NU Online News Service, April 22, 3:09 p.m. – Firepond Inc., Waltham, has introduced Insurance SalesPerformer, a system for distributing and selling health insurance through the Web.

The system can handle tasks such as managing prospects, configuring plans, generating quotes and enrolling new plan members, Firepond says.

Firepond introduced the system this weekend at a Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association conference in Westminster, Colo.