Alere to Attend the Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference on June 5, 2012

May 23, 2012, 20:20 ET from Alere Inc.

WALTHAM, Mass., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference, being held June 4 to June 7, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt, New York, New York.  Jon Russell, Vice President, Finance, will attend.  Mr. Russell's presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. EDT.

By developing new capabilities in near-patient diagnosis, monitoring and health management, Alere enables individuals to take charge of improving their health and quality of life at home.  Alere's global leading products and services, as well as its new product development efforts, focus on cardiology, infectious disease, toxicology, diabetes, oncology and women's health.  Alere is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

SOURCE Alere Inc.