SOURCE: A-Life Medical, Inc.

January 09, 2007 06:00 ET

A-Life Medical Appoints Thomas D. Bang as President and CEO

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 9, 2007 -- A-Life Medical, Inc., the leading provider of Natural Language Processing (NLP) for the healthcare industry, today announced the appointment of Thomas D. Bang as the company's President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Bang has held executive level positions in prominent businesses throughout his 30-year career, including the Pyxis Corporation (Cardinal Health); MediTROL Automation Systems (Owen Healthcare); Baxter International and American Hospital Supply Corporation. He is a passionate healthcare executive with a wealth of general management, marketing, sales, and business development experience gained from his U.S. and international roles. He holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Ohio State University and completed his MBA studies at Pepperdine University.

"A-Life Medical has established a superior market reputation and leadership position with its NLP computerized coding technology, products and services. Our employees have developed an unparalleled expertise and admirable track record in addressing our customers' needs to increase staff productivity and billing efficiencies by streamlining the code to collection process. I'm delighted to be associated with the A-Life Medical team and look forward to capitalizing on the opportunities ahead for our customers, employees and stakeholders," stated Mr. Bang.

"After an extensive search process, we are extremely pleased to announce Tom as our new Chief Executive Officer," said Robert Jaffe, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, A-Life Medical. "Tom is a talented healthcare executive with a successful record in commercializing technology for significant market growth in the healthcare sector. A-Life Medical's Board of Directors was impressed with Tom's proven leadership and the passion for new product development. He understands the value of strategy, customer commitment, team collaboration and growth through product development and execution."

About A-Life Medical, Inc.

A-Life Medical is the leading provider of Natural Language Processing (NLP) based solutions for the healthcare industry. A-Life Medical's products extract meaning from unstructured free text and automate tedious, complicated and labor intensive tasks. A-Life Medical's mission is to provide world-class solutions to streamline and computerize the code to collection process and to fundamentally advance the way the healthcare industry gathers, applies and reports on patient information. A-Life Medical is a private company headquartered in San Diego, California. For more information about A-Life Medical and its products, call 888.224.6300 or visit A-Life Medical's website at

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    Karen Kniffin
    A-Life Medical
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