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MedAssurant CEO Appointed to Care Continuum Alliance (CCA) Board of Directors

October 15, 2010

BOWIE, Md., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ — MedAssurant Inc., a leading provider of data-driven healthcare solutions, today announced that the Care Continuum Alliance (CCA), formally known as the Disease Management Association of America (DMAA), a leading organization focused on population health improvement, has named Keith Dunleavy, MD, president and CEO of MedAssurant, as a new Board of Director member. This announcement was made during CCA’s 12th annual meeting, The Forum 10, in Washington, D.C.

“Keith Dunleavy, a physician and highly regarded expert in data-driven healthcare analytics and care management, reflects the growing diversity of the stakeholders in our association and the industry we represent,” said Care Continuum Alliance President and CEO Tracey Moorhead. “His extensive expertise in the areas of risk adjustment, care management, and quality measurement and improvement will be invaluable in helping us find new strategies to positively impact patient outcomes and the overall industry.”

Since the originating days of MedAssurant in 1998, Dr. Dunleavy’s focus has been on the development of solutions which leverage the benefits of healthcare data analytics in identifying, targeting, and closing gaps in clinical quality, care management, utilization, outcomes, and risk data accuracy. Dr. Dunleavy added, “I strongly believe in the Care Continuum Alliance’s mission and I am honored to join its Board of Directors. I am proud to partner with this important organization in order to help continue raising the quality of care and improving health outcomes, while reducing costs.”

About the Care Continuum Alliance

The Care Continuum Alliance (CCA) convenes all stakeholders providing services along the care continuum toward the goal of population health improvement. These care continuum services include strategies such as health and wellness promotion, disease management, and care coordination. The Care Continuum Alliance promotes the role of population health improvement in raising the quality of care, improving health outcomes and reducing preventable health care costs for individuals with chronic conditions and those at risk of developing chronic conditions. CCA activities in support of these efforts include advocacy, research and the promotion of best practices in care management.

The Care Continuum Alliance represents more than 200 corporate and individual stakeholders–wellness, disease and care management organizations, pharmaceutical manufacturers and benefits managers, health information technology innovators, biotechnology innovators, employers, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals, and researchers and academicians. Visit CCA at www.carecontinuum.org.

About MedAssurant Inc.

MedAssurant Inc. is a leading technology-enabled healthcare solutions provider focused on the importance of healthcare data and its ability to drive dramatic, objective improvement in clinical and quality outcomes, care management and financial performance throughout the healthcare community. Proprietary healthcare datasets, aggregation and analysis capabilities, combined with a national infrastructure of leading-edge technology, clinical prowess and deep human resources, empowers MedAssurant’s advanced generation of healthcare assessment and improvement through highly informed solutions. Driven by a mission to improve today’s healthcare landscape, the employees of MedAssurant proudly apply care, ingenuity and dedication to delivering a new approach to healthcare touching more than 100 million Americans – one driven by data and insight – one resulting in meaningful action. Please visit www.medassurant.com for more information.


    Contacts:

    Russo Partners LLC on behalf of MedAssurant Inc.
    Chantal Beaudry
    Phone: 212-845-4272
    chantal.beaudry@russopartnersllc.com

    MedAssurant Inc.
    Alex Burgess
    4321 Collington Road
    Bowie, Maryland 20716
    Phone: 301-809-4000
    aburgess@medassurant.com

SOURCE MedAssurant Inc.


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