BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hooper Holmes (Amex: HH) today announced the completion of its 50,000th participant screening for health and wellness companies, marking another milestone in bringing national coverage and consistency to the screening of groups and individuals, the gathering of personal health data, and the reporting of results.
"This milestone, and the rapid rate at which it was achieved, demonstrates that the market is recognizing the value of gathering data to support decisions regarding interventional health programs," said James D. Calver, President and CEO of Hooper Holmes. "We have a solid sales pipeline and expect further profitable growth as our client base expands and existing clients request additional services."
Hooper Holmes began offering its integrated suite of services to wellness and disease management organizations earlier this year after completing several months of successful trials. This new Health and Wellness service takes advantage of Hooper Holmes' ability to arrange a medical exam anywhere in the U.S., and leverages the company's state-of-the-art testing laboratory and medical device manufacturer, Heritage Labs.
About Hooper Holmes Health and Wellness
Hooper Holmes Health and Wellness service is a "one-stop shop" for wellness and disease management companies, providing scheduling support, fulfillment of supplies, blood collection kits, medical screenings, lab testing, and data transmission. As a result, these companies can now reach more participants, gather more participant data earlier in the disease management process, better target interventional health support services and more easily reach participants on their terms, at work or at home.
About Hooper Holmes
Hooper Holmes is the 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. As the leading provider of risk assessment services for the insurance industry, Hooper Holmes provides insurers with the widest range of medical exam, data collection, laboratory testing and underwriting services in the industry.
With presence in over 250 markets and a network of more than 9,000 examiners, Hooper Holmes can arrange a medical exam anywhere in the U.S. and deliver the results to its customers. Each year we arrange more than 2.3 million medical exams and process about the same number of samples in our laboratory. We underwrite 300,000 cases annually and complete more than two million telephone interviews. We are also a leading provider of medical claims evaluation services used by property and casualty insurance carriers, law firms, self-insureds and third-party administrators to handle personal injury and accident claims.
Certain information contained herein includes information that is forward- looking. The matters referred to in forward-looking statements may be affected by the risks and uncertainties involving the Company's business. These forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by cautionary statements contained in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The Company disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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