BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Authentidate Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: ADAT), a worldwide provider of secure health information exchange, workflow management services and telehealth solutions, today announced that on December 23, 2010, it entered into a settlement agreement providing for the resolution and dismissal, with prejudice, of the purported shareholder class action entitled In re Authentidate Holding Corp. Securities Litigation, Case No, 1:05-CV-5323-LTS, pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The settlement, which is subject to approval by the Court, provides for a $1.9 million payment to be made by the company's insurance carrier, does not contain or reflect any admission of liability by any defendants and provides an end to continued costly and time-consuming litigation by all parties. Shareholders who purchased Authentidate common stock between July 16, 2004 and May 27, 2005, will be mailed a detailed notice of the settlement and will be permitted to submit claims for a potential payment from the settlement fund. About Authentidate Holding Corp. Authentidate Holding Corp. is a worldwide provider of secure health information exchange, workflow management services and telehealth solutions. The company's software and web-based services enable healthcare organizations and other enterprises to increase revenues, reduce costs and enhance patient care by eliminating paper and manual work steps from clinical and administrative processes. The web-based services are delivered as Software as a Service (SaaS), and only require that customers have an Internet connection and web browser. The company's healthcare customers and users include leading homecare companies, health systems and physician groups. These organizations utilize the company's products and services to coordinate care for patients outside of acute-care. For more information, visit the company's website at www.authentidate.com. This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934. When used in this release, the words "believe," "anticipate," "think," "intend," "plan," "will be," "expect," and similar expressions identify such forward-looking statements. Such statements regarding future events and/or the future financial performance of the company are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual events or the actual future results of the company to differ materially from any forward-looking statement. Such risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the availability of any needed financing, the company's ability to implement its business plan for various applications of its technologies, the impact of competition, the management of growth, and the other risks and uncertainties that may be detailed from time to time in the company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In light of the significant risks and uncertainties inherent in the forward-looking statements included herein, the inclusion of such statements should not be regarded as a representation by the company or any other person that the objectives and plans of the company will be achieved. Authentidate and Inscrybe are registered trademarks of Authentidate Holding Corp. All other trade names are the property of their respective owners. SOURCE Authentidate Holding Corp.