BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hooper Holmes, Inc. (Amex: HH) today announced that its Portamedic, Heritage Labs and Underwriting Solutions divisions will exhibit at the 2007 6th Annual Association of Home Office Underwriters (AHOU) Conference from October 21-24, 2007. The conference, Passport to Excellence, is sponsored by AHOU and is being held at The Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto, Canada. Hooper Holmes and its Portamedic, Heritage Labs and Underwriting Solutions divisions will be sharing their technologies and industry experience at conference booths 21, 22 and 23.
Hooper Holmes' Portamedic, Heritage Labs and Underwriting Solutions divisions provide customers in the life insurance industry with premiere exam services, lab testing and underwriting support.
-- With a presence in over 250 local markets and a network of more than
9,000 examiners, Portamedic can arrange a medical exam anywhere in the
U.S. and deliver the results to its customers.
-- Processing about 3.8 million specimens a year, Heritage Labs is on the
cutting edge of testing technology as an FDA registered manufacturer of
blood collection kits and one of the first national labs to integrate
and automate lab instrumentation into one bar code.
-- Hooper Holmes Underwriting Solutions division underwrites more than
300,000 cases a year, with a fully certified, full-time staff of
professional underwriters averaging more than 13 years' experience.
"We are dedicated to helping our clients meet their most important challenges and are focused on continued technological improvement and growing our local service teams," said James Calver, President and CEO of Hooper Holmes. "In our Portamedic division alone, we are doubling our imaging network to carry 100% of our cases and will have them all available online. We are also implementing a new quality review that will assure accuracy on all exams. And our centralized managed scheduling centers will have trained, U.S.-based schedulers working six days a week, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. This is just a part of our on-going effort to ensure that the highest quality end product is delivered and customer satisfaction is guaranteed."
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 3.8 million specimens in our laboratory. We provide 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. 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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