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PROXYMED PHARMACY, INC. ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENT

 PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ProxyMed Pharmacy, Inc. (NASDAQ: PILL) announces the appointment of Bennett Marks as executive vice president - finance and chief financial officer, effective immediately. Additionally, Marks, 45, will serve ProxyMed on its board of directors and as a member of the executive committee.
 Immediately prior to joining ProxyMed, Marks, a certified public accountant, served as vice president - finance and chief financial officer for two years at FiberCorp International, Inc., a company where he still acts as a director.
 Prior to that, Marks held the position of an audit partner with KMPG Peat Marwick, an international accounting and consulting firm for 10 years. During his tenure with KMPG Peat Marwick, Marks was the partner on audits of numerous public companies and served as an associate SEC reviewing partner. He functioned also as director of health care services for KMPG's Fort Lauderdale business unit, as well as administrative partner overseeing its West Palm Beach office.
 "We are delighted that Bennett has joined us," said Harold Blue, ProxyMed chairman and chief executive. "Our growth and our successful beginning as a public company has allowed us to bring an executive of his stature and experience to the company. We look forward to the contributions he will make as we move ahead."
 ProxyMed Pharmacy dispenses prescription drugs to HMO members through "filling stations" located in Florida, and offers drug utilization review (DUR) services to HMO providers to assist providers in containing prescription costs. ProxyMed's DUR services are enhanced through the utilization of an on-line, proactive computer program which allows providers to network with ProxyMed's DUR center.
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 /CONTACT: Glenn Canary of Hank Meyer Associates, 305-576-5700, for ProxyMed Pharmacy/
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