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ADVISORY/Zix Corporation to Participate in NCVHS Hearing on e-Prescribing Standards; ZixCorp Chief Strategy Officer to Speak to Public Advisory Body's Subcommittee on Standards and Security

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2004--Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), a global provider of e-messaging protection and transaction services, today announced it will participate in a hearing on e-prescribing standards presented by The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) May 25-27 in Washington D.C. The meeting will be conducted by the advisory body's Subcommittee on Standards and Security.

Daniel S. Nutkis, ZixCorp executive vice president and chief strategy officer, will testify during the "E-Prescribing: The Software Vendors' Perspective" session on May 26. The hearing will provide opinions on the requirements for e-prescribing standards set forth in the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement & Modernization Act.

The NCVHS serves as the statutory public advisory body to the Secretary of Health and Human Services in the area of health data and statistics. In that capacity, the Committee provides advice and assistance to the Department and serves as a forum for interaction with interested private sector groups on a variety of key health data issues.

What: "E-Prescribing: The Software Vendors' Perspective" during the NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards and Security hearings

When: May 26 at 8:45 a.m. EDT (7:45 a.m. CDT)

Who: Daniel S. Nutkis, executive vice president and chief strategy officer for ZixCorp

Where: Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 505A, 200 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, D.C. The meeting will be broadcast live from the Department of Veterans Affairs Web site at A link to the broadcast will also be available from the NCVHS home page at

About Zix Corporation

Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)) is a global provider of e-messaging protection and transaction services. ZixCorp offers a range of solutions to protect organizations from viruses, spam, and electronic attack, as well as enabling secure electronic communications, such as email encryption and e-prescribing. ZixCorp helps organizations of any size to streamline operations, mitigate risks, and leverage the efficiencies of e-messaging. For more information, visit

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