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Professor Dr. med. Stefan F. Winter Joins Management Board of CompuGROUP Holding AG

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Koblenz (euro adhoc) - Koblenz (Germany) - October 15, 2008: CompuGROUP Holding AG, a leading  European eHealth company, reports the expansion of  the  group's  management  board:  The supervisory board has appointed Professor Dr. med.  Stefan  F.  Winter  a  board member of CompuGROUP, effective from October 16, 2008. The forty-eight year  old Stefan F. Winter  will  be  specifically   responsible  for  product  management, product development and research  with  a  focus  on  medical  decision  support systems.

Until the middle of August 2008, Professor Dr. med. Stefan Winter has worked  as State Secretary of the Ministry for Labor, Health  and   Social  Affairs  of  the federal state North Rhine-Westphalia. Between 1992 and 2005, the  physician  and molecular biologist  has   held  various  managerial  positions  at  the  Federal Ministry of Health. Among others,  he  also  managed  the  "Prevention,  Disease Control and Biomedicine" department.

Similarly, Professor Winter possesses comprehensive experience in   international healthcare politics and has  numerous  scientific   contacts  abroad.  From  1992 until 2004, he was a member of the European Steering  Committee  for  Biomedical Ethics at the Council of Europe. In addition he has worked as an advisor of  the World Health Organization (WHO) since 2000.

"We are very pleased that with Professor Winter we were  able  to   win  a  well- renowned and internationally highly respected manager   for  such  an  important, growing  field  as  medical  expert   systems.  With  his    expertise    and    his international reputation, he  will  contribute  enormously  to  the  continuing CompuGROUP success story," emphasizes Frank Gotthardt, Chairman of the Board  of CompuGROUP Holding AG.

"It is an extremely attractive and exciting challenge  for  me  to   support  the expansion of CompuGROUP's medical decision support   systems  field  as  well  as product management, product development and  research  of  this  internationally operating, well-positioned eHealth company. Like no  other  healthcare  company, CompuGROUP stands for innovations which are as well sustainable  and  beneficial to all those working  in  healthcare  as  for  patients,"  underlines Professor Winter.

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About CompuGROUP Holding AG CompuGROUP is one of the leading  eHealth companies  worldwide.  Its  software products, designed to support all  medical  and  organizational  activities  in doctors' offices 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.  The  services  of CompuGROUP are based on its unique customer  base  of  about  330,000  doctors, dentists, hospitals,   associations  and  networks  as  well  as  other  service providers. CompuGROUP is the eHealth company with the  biggest  coverage  among eHealth service providers  worldwide.  The  company  operates  in  14 European countries, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and in South  Africa  and currently  employs around 2,600 people.

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