October 6, 2008
Patient Access Solutions Announces Appointment of Two New Board Members
Patient Access Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: PASO), a leading provider of healthcare/financial processing solutions for the healthcare, homecare and dental industries, is pleased to announce that it has appointed two additional independent board members to its Board of Directors.
The two new Board members are:
Howard B. Katz -- Mr. Katz has over 35 years of operating, financial and senior management experience, in both public and private companies. His responsibilities have included numerous progressive positions as CFO, President and CEO of "high tech," software development and other high growth businesses, including one involving banking transactions. Mr. Katz has been the Chief Executive Officer and a Member of the Board of Directors of MDwerks, Inc. since of November 16, 2005. Mr. Katz is also the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of MDwerks, Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary MDwerks Global Holdings, Inc., which positions he has held since June 2005. Since July 2004, Mr. Katz has been a Director and Chief Executive Officer of Xeni Medical Systems, Inc., and Mr. Katz has been the sole Director and Chief Executive Officer of Xeni Medical Billing Corp. since March 2005, and has been the sole Director and Chief Executive Officer of Xeni Financial Services, Corporation since February 2005. From December 2002, until October 2004, Mr. Katz was Chief Executive Officer of ViewPoint Exams International, Inc., a company that facilitated independent medical examinations in connection with insurance and litigation matters. Mr. Katz received an MBA from New York University.
Joseph Gonzalez has been the Vice President of Business Development, of Secure EDI Health Group, LLC from 2004 through the present. From 1989 through 1992, Mr. Gonzalez served at the United States Naval Academy. Mr. Gonzalez received a B.A: Political Science, Business Administration from Stony Brook University.
Bruce Weitzberg, President and CEO, Patient Access Solutions stated, "We are very pleased that Mr. Katz and Mr. Gonzalez have joined our Board of Directors. Their collective expertise brings wide-ranging experience to Patient Access Solutions in the area of healthcare business solutions. We are confident that Mr. Katz's extensive experience in the healthcare sector and, specifically, his experience in the stewardship of high-growth healthcare companies, will be a valuable addition to the Board of Directors."
About Patient Access Solutions, Inc. (www.pashealth.com)
Patient Access Solutions, Inc. (PASHealth) is a Healthcare Solutions company which has created a formidable array of technology, resources and allies to enable it to become an agent of radical change in what has traditionally been a slowly evolving healthcare environment.
The PASHealth Web Portal System and terminal based solutions offer electronic medical eligibility, electronic referrals, and service authorizations, electronic claims processing, drug formularies, electronic prescriptions, electronic medical records and patient data, automating the labor intensive and expensive manual process currently used by many facilities and healthcare providers. Our D-PAS product utilizes digital pen & paper technology, to capture handwritten information from the doctor or office personnel, transfer it into a digital form into the PAS web portal and utilize the data to initiate workflows in a secure environment. A patient's medical history and patient records are used to initiate necessary workflows within the web portal, securely and much more efficiently, empowering the healthcare business process. In addition, the Web Portal System offers a complete suite of self pay receivable management solutions for the healthcare facilities.
Certain statements in this news release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of 1933 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are subject to the safe harbor created by those rules. All statements, other than statements of fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding potential future plans and objectives of the companies, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include, among other things, the following: general economic and business conditions; competition; unexpected changes in technologies and technological advances; ability to commercialize and manufacture products; results of experimental studies; research and development activities; changes in, or failure to comply with, governmental regulations; and the ability to obtain adequate financing in the future. This information is qualified in its entirety by cautionary statements and risk factors disclosure contained in certain of Patient Access Solutions, Inc. Securities and Exchange Commission filings available at http://www.sec.gov.
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SOURCE: Patient Access Solutions, Inc.