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Cambridge, Mass. – March 21, 2005 – InterSystems Corporation, the leading application platform provider in healthcare, today announced the appointment of Kerry Stratton as Managing Director, Healthcare.

Building on more than three decades of experience in delivering technology solutions to healthcare organizations worldwide, Stratton will play a central role in global sales initiatives and in the ongoing development and execution of InterSystems’ healthcare strategy for its database and integration platforms. “Kerry brings a wealth of healthcare experience to InterSystems,” said Paul Grabscheid, InterSystems Vice President, Strategic Planning. “His background uniquely combines extensive first hand experience in healthcare and IT with the proven vision and leadership needed to provide enterprise-scale healthcare information systems in global markets. We are very pleased that he is joining InterSystems as a key member of the team that is focused on leading the way in healthcare technology innovation.”

Prior to joining InterSystems, Stratton was Chief Executive of TrakHealth, a recognized innovator in healthcare. He founded TrakHealth in 1991 and led the company on a path that began with delivering departmental software applications to hospitals in Australia and led to leadership in providing advanced, fully integrated hospital information systems to more than 300 healthcare organizations in 20 countries. Stratton built TrakHealth on a foundation of experience that included serving as Managing Director at Heyden-Spike, an Australian provider of healthcare and transportation applications. In addition, Stratton was Director of Détente Systems, a company that develops, sells and supports laboratory, radiology and other clinical systems and has since been acquired by Reston, VA-based QuadraMed Corp. He also worked as IT Director for P&O, a leading shipping firm in the UK. He graduated from the Institute of Medical Technology in Sydney, Australia and began his career as a medical scientist for Pathology and Allied Services, one of the largest medical testing laboratories in Sydney, Australia.

“I’m tremendously excited about the opportunity to help InterSystems fulfill its commitment to deliver innovative software technology on a global basis,” Stratton said. “My passion has always been healthcare. I’m focused on using software to improve the quality of care delivery across the entire healthcare spectrum. Working with a company like InterSystems will enable me to achieve that goal in markets around the world.”

About InterSystems

Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, InterSystems Corporation ( 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.

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

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