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
"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.
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