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Summit Health, U.S. Preventive Medicine Agree to Continue Worksite Screening Partnership
Date:5/25/2010

U.S. Preventive Medicine extends disease prevention partnership with Summit, helping people understand and tackle their health risks

Southfield, MI (Vocus) May 25, 2010 -- U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. has chosen to renew its three-year partnership with Summit Health to advance the company’s national preventive health agenda.

Under the contract, Summit Health will continue to provide worksite health screening programs for U.S. Preventive Medicine. A workplace screening is the foundation for the company’s high-tech, high-touch prevention benefit called The Prevention Plan. Summit Health's biometric screening is a crucial component in helping The Prevention Plan to identify a participant’s top health risks, provide a personalized plan to improve and sustain his/her health status, and to reduce the risk of disease onset and progression.

"Our partnership and ability to integrate with U.S. Preventive Medicine gives employers the seamless, high-touch and high-quality integrated health management that is vital for long-term employee engagement and return on wellness investment,” said Richard Penington, president of Summit Health. “I’m delighted that we will continue to work with U.S. Preventive Medicine and support their important mission of prevention."

“The Prevention Plan is a complete program based on high-tech, high-touch assessments and interventions that help people understand and tackle their health risks,” said Christopher Fey, Chairman and CEO of U.S. Preventive Medicine. “Blood tests and biometric screenings are an integral component of this customized program and Summit Health has been instrumental in helping us take this program into the worksites of many of our national clients.”

“Employers, government agencies and individuals finally understand the power of prevention in lowering health care costs, and we’re pleased to work with Summit Health as our growth accelerates,” Fey added.

About U.S. Preventive Medicine
U.S. Preventive Medicine® is leading a global preventive health movement focused on saving lives and money by keeping people healthy and better managing chronic conditions before they progress. The company provides an integrated continuum of prevention programs—primary, secondary and tertiary—that are based on the clinical science of preventive medicine. The Prevention Plan™, the world’s first preventive health benefit, moves beyond traditional wellness to identify each individual’s top health risks and design a customized plan of action supported 24/7 by nurse coaches. The company is accredited in wellness and health promotion by NCQA and disease management by URAC.

About Summit Health, Inc.
Founded in 1999, Summit Health is now the nation’s highest rated provider of on-site wellness programs, including health screenings, immunizations, coaching, and educational seminars. This focus on quality of service has earned Summit Health customers that include all leading health plans and over 80 Fortune 500 companies. Summit Health supports all sizes of companies in every zip code. Summit Health differentiates itself through excellence in regulatory and quality compliance, program management, data and claims expertise and the participant experience. For more information, visit http://www.SummitHealth.com.

Media Contacts

Pauline Reisner
Summit Health
734-332-0476

Elrond Lawrence
Fisher Vista, LLC for Summit Health
831-632-2183

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