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Newt Gingrich to Address Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act in Upcoming ZixCorp Webcast

Gingrich, Aetna and ZixCorp CEO will discuss MIPPA and its power to mobilize key stakeholders in the electronic prescription process

DALLAS, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), the leader in hosted services for email encryption and e-prescribing, today announced e-Prescribing Leadership: A Webinar from Newt Gingrich, Aetna and Zix Corporation, on Monday, September 22 at 10:30 a.m. ET. In addition to Newt Gingrich, founder of the Center of Health Transformation, the webcast will also feature thought leaders Michael Hudson, President of Aetna's Northeast Region Healthcare Delivery and ZixCorp Chief Executive Officer, Rick Spurr.

The recent passing of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) was a defining moment in healthcare in the United States. Former Speaker Newt Gingrich was instrumental in orchestrating the support required to enact this legislation and he will make his first public address on MIPPA during the webcast.

One of the biggest remaining obstacles facing e-prescribing is the economics of getting started. Spurr will describe ZixCorp's approach to ensuring e-prescribing success and Aetna's Michael Hudson will discuss the e-prescribing efforts of one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies.

To register for this powerful webcast, please visit

https://zixcorp.webex.com/zixcorp/onstage/g.php?d=352106967&t=a and use the information below to complete registration.

Event password: zixcorp
Event number: 352 106 967

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 http://www.zixcorp.com.

SOURCE Zix Corporation

CONTACT: Public Relations, Farrah Corley, +1-214-370-2175, publicrelations@zixcorp.com, or Investor Relations, Peter Wilensky, +1-214-515-7357, invest@zixcorp.com, both of Zix Corporation