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BAYADA Home Health Care Selects Authentidate's Inscrybe to Streamline Care Order Processing and Enable Physician eSignatures

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Aug. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Authentidate Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:ADAT), a provider of secure web-based software applications and telehealth products and services for healthcare organizations announced today that BAYADA Home Health Care has selected Authentidate's Inscrybe® Referral and Order Management solution to enhance processing of care orders and improve communications with referring physicians at their Concord, N.C. location.

"We continually strive to improve services to our patient population and our referring physicians," said Marie McCarter-Frohna, Director at the BAYADA Home Health Care branch in Concord, NC. "Inscrybe will reduce paper management and streamline our care order processing while enhancing our communications capabilities with referring physicians. It automates the time-consuming care order process resulting in efficiencies for all parties and offers physicians the option of completing and electronically signing care orders online or through facsimile, based on their preference."

The Inscrybe Referral and Order Management solution is a web-based software service that enables providers and suppliers to process referrals and care orders faster and more accurately than ever before online. Physicians use Inscrybe to exchange, update, complete and electronically sign referrals and care orders quickly and accurately using the physician's web application. Inscrybe also provides electronic fax services so physicians that have not yet converted to electronic records can elect to continue to communicate via fax. The improved workflows provided by Inscrybe have a proven track record of reducing turnaround time, improving completeness and reducing delays in processing patient care documentation required for reimbursement.

"Inscrybe is uniquely suited to meet BAYADA's needs to enhance their care order processing workflow and communications with referring physicians," said Marcus Wagstaff, Sales Director at Authentidate. "It delivers a cost-effective solution that saves time and money and supports their ongoing business needs."

About BAYADA Home Health Care

BAYADA Home Health Care in Concord, NC is a branch of BAYADA Home Health Care. Founded in 1975 by J. Mark Baiada, BAYADA Home Health Care provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice, and assistive care services to children, adults, and seniors in the comfort of their homes. Headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, BAYADA employs more than 18,000 nurses, home health aides, therapists, medical social workers, and other home health care professionals who serve their communities in 25 states from more than 250 offices.

For more information, visit the company website www.bayada.com

About Authentidate Holding Corp.

Authentidate Holding Corp. is a provider of secure web-based software applications and telehealth products and services that enable healthcare organizations to coordinate care for patients and enhance related administrative and clinical workflows. Authentidate's products and services enable healthcare organizations to increase revenues, reduce costs and enhance patient care by eliminating paper and manual work steps from clinical and administrative processes. Authentidate's telehealth solutions combine patient vital signs monitoring with a web application that streamlines patient care management. Delivered as Software as a Service (SaaS), customers only require an Internet connection and web browser to access our web-based applications thereby utilizing previous investments in systems and technology. The company's healthcare customers and users include leading homecare companies, health systems, physician groups and governmental entities. These organizations utilize the company's products and services to coordinate care for patients outside of acute-care.

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

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Source:Authentidate Holding Corp.