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Charles A. Peck, M.D., F.A.C.P. Joins LifeMasters as New Medical Director Focused on Client Experience
Date:10/2/2007

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeMasters Supported SelfCare, Inc., a leading provider of health promotion and disease management programs and services, today announced the appointment of Charles A. Peck, M.D., F.A.C.P. as vice president and medical director, client experience. Dr. Peck will be responsible for working proactively with clients to optimize their health promotion and disease management offerings, as well as creating a client CMO advisory board -- designed to share and develop best practices between organizations that utilize health promotion and disease management programs.

"Dr. Peck's background within the hospital, physician, payor, employer and academic environments makes him uniquely qualified to interface with the diverse constituencies within our client and participant base," said Christobel Selecky, CEO of LifeMasters. "His experience in healthcare system management, physician enterprise performance improvement, clinical care redesign, eCommerce, value creation, change enablement, leadership training, and risk management provides a strong foundation for the work he will be doing with our clients and prospective clients."

Dr. Peck is an internist and rheumatologist and brings to LifeMasters more than 28 years of healthcare experience as a clinician, scientist, medical school faculty member, administrator, medical director, and partner in a worldwide healthcare consulting company. Prior to joining LifeMasters, Dr. Peck was chief medical officer of Take Care Health Systems, a convenient care clinic operator, for which he ran the medical department. He has also held positions as president, Southeast and Northeast Regions, healthcare delivery, Aetna; partner, Arthur Andersen Business Consulting Practice; regional medical director, Aetna Health Plans; executive medical and administrative director, University Suburban IPA; and associate clinical professor of medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

"I look forward to working with Life Masters' clients to ensure our programs are bringing them maximum value," said Dr. Peck. "Through frequent interactions, we will be able to ensure their programs are evolving to meet their needs."

Dr. Peck received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and his bachelor's degree from Emory University. He is a published author and has been a featured speaker at national meetings of the Governance Institute, American College of Physician Executives, Healthcare Financial Management Association, American College of Healthcare Executives, and the American Association of Medical Colleges.

About LifeMasters Supported SelfCare, Inc.

LifeMasters Supported SelfCare, Inc. is a leading provider of health promotion and disease management programs and services that create health partnerships among individuals, their physicians and payors. Its mission is to empower individuals to achieve and maintain optimal health. The programs improve quality of care for people with risk factors and chronic conditions, reduce healthcare cost trends for payors and provide decision-support tools and information for physicians. LifeMasters offers programs for individuals with diabetes, congestive heart failure (CHF), coronary artery disease (CAD), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hypertension and asthma (all of which are fully accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and URAC), cancer, metabolic syndrome and musculo-skeletal pain. LifeMasters' programs are holistically focused, support co-morbidities such as depression and facilitate lifestyle changes such as smoking cessation and weight loss. LifeMasters provides services to over 650,000 people throughout the nation.

Founded in 1994 by a physician, LifeMasters works with some of the nation's leading health plans, employers, retirement systems and governmental organizations, including Aetna, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio, and Presbyterian Health Services in New Mexico. More information about LifeMasters can be found at http://www.lifemasters.com or by calling 1-800-777-1307.

Media Contact: Barbara Gideon

(650) 829-5287

bgideon@lifemasters.com


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