Language and Computing Receives the Frost & Sullivan 'Healthcare IT & Life Sciences Product of the Year' Award

January 13, 2004

RESTON, Va., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Language and Computing is pleased to announce the receipt of the "Healthcare Information Technology and Life Sciences Product of the Year" award at the Frost & Sullivan 2003 Global Excellence in

RESTON, Va., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Language and Computing is pleased to announce the receipt of the "Healthcare Information Technology and Life Sciences Product of the Year" award at the Frost & Sullivan 2003 Global Excellence in Healthcare and Life Sciences Awards Banquet recently in San Diego. L&C's award-winning products can be discovered at booth 1237 during HIMSS 2004 in Orlando (February 22-26).

Frost & Sullivan, a global leader in growth consulting, presents this award every year to the company that most distinguishes itself by developing breakthrough products with highly sophisticated features and capabilities. The award further recognizes the recipient's successful creation and integration of revolutionary new technology into its existing suite of products.

"We are very grateful to see that a respected organization like Frost & Sullivan recognizes the leading role of L&C in its market place," said Maarten Laga, CEO of L&C. "This award is in recognition of the quality of our products and the importance of NLP technology for the healthcare and life sciences industries."

According to Amith Viswanathan, Industry Manager of Healthcare and Life Sciences IT at Frost & Sullivan, "Frost & Sullivan pursued an exhaustive review of commercially viable natural language processing (NLP) products on the market today, and found L&C to be the leader in terms of its overall utility in the clinical healthcare market. L&C's products provide the highest degree of integration-readiness and technology in the emerging market for NLP in clinical healthcare systems."

About Language & Computing

Language and Computing specializes in advanced information management solutions for the healthcare and pharmaceutical markets by providing the latest Natural Language Processing (NLP) technologies.

 

Our products: -- TeSSI(R) Semantic Processing Platform: an innovative, integrated content processing platform allowing enterprise-wide understanding of the information contained in text data. -- LinKFactory(R) Ontology Management Platform: the complete, scalable and customizable environment for building and maintaining rich, extensive domain and corporate ontologies and providing terminology services. -- LinKBase(R) Medical Ontology: the largest formal medical knowledge base in the world, representing medicine in such a way that it is understandable for a computer. The LinKBase(R) Medical Ontology is specifically developed to support automated processing of unstructured clinical text.

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