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U.S. Preventive Medicine® CEO Christopher Fey to Present at UBS 21st Annual Global Healthcare Services Conference

February 7, 2011

DALLAS, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. Preventive Medicine®, the leader in disease prevention services, announced today that Chairman and CEO Christopher Fey will speak at the UBS 21st Annual Global Healthcare Services Conference on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at the Grand Hyatt New York.

Presentations at the two-day conference cover the evolution of the healthcare services industry and health care reform in Washington, D.C. To help investors navigate this specialized and complex sector, the UBS Global Healthcare Services Conference brings together hundreds of industry leaders to identify near- and long-term marketplace opportunities and explain the mechanisms of healthcare delivery in the U.S. and abroad.

Fey will present an overview of The Prevention Plan(TM), the first health benefit program developed exclusively to help individuals learn about and address their top health risks as well as help employers lower health care costs and increase workforce productivity.

U.S. Preventive Medicine recently partnered with Sam’s Club to offer The Prevention Plan(TM), making it the first health management program offered directly to consumers by a major retailer. Via an online health assessment and at-home blood test, users can take the first step towards identifying their individual health risks. The Prevention Plan(TM) not only helps to identify risks and suggest steps to treat them, but also helps to identify existing diseases and recommend how best to manage those conditions.

“The Prevention Plan(TM) reflects an important transition in the health care industry’s shift from the reactive treatment of illness to the proactive preservation of health,” said Fey. “This is an especially important goal of health care reform with $200 million in wellness grants already set aside for small businesses across the country.”

Fey will speak at 10:00 a.m. on February 8, 2011.

About U.S. Preventive Medicine®

U.S. Preventive Medicine www.uspreventivemedicine.com 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 has developed The Prevention Plan(TM), an innovative health management program that is based on the clinical science of preventive medicine: primary (wellness and health promotion to keep healthy people healthy), secondary (screening for earlier detection/diagnosis) and tertiary (early evidence-based treatment to reduce complications and disability). The Prevention Plan(TM), which is available to consumers and employer groups, identifies each individual’s top health risks and designs a customized plan of action to reduce those risks, supported by health coaching, robust online tools and plan-wide challenges with incentives. The company is accredited in wellness and health promotion by NCQA and disease management by URAC.


    Contact:
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    Trish Kapustka, U.S. Preventive Medicine
    TKapustka@USPreventiveMedicine.com

    Russell Weigandt, Kwittken & Company
    646-747-7163
    rweigandt@kwitco.com

SOURCE U.S. Preventive Medicine


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