Better Patient Care with Digital Pen Technology Showcased at HIMSS11 Orlando

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WESTBOROUGH, Mass. & ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Anoto Group, the worldwide leader in Digital Pen technology, today announced that solutions using its technology will be highlighted at the 2011 HIMSS Conference February 21st-24th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Anoto technology will be featured in various locations across the show floor including the Interoperability Showcase which is the nation’s premier forum for health IT solutions.

“The system works exactly like traditional pen and paper, so there is minimal user training required, and the results are immediate for both the patients and for business operations.”

With the transition from paper to digital records continuing to gain national attention and increased acceptance in healthcare, Anoto partners will share the benefits of digital pen and paper technology for easy information transfer, compliance and streamlined processes. Partners that will be demonstrating solutions using Anoto technology at HIMSS11 include:

  • NextGen Healthcare
    Booth #2163
    NextGen Healthcare provides innovative clinical, financial and connectivity solutions for ambulatory, inpatient and dental provider organizations. At HIMSS, they will demonstrate their new digital pen solution called NextPen™ which captures structured patient data directly from handwritten paper intake forms. NextPen automatically populates NextGen® Ambulatory EHR with patient information, signatures, drawings, and other handwritten notes, saving time and money by eliminating scanning and transcription.
  • Rover Technology Fusions
    Interoperability Showcase, Hall E, Booth #7343 (ONC/FHA Area)
    Rover Technology Fusions (RTF) is a form driven work flow solutions provider offering a robust portfolio of products and services. RTF will demonstrate a complete usability framework for clinicians’ that works the way they do. The meaningful use of EHR’s are supported without impeding current processes. This demonstration will also populate the MedLEE NLP and Rover’s Enterprise Content Management System. Results include the generation of the C32 clinical document for integration and potential transport over the National Health Information Network. The integrated NLP delivers data analytics and semantic search and retrieval on the captured data.
  • Scantron
    Medicomp Booth #2231
    Scantron offers a broad suite of healthcare solutions to capture and manage data, including clinical data directly from patients and providers, patient and employee survey, and hospital safety observation solutions. Scantron will be highlighting Paros™ software with seamless integration between digital pen and paper technology and EHR systems. Presentations of the solution will take place at the show during the following dates/times:
  • Monday, February 21 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 22 – 11:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, February 23 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Shareable Ink®
    Shareable Ink Booth #623
    T-System Booth #3323
    Shareable Ink offers a unique web-based software platform that powers enterprise-grade digital pen and paper applications for leading healthcare IT vendors and healthcare organizations. Popular applications include anesthesia and OR, emergency department, inpatient physician documentation, patient history, and signature capture.

“Digital pen and paper technology is enabling healthcare organizations across the globe to immediately digitize data, resulting in new possibilities for managing healthcare information,” said Pietro Parravicini, President and CEO of Anoto, Inc. “The system works exactly like traditional pen and paper, so there is minimal user training required, and the results are immediate for both the patients and for business operations.”

About Anoto Group

Anoto Group is the company behind and world leader in the unique technology for digital pen and paper, which enables fast and reliable conversion of handwritten text into digital format. Anoto operates through a global partner network that focuses on user-friendly forms solutions for efficient capture, transmission and storage of data within different business segments, e.g. healthcare, bank and finance, transport and logistics and education. The Anoto Group has around 80 employees, offices in Lund (head office), Boston and Tokyo. The Anoto share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Nordic small cap list under the ticker ANOT. For more information visit


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