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JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 27, 2000 (AMEX: MED - news), a leading Application Service Provider (ASP) of comprehensive healthcare portal solutions, today announced the Company's first HIPAA Compliance Seminar, which is being held from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Friday, September 29, 2000, at the Company's corporate headquarters in Jacksonville Beach.

Nancy Knauss, Chairperson of the X12N HIPAA Implementation Coordination Group, will moderate the session. Several prestigious healthcare provider organizations will be represented including St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.; SureCare Group Practice in Van Nuys, Calif.; Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, Ga.; Tallahassee Primary Care Associates in Tallahassee, Fla.; and Premier Family Care in Jacksonville, Fla., among others.

e-MedSoft's HIPAA Compliance Seminar has been designed as an educational session, building awareness of HIPAA regulations and its implications for healthcare organizations that maintain or transmit electronic health information.

Specific topics to be addressed at the seminar include: HIPAA timelines; a discussion of HIPAA requirements and how they affect healthcare organizations from an operational, financial, and systems perspective; identification of the resources necessary to promote a structured and seamless transition to an environment that is responsive to HIPAA requirements; and finally, a discussion on how HIPAA serves as an "e-business enabler" by laying the groundwork that helps drive businesses to a faster return on investment.

John F. Andrews, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "This compliance seminar is just one of the many ways that e-MedSoft is helping companies resolve HIPAA compliance issues. Given that conservative estimates put the cost of HIPAA compliance in the range of $3.8 billion over the next five years, we are well positioned to capture the tremendous opportunity associated with HIPAA compliance, and welcome the opportunity to assist healthcare providers in addressing this complex and time-sensitive national issue."

e-MedSoft's HIPAA Compliance Consulting Services span the spectrum from one-day workshops to readiness assessments to implementation. For more information on the Company's HIPAA services, contact Mack Bhatia at 904-543-1000.

About, a leading Application Service Provider (ASP) of comprehensive healthcare portal solutions, is leading a transition in the medical industry, as it is the first subscription-based healthcare management system available for delivery through the Internet.

Through the Internet and its Java-based integrator which utilizes Sun Microsystems, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: SUNW - news) Java technology,'s software facilitates communication across diverse platforms and languages in unlimited capacity, allowing for the inter link of doctors, hospitals, clinics, HMOs, insurance companies, financiers and government agencies.

The ease and low cost with which it can be implemented, its Internet-based ASP model, which reduces the need to build internal IT infrastructures, and its ability to allow for the exchange of information across diverse platforms and systems bode well for its widespread adoption by the medical community. also operates the e-Net Technology group of companies. e-Net group focuses on removing the complexity of Web-enabling business processes by providing a complete range of Internet Managed Services and Information Technology solutions, and by utilizing strategic partners Sun Microsystems, Oracle Corporation and Cisco Systems Ltd.'s products are built on the foundations of speed, ease of use, security, scalability and resilience. For more information, see,, and

Statements in this news release that relate to management's expectations, intentions or beliefs concerning future plans, expectations, events and performance are "forward looking" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements include assumptions, beliefs and opinions relating to the company's business and growth strategy based upon management's interpretation and analysis of its own contractual and legal rights, of management's ability to satisfy industry and consumer needs with its technologies, of health-care industry trends, and of management's ability to successfully develop, implement, market and/or sell its network transaction processing services, software programs, clinical and financial transaction services, and e-commerce systems to its clientele. Management's forward-looking statements further assume that the company will be able to successfully develop and execute on its strategic relationships. Many known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including general economic conditions and risk factors detailed from time to time in news releases and the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, may cause these forward-looking statements to be incorrect in whole or in part. The company expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statements. Actual results or events could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors set out above, including, without limitation, acceptance by customers of the company's products, changing technology, competition in the health-care market, government regulation of health care, the company's limited operating history, general economic conditions, availability of capital and other factors.

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