MONROVIA, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health solutions company Stayhealthy, Inc. announced today that the Honorable Tommy G. Thompson, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and Governor of Wisconsin, was elected to serve as Chairman of the Board. This move is an important step forward in the company's growth as it continues to expand its personalized health improvement solutions in clinical, community and corporate wellness settings.
"In order to improve health and reduce health care costs in the U.S., we must develop and apply inventive health and wellness solutions," said Thompson. "By connecting employers, health plans and physicians with retailers, fitness centers and other community-based partners through its proprietary technology platform, Stayhealthy provides an unprecedented capability to improve health outcomes of not only employees, but spouses, dependents, and retirees as well. Community-based health care models that provide convenient and inexpensive access to health assessment and wellness programs for all consumers would contribute greatly to solving our country's health care crisis."
"Stayhealthy is dedicated to improving Americans' health through our wellness technologies," said John Collins, CEO of Stayhealthy. "The addition of Tommy Thompson provides Stayhealthy with strong health care business and policy leadership and expertise and can help us navigate an increasingly complex health care and regulatory environment."
The Stayhealthy Total Body Composition Management System is an FDA-cleared technology solution that measures and monitors body composition – including percent body fat, lean mass and hydration. This innovative technology is integrated with a powerful online portal to engage, motivate and empower individuals to take control of their health by providing an accurate, personalized approach to assess health risks, set personal goals, track health da
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