ArlenGroup Expands Employer Health Management Services With Key Hire

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 General News J E 4
SAN FRANCISCO, July 7 Dr. Kyra Bobinet has joinedArlenGroup as Director of Population Health Management services. Dr. Bobinetwill lead ArlenGroup's continued expansion of worksite health promotionservices that include strategies and programs to improve employee health,lower insurance costs and improve worker productivity.

Dr. Bobinet is specially qualified for this role, bringing ArlenGroup'sclients a unique combination of academic and professional experience. Inaddition to earning her MD at UCSF, Dr. Bobinet holds a Masters of PublicHealth in Healthcare Management from Harvard University. She has worked inthe pharmaceutical industry and has a wealth of experience in drivingbehavioral change through her development of a successful non-profitorganization in San Francisco.

"We are thrilled to have a person of Kyra's accomplishment and staturejoin our firm," said ArlenGroup CEO Roger Arlen. "With over 60% of healthcosts arising from modifiable factors, the next frontier in employee benefitswill focus on the way in which we help employees and their dependents reducemodifiable health risks and improve their physical and mental health."

"Employers are hungry for new solutions to the economic challengesassociated with poor health," said Dr. Bobinet. "ArlenGroup offers acompelling and integrated means of addressing insurance design andprocurement, benefit plan administration, employee communication and healthpromotion. We have a lot of work ahead of us, but given the potential returnon investment for employers, I believe we can make a measurable andsustainable difference for them."

Arlen added, "Our clients make huge investments in human capital and theyare now looking to invest responsibly in best practices that minimize theinsurance and productivity costs associated with poor health. Employers thatare serious about managing health costs need experienced people like Kyra ontheir team, and we're delighted to be able to make that happen."

ArlenGroup is a full-service employee benefit firm that providesintegrated solutions to help employers maximize their investment humancapital. ArlenGroup delivers five core services -- consulting, insurancebrokerage, employee communications, population health management and fullbenefit administration outsourcing, providing employers with a single,in-depth resource for strategic and administrative benefit management. Formore information, visit

SOURCE ArlenGroup


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