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TietoEnator strengthens its position in the Swedish healthcare market by acquiring Provisio AB


8 January 2007 - TietoEnator has acquired the entire share capital in the Swedish healthcare IT provider Provisio AB. The company specialises in operating room information systems and has seven employees located in Lund. The agreement will see TietoEnator broadens its product portfolio for the healthcare market and takes the leading position in the field in Sweden. The acquisition is effective from the 1 February 2007.

Provisio AB has two modern products and has succeeded well in hospitals with their Operation Theatre (OT) solution. Anaesthesia EPR is fully integrated with OT and will be piloted by the University Hospital in Lund. Net sales in 2006 are expected to amount EUR 1.2 million.

Jan B. Andersson, head of TietoEnator Healthcare & Welfare in Sweden said: “We expect this market segment to expand in the coming years both in Sweden and internationally. By this acquisition TietoEnator will strengthen and broaden it’s offering for operation room information systems. ”

Per Wargéus, the founder of Provisio AB said: “We have had strategic discussion about how to expand our operations both in Sweden and Europe. We concluded that the best way to get access to the market was to co-operate with a larger company. We have now found the perfect partner. I am very confident that together we will be a stronger choice for our customers and employees.”

TietoEnator is the leading healthcare and welfare ICT solution provider in the Nordic region and one of the leading providers in Europe. The company offers state-of-the-art ICT solutions and IT services for healthcare and welfare service providers. The aim is to support healthcare and welfare sectors in digitalizing their processes, promoting seamless service chains and various regional cooperation models, and to provide a high return on investments in solutions. TietoEnator has more than 1,200 specialists in the areas of healthcare and welfare in Denmark, Finland, Germany, India, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden, and has operations in eleven countries in these businesses. The group has more than thirty years of experience in the field.

TietoEnator is among the leading architects in building a more efficient information society and one of the largest IT services providers in Europe. TietoEnator specializes in consulting, developing and hosting its customers’ business operations in the digital economy. The Group’s services are based on a combination of deep industry-specific expertise and the latest information technology. TietoEnator has over 15 000 experts in more than 25 countries.


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