SPRINGFIELD, Pa., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuum announced today the acquisition of Health Calls from ACHP, Inc. Health Calls is a telephonic-based health intervention program that produces lower healthcare costs, improved health status, and increased employee satisfaction and productivity for its client companies and individual participants. In the Health Calls program, trained and credentialed counselors are supported by specialized proprietary software and a variety of screening programs to identify those employees most at risk for serious health problems. These employees then receive targeted confidential personal coaching and supporting materials to help them achieve positive health and lifestyle changes. "Leading organizations are recognizing the relationship between employee health and productivity," noted Peter Hotz, Continuum's Founder and President. "There is a concurrent need to provide the infrastructure and tools to facilitate the advancement of healthy lifestyles. We believe that individualized health and wellness counseling for high-risk individuals is a necessary component in the shifting of responsibility for health to the individual, which many believe is the most optimal method of controlling overall health and benefit costs." Continuum is the first national organization to provide integrated occupational health and managed care services for the workplace. The Company's comprehensive approach to employee health includes preventive and compliance-related services, health promotion and fitness services, and workers' compensation and disability management. Continuum offers multiple service delivery capabilities, including a national Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO), a wide variety of on-site facilities and services, and mobile health units covering North America. Continuum's health management solutions result in reduced costs, improved employee productivity and increased administrative efficiency. For more information on Continuum, please visit the company's web site at www.continuumhc.com.