SOURCE: Enclarity Inc.

October 03, 2007 13:15 ET

Enclarity Launches Healthcare Information Podcast Series

Red Herring 100 Company Brings $26 Billion Health Information Management Crisis Into Focus

ALISO VIEJO, CA--(Marketwire - October 3, 2007) - Enclarity Inc., a leading information management and analytic software company focused on the healthcare market, today announced the launch of its podcast series, "Bringing Healthcare Information Into Focus." The purpose of the series is to delve into the issues surrounding provider data and offer real-world solutions to the $26 billion problem.

"The Enclarity culture is to adopt new ways to innovate and educate healthcare payers and organizations about the spectrum of industry issues," said Joel Portice, chief operating officer, Enclarity. "Podcasts are an increasingly popular media technology in which we can reach business decision-makers in a flexible, educational format."

The series kicks off with three podcasts:

1.  Introduction to Enclarity -- As a company with a unique solution to the
    nation's daunting health information management crisis, Enclarity's
    Chief Executive Officer Sean Downs and Chief Operating Officer Joel
    Portice provide insight into the company's history, evolution, product
    and services.
2.  The Need for Better Provider Data -- Enclarity's founders examine the
    factors contributing to bad data, Enclarity's solutions and the
    resulting outcomes. The discussion includes the roles of payer,
    provider, patient and Health Information Portability and Accountability
    Act (HIPAA), National Provider Identifier (NPI) and NPI crosswalking
    information.
3.  HIPAA -- Dr. Walter Suarez, president and chief executive officer of
    the Institute for HIPAA/Health Information Technology Education and
    Research, discusses the ramifications of HIPAA and NPI and talks about
    how to prepare for NPI. His background in medicine, public health and
    health information technology makes him an authoritative source for
    industry-relevant information.

To download and listen to Enclarity's podcasts, please visit Enclarity's media center or iTunes.

About Enclarity

Enclarity® is the leading healthcare information solutions company dedicated to solving the $26 billion problem of bad provider data. By applying data science and analytics perfected in the financial services industry, Enclarity maintains the most accurate and up-to-date source of healthcare provider data available in the United States. Known as the "credit bureau" of provider data, Enclarity's automated data-cleansing solution empowers healthcare insurance payers and organizations to increase efficiencies and reduce operational costs by continuously improving the accuracy of their data. Named one of the Top 100 private technology companies in North America by Red Herring magazine, the privately held company is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif. Enclarity's investment partners include Bain Capital Ventures and Ignition Partners. For more information, visit www.enclarity.com.

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