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Zix Corporation Introduces Powerful New Version of PocketScript

E-prescribing leader increases convenience for physicians, enhances content delivery for health plans

DALLAS, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), the leader in e-prescribing, today released PocketScript(R) 6.9, a powerful new version of ZixCorp's industry leading e-prescribing application. This latest release of PocketScript adds workflows and features which leverage the most current versions of industry standards such as formulary and benefit information and SCRIPT to help maximize the application value for payors, physicians, and pharmacists. The release of PocketScript 6.9 also satisfies a previously mentioned milestone within the latest Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts contract. The successful release of PocketScript 6.9 provides ZixCorp the opportunity to recruit and deploy an additional 200 prescribers.

ZixCorp's e-prescribing physicians and health plan customers have come to expect the highest level of quality and reliability. ZixCorp's latest release delivers enriched health plan coverage detail available as a result of ZixCorp's certification from Surescripts.

    In addition, PocketScript 6.9 delivers an enhanced experience for the physician community through the introduction of some of the following features:
  • Redesigned prescription renewal request, making the renewal process easier for prescribers;
  • Expanded coverage and co-pay icons for more refined information at the point of care;
  • Support of patients' multiple health plan coverages;
  • Significant workflow enhancements for more efficient script writing process;
  • Improved security on the handheld platform;
  • And the certification of PocketScript on one of the leading handheld devices available, the Hewlett-Packard 110 Classic.

"PocketScript 6.9 represents the most significant release in the history of our e-prescribing business. I'm confident that our customers will appreciate our continued investment in quality and reliability," said ZixCorp's, chief executive officer, Rick Spurr. "I'm proud of the ZixCorp team, this is a great accomplishment."

ZixCorp's PocketScript e-prescribing service enables physicians to order prescriptions through a secure wireless mobile PDA or secure Web site and deliver them electronically to the patient's preferred pharmacy. Mobility enables PocketScript to provide clinical decision support at the point-of-care with real-time access to a drug reference guide as well as patient-level eligibility, formulary, and co-pay information to aid the prescriber in selecting the most cost-effective prescription based on the patient's benefits. The application also provides comprehensive drug-to-drug and drug-to-allergy interaction alerts based on patient-specific dispensed drug history. Through our partnership with Surescripts PocketScript delivers end-to-end connectivity within the healthcare system to reduce unnecessary costs, improve patient safety and convenience, and enhance practice efficiency.

About Zix Corporation

ZixCorp is the leading provider of easy-to-use-and-deploy email encryption and e-prescribing services that Connect entities with their customers and partners to Protect and Deliver sensitive information in the healthcare, finance, insurance and government industries. ZixCorp's hosted Email Encryption Service provides an easy and cost-effective way to ensure customer privacy and regulatory compliance for corporate email. Its PocketScript(R) e-prescribing service saves lives and saves money by automating the prescription process between payors, doctors and pharmacies. For more information, visit www.zixcorp.com.

SOURCE Zix Corporation

CONTACT: Public Relations, Geoff Bibby, +1-214-370-2241, publicrelations@zixcorp.com, or Investor Relations, Peter Wilensky, +1-214-515-7357, invest@zixcorp.com, both of Zix Corporation/