DALLAS, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Preventive Medicine®, the leader in disease prevention services, announced today that Chairman and CEO Christopher Fey will speak at the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference on Thursday, March 3, at the New York Palace Hotel.
Presentations at the two-day conference cover transitions in the healthcare services, pharmaceutical research, medical device development and benefits provider industries. The C-suite sessions aim to help investors identify short- and long-term healthcare marketplace opportunities and explain the mechanisms of healthcare delivery in the U.S. and abroad.
Fey will present an overview of The Prevention Plan™, 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™, making it the first health management program offered directly to consumers by a major retailer.
"With the rates of many chronic diseases rising in the U.S. and driving health care inflation, the time is right for proactive health management programs to experience dramatic growth," said Fey. "I aim to educate conference attendees on the significant benefits companies and institutions can achieve by implementing preventive health programs."
Fey will speak at 2:00 p.m. EST on Thursday March 3, 2011, in the Kennedy 1 room. A breakout session in the Stanford room will immediately follow at 2:25pm.
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™, 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™, 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.
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