BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 5 Hooper Holmes(Amex: HH) today announced that the President of its Health and WellnessDivision, Christopher J. Behling, will be a speaker at the 2008 IntegratedCare Summit, co-hosted by DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance (DMAA) and theNational Association of Manufacturers (NAM). Mr. Behling will present onWednesday, September 10, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. in Hollywood, Florida.
Mr. Behling's presentation entitled "Effectively Implementing BiometricScreenings" will discuss the importance of wellness screenings, as they areoften the first interaction a participant has with the disease managementprocess. While using vendors to complete screenings is a logistical necessity,creating a consistent quality experience and a positive first impression forparticipants is crucial. Mr. Behling, along with Wendy Boehme, Director,Benefits, Noranda Aluminum, and Frazer Buntin, Senior Director, Operations,Healthways Inc., will outline the best practices from the viewpoints of anemployer, a disease management organization and a wellness screening provider.
The three-day conference is taking place from September 8-10, 2008 at theWestin Diplomat Resort in Hollywood, Florida. For more information pleasevisit www.dmaa.org/ics08/index.asp. In addition to Wednesday's presentation,Hooper Holmes will showcase its capabilities at exhibition booth #302.
About Hooper Holmes
Hooper Holmes is the leader in collecting personal health data andtransforming it into useful information, enabling customers to take actionsthat manage or reduce their risks and expenses. As the leading provider ofrisk assessment services for the insurance industry, Hooper Holmes providesinsurers with the widest range of medical exam, data collection, laboratorytesting and underwriting services in the industry.
With presence in over 250 markets and a network of thousands of examiners,Hooper Holmes can arrange a medical exam anywhere in the U.S. and deliver theresults to its customers. Each year we arrange more medical exams than anyother company and process 3.8 million specimens in our laboratory. We providea complete service for wellness, disease management, and managed carecompanies including scheduling support, fulfillment of supplies, bloodcollection kits, medical screenings, lab testing and data transmission. Weunderwrite 300,000 cases annually and complete more than two million telephoneinterviews.
This press release contains "forward-looking" statements, as such term isdefined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.Forward-looking statements included in this press release include, withoutlimitation, the expected reductions in expenses through productivityimprovements. These forward-looking statements are based on the Company'scurrent expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of risks,uncertainties and assumptions. Among the important factors that could causeactual results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by,these forward-looking statements are our ability to successfully implement ourbusiness strategy; uncertainty as to our working capital requirements over thenext 12 to 24 months; our ability to maintain compliance with the financialcovenants in our credit facility; our expectations regarding our operatingcash flows; and the rate of life insurance application activity. Additionalinformation about these and other factors that could affect the Company'sbusiness is set forth in the Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the yearended December 31, 2007, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission onMarch 17, 2008. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or release anyrevisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events orcircumstances after the date of this press release to reflect the occurrenceof unanticipated events, except as required by law.