October 23, 2002 Improving Quality of Care Through Telemedicine

HEALTH HERO NETWORK CEO TO SPEAK AT DISEASE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA CONFERENCE
Improving Quality of Disease Management Through Telemedicine

Mountain View, Calif. —Oct. 23, 2002— Health Hero Network, Inc. has announced that Steve Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Health Hero Network, will speak Saturday, Oct. 26th at the Disease Management Association of America Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Brown will participate in Plenary VI, Technology Advances in Healthcare, on Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m, in Salon E.

Mr. Brown will discuss a telemedicine-assisted model of disease management and present results from several recent implementations for diseases including asthma, hypertension, heart failure, and diabetes. The presentation will address current disease management trends, adaptation of telemedicine solutions, and ways to improve quality of care and compliance while reducing operational costs.

About Health Hero Network
Health Hero Network, Inc., founded in 1988 and headquartered in Mountain View, California, develops and licenses industry-leading technology solutions for health monitoring and management. The Health Hero® technology platform offers Internet-enabled care management tools, multiple patient interfaces, and a secure environment for data communications. The Company’s product line includes Health Buddy®, Health Buddy™ Web and other licensee devices for data collection and communications with patients, and iCare Desktop™, an Internet-based care management and research solution for healthcare professionals. Health Hero offers over a dozen standard health management programs delivering daily monitoring & education and promoting positive behavioral change for better chronic care with lower costs to the healthcare system. Health Hero Network technology is protected by over 50 issued U.S. patents. For more information about Health Hero Network, visit www.healthhero.com.