updated 3/3/2011 8:45:43 AM ET 2011-03-03T13:45:43

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., March 3, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Authentidate Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:ADAT), a worldwide provider of secure health information exchange, workflow management services and telehealth solutions, today announced a new customer. Ritecare Medical Products, a Brooklyn, NY based supplier of home medical equipment, has selected the Inscrybe® Healthcare referral management solution to improve its processes. Ritecare will be using Inscrybe to manage their care orders (referrals). Inscrybe provides significant processing-time reduction, simpler forms completion, and a unified information management and reporting interface.

Management at Ritecare noticed that they were spending significant amounts of time and effort obtaining physician signatures to approve referrals and related documentation as well as for their office staff to manage the paper-intensive process manually. As a result, these delays are slowing down the reimbursement from insurers. Ritecare chose Inscrybe because of its proven ability to standardize and automate the manual tasks associated with the processing of referrals for home medical equipment providers.

Mayer Zarchi, President of Ritecare, noted, "Inscrybe will enable us to enhance our customer service by offering our referring physicians various communications options, including secure electronic signature and scheduled fax delivery, depending on their preferences. We expect to shorten our current referral approval cycle while improving our ability to manage the process. In addition, Inscrybe offers us a scalable solution as our business grows."

Marcus Wagstaff, National Sales Director for Authentidate, said, "We welcome Ritecare to the growing Inscrybe community of homecare organizations. Inscrybe is designed to enhance referral management, which makes it uniquely suited to meet Ritecare's needs for streamlining referral processing with referring physicians while providing Ritecare with improved management controls."

About Ritecare Medical Products

Founded in 1995, Ritecare has provided affordable quality solutions for all of one's home healthcare needs, with a full range of medical equipment and supplies. Ritecare has strived to become a leader in its industry quite often accomplishing what several of the larger organizations have been unable to accomplish. Ritecare maintains a one-on-one relationship with its customers and makes every effort to keep open the lines of communication giving our patients a sense of security and confidence in an otherwise troublesome time. Ritecare is also Joint Commission Accredited (JACHO). For additional information, go to www.ritecaremedical.com.

About Authentidate Holding Corp.

Authentidate Holding Corp. is a worldwide provider of secure health information exchange, workflow management services and telehealth solutions. The company's software and web-based services enable healthcare organizations and other enterprises to increase revenues, reduce costs and enhance patient care by eliminating paper and manual work steps from clinical and administrative processes. The web-based services are delivered as Software as a Service (SaaS), and only require that customers have an Internet connection and web browser. The company's healthcare customers and users include leading homecare companies, health systems and physician groups. These organizations utilize the company's products and services to coordinate care for patients outside of acute-care.

For more information, visit the company's website at  www.authentidate.com .

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaningof section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and section 21E of theSecurities Act of 1934. When used in this release, the words "believe,""anticipate," "think," "intend," "plan," "will be," "expect," and similarexpressions identify such forward-looking statements. Such statementsregarding future events and/or the future financial performance of thecompany are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which could causeactual events or the actual future results of the company to differmaterially from any forward-looking statement. Such risks anduncertainties include, among other things, the availability of any neededfinancing, the company's ability to implement its business plan forvarious applications of its technologies, the impact of competition, themanagement of growth, and the other risks and uncertainties that may bedetailed from time to time in the company's reports filed with theSecurities and Exchange Commission. In light of the significant risks anduncertainties inherent in the forward-looking statements included herein,the inclusion of such statements should not be regarded as arepresentation by the company or any other person that the objectives and plans of the company will be achieved.

Authentidate and Inscrybe are registered trademarks of Authentidate Holding Corp. All other trade names are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: For: Authentidate Holding Corp.
         
         Investor Contacts:
         Robert Schatz
         Wolfe Axelrod Weinberger Assoc. LLC
         (212) 370-4500; (212) 370-4505 fax

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