BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., March 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Authentidate Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:ADAT), a provider of secure web-based software applications and telehealth products and services for healthcare organizations, today announced that Authentidate was rated one of the top 10 telehealth vendors worldwide in the recently published IHS World Market for Telehealth 2014 Edition study. Ben Benjamin, Chief Executive Officer of Authentidate stated, "Our telehealth solutions are focused on helping clinicians improve patient compliance with their care plans, obtain better health outcomes and reduce hospital readmissions by closely monitoring patients with chronic illnesses and a number of other conditions. It is part of our strategy to support the emerging needs of a very dynamic healthcare marketplace and we are pleased that our products and services are being recognized." Authentidate offers telehealth solutions designed to remotely monitor patients with a number of chronic conditions. Easy-to-use touch screen monitoring devices or the interactive voice response system send automated reminders which can help increase patients' compliance with care plans, diets, medication schedules and follow-up physician visits. Patients also respond to a series of qualitative questions tailored to their illness, which provides additional input to clinicians. These solutions allow patients to continue with their daily routines while providing for frequent updates of patient data to healthcare providers without a face-to-face visit. Clinicians use Authentidate's telehealth solutions to remotely monitor and oversee the progress of their patients, reducing costs and allowing for improved patient outcomes. Healthcare staff can make adjustments to care plans on the secure Authentidate telehealth web application. Authentidate's telehealth solutions are designed for patients who require ongoing management of chronic diseases including Chronic Heart Failure (CHF), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Diabetes, Hypertension as well as a number of other patient illnesses, behavioral health conditions and wellness programs.