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Cambridge, Mass. – January 17, 2005 – InterSystems Corporation today strengthened its commitment to enabling the advancement of healthcare technology with a Diamond Corporate Membership in the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). As a Diamond Member, InterSystems supports HIMSS at the highest possible level.

HIMSS is the healthcare industry’s membership organization which exclusively focuses on providing leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology and management systems for the betterment of human health.

The leading database provider in healthcare, InterSystems develops and markets the CACHÉ post-relational database and the Ensemble universal integration platform.

As a Diamond Member, InterSystems will have an active role in helping to define perspectives on health information technology and to shape top public policy topics in the healthcare sector, with participation in such initiatives as the HIMSS Health Information Technology Executive Roundtable and the HIMSS Government Relations Roundtable.

“InterSystems’ Diamond Membership with HIMSS underlines our corporate commitment to supporting the rapidly evolving technology needs of the healthcare industry,” says Jim Klein, InterSystems director, healthcare technology. “We have always respected the work of HIMSS, and are extremely pleased to take on an increasingly active role in promoting the technology innovation and understanding that is necessary to delivering quality care across the healthcare continuum.”

“HIMSS welcomes InterSystems as a Diamond Corporate member,” says H. Stephen Lieber, HIMSS President/CEO. “We look forward to their leadership and participation in a wide range of HIMSS programs and events.”

About InterSystems

Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, InterSystems Corporation (www.InterSystems.com) has served the needs of IT organizations and independent software vendors for more than two decades. InterSystems’ showcase products, the CACHÉ post-relational database and the Ensemble universal integration platform, enable the rapid creation and fast integration of high-performance applications.

Over four million people use mission-critical applications based on InterSystems’ software. Twenty regional offices serve application developers and integrators around the world, and 24 x 7 support is provided for all InterSystems’ products.

InterSystems is the leading database provider in healthcare, with CACHÉ in use at the majority of major hospitals and labs around the world, including America’s 10 best hospitals as rated by U.S. News and World Report.

A free, fully functional, no-time-limit copy of CACHÉ can be downloaded or requested on CD from the InterSystems Web site.

About HIMSS

HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is the healthcare industry’s membership organization exclusively focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology and management systems for the betterment of human health. Founded in 1961 with offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., and other locations across the country, HIMSS represents more than 14,000 individual members and some 220 member corporations that employ more than 1 million people. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare public policy and industry practices through its advocacy, educational and professional development initiatives to promote information and management systems’ contributions to ensuring quality patient care. Visit www.himss.org for more information.

Trademark Notes:  Caché is a trademark of InterSystems Corporation.  Other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

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