Chicago VNA Selects Authentidate's Inscrybe Healthcare to Enhance Referral Management

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Jan. 13, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Authentidate Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:ADAT), a worldwide provider of secure health information exchange, workflow management services and telehealth solutions, today announced that Chicago VNA, Inc. a home health and skilled nursing care division of U.S. Home Health Care, Inc., has selected Authentidate's Inscrybe® Healthcare web-based service to standardize their referral management processes and reduce the completion time for processing care orders.

"Establishing standard operating procedures via Inscrybe across all of our lines of business will ensure a consistent approach that is both customer-centric and efficient. The flexibility of physician delivery options on this secure web-based service allows us to be competitive with many larger organizations without incurring huge overhead costs," stated Maria Thanugundla, General Manager at Chicago VNA.

Authentidate's Inscrybe Healthcare Service allows all patient care documents to be available as a fax or electronically, allowing physicians, or their staff, to select how they prefer to communicate with service providers. Those who select the electronic option will log-in to a unified web-based platform to review any of their existing documents. While online, the physician can also update, complete and electronically sign patient care orders from any provider who subscribes to Inscrybe Healthcare.

"We look forward to supporting the growing needs of Chicago VNA," said Marcus Wagstaff, National Sales Director of Authentidate Holding Corp. "Chicago VNA's decision to standardize their processes using our services highlights Inscrybe's benefits for both home health and home medical equipment providers as they work to enhance their administrative processes."

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.

The company has offices in the United States and Germany.

For more information, visit the company's website at

About Chicago VNA, Inc. and U.S. Home Health Care, Inc.

Chicago VNA is a home health and skilled nursing care division of U.S. Home Health Care, Inc. U.S. Home Health Care, Inc. is committed to delivering quality, patient-oriented health care services in a cost-effective manner. The hallmarks of our care philosophy are efficiency, dignity and respect. We have established rigorous standards to ensure that we meet the physical, spiritual, social, emotional and intellectual needs of our home health care customers. With well-established programs in the areas of nursing, personal support and rehabilitation, our multidisciplinary team of care providers delivers a broad range of holistic health services and supports. Our goal is to be the provider of choice in every community we serve. We measure our success by our ability to give exceptional care and service to the patients we serve.

The Company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

For more information, visit the company's website at

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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