Verity Inc. and eFORCE Inc. have announced an agreement to provide healthcare organizations with an integrated portal solution designed to lower costs and increase information exchange. The agreement calls for both companies to co-market and co-sell their respective technologies to each other's client base in the healthcare arena. With this agreement, joint customers will be able to leverage Verity K2 Enterprise's advanced search, classification and recommendation capabilities within a portal framework consisting of repeatable processes, methodologies, and technology deployed using the eFORCE Global Delivery Model. eFORCE provides a portal solution that is designed to enable healthcare providers to better manage collaboration with their patient's insurers. The company's Web-based self-service portal supports the electronic processing of eligibility, claims, and benefits.