects with the Malaysian Ministry of Health.

Improve treatment and reduce costs – that has become the mission of the joint venture „CGM Alstar Healthcare Solutions Sdn Bhd”. “With Alstar Healthcare, we join together with a partner who has exhibited a long history of success in projects with the Malaysian government. Through this cooperation, CGM can help to improve patient care and fulfill its responsibilities as a multinational company to a greater degree in the Malaysian market”, this according to Dr. Jens Stief, Country Manager CGM Malaysia.

As Alstar Healthcare’s only partner, CGM Malaysia will soon deliver innovative and economic products, such as “CGM Professional Medical Office”, “CGM Life” and “CGM Take Care”, to projects for the Malaysian Ministry of Health. The CGM products are already used by more than 100 hospitals, medical centers and practice-based doctors in Malaysia.

Alstar Healthcare Sdn Bhd belongs to the Lejadi Group, which was established in 1994. The subsidiary constructs hospitals and provides them with equipment. It also advises the Malaysian Ministry of Health in the procurement of hospital information systems and medical devices as well as in the provision of medical services.

The joint venture agreement was signed on July 3rd, 2013 in Kuala Lumpur by Dr. Jens Stief and Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Datuk (Dr) Lim Ewe Jin, the group's President and Chief Executive of Lejadi Group. The Malaysian Minister of Health, Y. B. Dato' Seri Dr. S. Subramaniam, was in attendance of the official signing of this agreement.

About CompuGroup Medical AG
CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies worldwide. Its software products are designed to support medical and organizational activities in doctors' offices, pharmacies and hospitals, its information services for all those involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare. The foundation of CompuGroup Medical’s achievements is essentially the unique customer base consisting of approximately 385,000 physicians, dentists, hospitals, pharmacies and the corresponding networks of service providers. With local offices in 19 countries and customers in 34 countries worldwide, CompuGroup Medical is the eHealth company with one of the largest ranges among service providers. About 3,600 highly qualified employees represent sustainable solutions for the increasing demands in health care.

About CompuGroup Medical Malaysia
CompuGroup Medical Malaysia, the CGM headquarters for the Asia-Pacific region, is a company with MSC status and is therefore a part of the Malaysian special economic zone, which applies to companies in the field of information and communication technology. The research and development team is based in Kuala Lumpur. CGM Malaysia provides software solutions for approximately 100 public and private care providers in Malaysia, as well as internationally in Australia, Azerbaijan, China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Nigeria, Ghana, Yemen, Singapore and Kazakhstan.

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