Spanish Health Service Provider Selects Autonomy to Deliver Innovation Within Healthcare

CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO , July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that Servicio Extremeno de Salud (SES), a provider of public healthcare services to the one million inhabitants of the Extremadura region of Spain , has selected Autonomy's Meaning-based Computing solution to quickly and accurately provide alerts on patient prescription conflicts as part of a national project, entitled "JARA", to modernise Spanish healthcare.

The new system powered by Autonomy's Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL), will automatically ingest all of the patients' information, including age, allergies, previous illnesses, etc, so that when doctors prescribe medication, the pharmacists can use the system to assess whether there will be any complications with the prescription. This eliminates the costs and time associated with manually examining each patient's potential prescription conflicts. With Autonomy, SES aims to provide a more efficient and improved regional healthcare system.

"We are always looking for new ways to improve our patient care and having the right technology is very important," commented Francisco Luis Caceres , Coordinator of SES "JARA" project. "Autonomy's innovative software will help eliminate the potential risks within the prescription process by proactively sending alerts to medical staff without the need to perform manual searches or checks. This will help our doctors and pharmacists to work more efficiently."

"We are delighted to deliver innovative technology to benefit the healthcare industry," said Mike Lynch , CEO of Autonomy. "It is an honor to know that our technology will be used to improve the efficiency of healthcare professionals and enable a higher level of medical care."

About Servicio Extremeno de Salud (SES)

Servicio Extremeno de Salud (SES) provides public healthcare services to the one million inhabitants of the Extremadura region of Spain . Public healthcare was managed by the central government of Spain until 2002, when control was devolved to autonomous regional bodies, including SES. Based in Merida, the organisation currently employs more than 13,000 people and is responsible for the entire regional healthcare infrastructure.

About Autonomy

Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L) is a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise and is spearheading the meaning-based computing movement. Autonomy's technology forms a conceptual and contextual understanding of any piece of electronic data including unstructured information, be it text, email, voice or video. Autonomy's software powers the full spectrum of mission-critical enterprise applications including information access technology, BI, CRM, KM, call center solutions, rich media management, information risk management solutions and security applications, and is recognized by industry analysts as the clear leader in enterprise search.

Autonomy's customer base comprises of more than 17,000 global companies and organizations including: 3, ABN AMRO , AOL, BAE Systems, BBC, Bloomberg, Boeing, Citigroup, Coca Cola, Daimler Chrysler, Deutsche Bank, Ericsson, Ford, GlaxoSmithKline, Lloyd TSB, NASA, Nestle, the New York Stock Exchange, Reuters, Shell, T-Mobile, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. More than 350 companies OEM Autonomy technology, including Business Objects, Citrix, EDS, H-P, Novell, Oracle, Sybase and TIBCO, and the company has over 400 VARs and Systems Integrators. The company has offices worldwide.

The Autonomy Group includes: Autonomy ZANTAZ, the leader in the archiving, e-Discovery and Proactive Information Risk Management (IRM) markets; Autonomy Cardiff, a leading provider of Intelligent Document solutions; Autonomy etalk, award-winning provider of enterprise-class contact center products, Autonomy Virage, a visionary in rich media management and security and surveillance technology and Autonomy Meridio, a leading provider of records management software.

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