“Atos Origin presents its settlement solution for health cards at OMNICARD 2006”

Frankfort,  17 January 2006

At the 2006 Omnicard (18–20 January 2006) in Berlin, Atos Worldline, an Atos Origin Company, will showcase for the first time its electronic health cards solution for the settlement of health cards. Besides the application of payment-flow issues such as PCI (Payment Card Industry Data Security), the company will present the common security standard used by credit card companies for the uniform application of rules for safer data storage, as well as the new versions of Worldline Pay Front Office (Front Office Release 3.1) and Back Office (Back Office Release 3.19).

Prominent at the OMNICARD 2006 presentation by Atos Worldline will be the technical facilities for the settlement of health cards. The Card Application-Management System produced by Atos Worldline “Worldline eGK KAMS“ shows the entire lifecycle of electronic health cards (eGK), from card production, through issue of subsequent cards, to card administration. Related to the entire system for use of electronic health cards) and the electronic healthcare profession identity card, which serves as authentication of the approved doctor or health professional, Atos Worldline solution also supports the tie-up to card producers as well as hospital insurers‘ Back-End Systems for data exchange and data synchronisation purposes.

The solution designed with Worldline electronic health cards Card Application Management System, is based on experience from electronic payment flows and the exacting requirements involved in handling sensitive data and secured data transmission, as well as conversations with various parties involved in using health cards.

About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology services company. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company's annual revenues are more than EUR 5 billion and it employs over 46,000 people in 40 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international blue-chip companies across all sectors . Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, Atos Euronext Market Solutions, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.

Atos Worldline, an Atos Origin company - Atos Worldline is a major European player in the processing of large-volume electronic exchanges, specialising in electronic payment services, CRM and e-services (internet, voice and mobile services). With the focus on technological innovation, Atos Worldline implements its solutions in processing or integration mode. Atos Worldline has 2500 employees in Europe and has an annual turnover of €400 million.

Press Contact : Anja Müller – 00 49 (0)69 6657-1401 - anja.mueller@atosorigin.com