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Codesmart(TM) Group Taps Pride Health to Facilitate Post-Training Job Placement for CODESMART(TM) UNIVERSITY Students

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:ITEN), with its subsidiary, The CODESMART™ Group, Inc. (collectively, "CODESMART" or the "Company"), a premier ICD-10 education and solutions group that offers CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY, its on-line education solution and customizable training solutions, announces today that Pride Health will be among the Company's resources to identify job placement opportunities for CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY graduates.

"One of the unique opportunities with ICD-10 training is that there are always new jobs available to qualified ICD-10 coders, and CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY was designed to include job placement leads," said Ira Shapiro, Chairman and CEO of CODESMART™. "This partnership with Pride Health, one of the premier job placement solutions providers in the healthcare industry, represents our making good on that promise, and a key element in our providing the best possible ICD-10 training modality."

"Pride Health recognizes that today's healthcare organizations are faced with seemingly impossible staffing demands. In a market where the clinical and IT talent shortage is progressing at a relentless pace, it's more important than ever for institutions to identify partners who are capable of sustaining their critical needs. Success depends on having the right people in place to get the job done effectively and efficiently," said Lauren Rimler, Director of Health IT, Pride Health. "For this reason, Pride Health is thrilled to partner with CODESMART™ to deliver quality ICD-10 training and staff to our clients. This new strategic partnership helps to ensure that Pride Health continues to be a part of the solution!"

Pride Health is a leading Healthcare Recruitment and Staffing firm headquartered in New York city, which offers highly customized staffing, recruitment and business process solutions at cost-effective prices. Certified by the National Minority Supplier Diversity Council as a minority-owned business, Pride Health is part of a global organization, with offices throughout the US, India and Brazil.

About Codesmart™

CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:ITEN) with its subsidiary, The CODESMART™ Group, Inc., is a premier national subject matter expert for ICD-10 education and compliance in the United States. Its product, CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY, is an on-line program of study for existing coders, new coders, clinicians, and healthcare roles of all types. Created by a combination of a leading panel of ICD-10 subject matter experts and a major four-year accredited university, which contributed the nation's top course designers and a platform that already provides interactive education to more than 60,000 students per year in degree programs. The ICD-10 training also includes live professors who work with and guide students through the programs of study in ICD-10.

CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY is endorsed by over 60 colleges and universities nationwide for its quality of education. The CODESMART™ Group, Inc. also provides solutions for ICD-10 transition, outsource coding, coding audits, critical documentation improvement and the revenue cycle continuum.

To learn more about CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY's proprietary programs, visit www.codesmartgroup.com or www.codesmartuniversity.org.

CONTACT: Company Contact: Ira Shapiro Chairman and CEO The Codesmart Group, Inc. ishapiro@codesmartgroup.com 646-526-7867 Investor Contact: John Baldissera BPC Financial Marketing 800-368-1217 Media Contact: Jules Abraham JQA Partners, LLC jabraham@jqapartners.com 917-885-7378Source:The Codesmart Group, Inc.