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03. April 2015, Prague

Association of Manufacturers and Suppliers of Medical Devices has already more than 100 members

Prague, 3rd April 2015 – Association of Manufacturers and Suppliers of Medical Devices (AVDZP), associating leading Czech companies in the field of medical equipment and services, has grown to more than 100 members when another five companies became its members at its March meeting in Brno. Currently, the AVDZP members employ more than 8,400 employees and have a turnover 17 billion CZK annually, with an export share of 35%.

"We are pleased that another successful Czech companies became Association’s members, and that we can help them succeed both domestically and in global exports in a highly competitive market for medical equipment and services," says AVDZP board member Radek Chvosta of CompuGroup Medical Czech Republic.

AVDZP is a professional association established in 1992 and its essential goal is to create optimal conditions for the development of medical devices and defend interests of its members. Currently, the Association focuses primarily on the development of the industry and on the promotion of innovation of products and services of its members. The Association emphasizes research, which leads to achieving of high technical parameters, design, which helps to sell the product and quality, which means reliability of the products.

AVDZP is also a member of the team for the creation of the Strategy at the Ministry of Health, which is tasked with preparing the National Strategy for eHealth. Members also collaborate with research centers of universities, for example Czech Technical University in Prague, Brno University of Technology, Tomas Bata University in Zlin or Masaryk University in Brno.

About CompuGroup Medical AG

CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. With a revenue base of approximately EUR 500 million, its software products are designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors’ offices, pharmacies, laboratories and hospitals. Its information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare.

CompuGroup Medical’s services are based on a unique customer base of over 400,000 doctors, dentists, hospitals, pharmacies and networks as well as other service providers. With locations in 19 countries and customers in 43 countries worldwide, CompuGroup Medical is the eHealth company with one of the highest coverage among eHealth service providers. Approximately 4,200 highly qualified employees support customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the healthcare system.

About CompuGroup Medical Czech Republic

CompuGroup Medical Czech Republic was established in 2009 by the merger of software companies, owned by the parent company CompuGroup Medical. The vision of the company is fully computerized healthcare. The company is a leader in the domestic market of hospital and ambulatory information systems. Doctors are highly satisfied with their products and services, as is confirmed by periodic surveys. The company is perceived as subject that is flexible, innovative, and interested in the problems and needs of physicians, which in the end makes their life easier. 110 employees work in branches in Prague, Brno, Pardubice and Ústí nad Orlicí. CompuGroup Medical Czech Republic is a member of ICT Union since May 2012.

Contact for media:

CompuGroup Medical Česká republika
Radek Chvosta

Sales Director
T +42 (0) 778 499 069
E-mail: [email protected]

CompuGroup Medical Czech Republic
Mgr. Ivan Dvořák

Head Of Marketing
T +42 (0) 778 700 108
E-mail: [email protected]

AMI Communications
Jakub Řehák

T +42 (0) 724 721 091
E-mail: [email protected]