Delivers Complimentary Health Screenings for All Participants
Showcases Innovations to Improve Outcomes, Lower Costs
BASKING RIDGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hooper Holmes (NYSE Amex:HH) has been announced as the official screening sponsor at The Forum 11, the leading conference in wellness, prevention and chronic care management, September 7 to 9, in San Francisco, CA. The conference is being held at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O’Farrell Street.
Hosted by the Care Continuum Alliance with support from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, The Forum 11 showcases the science and practical applications of workplace wellness and health promotion. The conference explores the latest developments in engagement and incentives, health IT solutions, outcomes measurement, accountable care, the medical home and other new models of health care service delivery.
“Health information technology, health care reform, new payment and delivery models are engineering fundamental change in American health care,” said Ransom J. Parker, President and CEO of Hooper Holmes. “Our local health professionals and biometric screening capabilities play important roles in that change. We are proud of the work we do to help our customers drive ever-higher engagement levels in their programs, and honored to continue our strong support of the Care Continuum Alliance.”
Hooper Holmes Health & Wellness will operate a fully equipped health screening station at the conference. All conference attendees will receive a comprehensive health screening.
As part of the Company’s presence at The Forum 11, participants will be introduced to innovative new resources including IncentiSoft, a powerful new technology platform for the design, management and administration of results-based wellness programs.
About the Care Continuum Alliance
The Care Continuum Alliance represents more than 200 corporate and individual stakeholders--including wellness, disease and care management organizations, pharmaceutical manufacturers and benefits managers, health information technology innovators, biotechnology innovators, employers, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals, and researchers and academicians. Visit the Care Continuum Alliance online at www.carecontinuum.org.
About Hooper Holmes
Hooper Holmes is a leader in collecting personal health data and transforming it into useful information, enabling customers to take actions that manage or reduce their risks and expenses. With presence in hundreds of markets and a network of thousands of examiners, Hooper Holmes can arrange a medical exam anywhere in the U.S. and deliver the results to its customers.
Hooper Holmes has four divisions. Portamedic provides a wide range of medical exam services nationwide. Heritage Labs tests millions of samples annually and helps life insurers improve underwriting performance by better applying the predictive powers of today’s tests. Hooper Holmes Health & Wellness provides a complete service for wellness, disease management, and managed care companies including scheduling support, fulfillment of supplies, blood collection kits, medical screenings, lab testing and data transmission. Hooper Holmes Services reduces the insurance sales cycle through integrated data collection, tele-interviewing and underwriting services.
This press release contains “forward-looking” statements, as such term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on the Company’s current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements are our ability to successfully implement our business strategy; uncertainty as to our working capital requirements over the next 12 to 24 months; our ability to maintain compliance with the financial covenant in our credit facility; our expectations regarding our operating cash flows; and the rate of life insurance application activity. Additional information about these and other factors that could affect the Company’s business is set forth in the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 14, 2011. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this press release to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as required by law.
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