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Thursday, August 31, 2006

Raymond Dyer, VP Business Development 
Phone: 412-209-1261

Acusis Announces Technology Advisory Board Creation


Pittsburgh, PA – August 31, 2006 - Acusis®, a leading provider of outsourced medical transcription services, is pleased to announce the creation of the Technology Advisory Board comprised of distinguished experts in selected technical areas that are core to the company technology strategy. The mission of the board is to provide guidance and insights to the Acusis Advanced Technology team.

The board members are world-renowned leaders in their fields:

  • Kathleen R. McKeown, a Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University, conducting research in text summarization, natural language generation, multi-media explanation, digital libraries, concept to speech generation and natural language interfaces;
  • Bill Benter, a Chairman & International CEO of Acusis and a high-technology entrepreneur, is a recognized expert in applied mathematical modeling, probability theory and statistical analysis;
  • Roni Rosenfeld, a Professor of Language Technologies, Machine Learning and Computer Science at the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, whose research includes statistical language modeling, human-machine speech communication, machine learning, speech recognition, and computational molecular biology;
  • Richard Stern, a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, leading research programs including spoken language systems, robust speech recognition and auditory perception.

"The creation of the Technology Advisory Board demonstrates our commitment to advanced technology and reflects our priorities.? said Srdjan Kovacevic, Acusis Chief Process Architect and Chief Technologist, �“Technology is an important part of our success as we continually strive to improve our internal processes and provide best experience for our customers and internal users. We have selected members whose expertise in human language technologies, signal processing, statistical analysis and mathematical modeling will help us further improve our capabilities and ensure we add value to our customers and consistently deliver the best quality and timely transcripts.?



About Acusis�®

Acusis, a leading provider of outsourced medical transcription services with Higher StandardsSM, specializes in superior performance, integrity and world class service. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA Acusis delivers an integrated solution to hospitals, clinics and physician practices. AcuSuite®, its web-based software application uses secure methods to manage the entire transcription process. Acusis delivers accurate reports within a 24 hour or less turnaround time. A global team of more than 750 highly trained Acusis associates provide an unparalleled higher standard of excellence and customer satisfaction at the most competitive prices, evidence of why you should expect more from your transcription service provider.