OREM, Utah, Dec. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ActiveCare Inc. (OTCBB:ACAR), a leader in diabetes management products and services for self-insured employers nationwide, today announced an expanded relationship with The American Health Data Institute (AHDI). Through AHDI's MVP Program, they expect to add over 300,000 new lives to their existing membership of 1,000,000 over the next 3 months. ActiveCare's expanded relationship with AHDI will now embed ActiveCare's diabetes management products and services into the MVP program. This will provide increased visibility into AHDI's diabetic population that is currently in excess of 100,000. It is anticipated that over the next 12 months, this program could add as many as 20,000 new members into ActiveCare's diabetes management and wellness solution.
"We are excited to expand our existing relationship with AHDI over the next 12 months," stated Michael Z. Jones, CEO of ActiveCare. "Over the past year our relationship with AHDI has grown significantly. We anticipate that the inclusion of ActiveCare's services into AHDI's MVP program will enable AHDI to more accurately monitor and contain the costs of its growing population of diabetics." This expanded relationship will enable ActiveCare to provide a greatly enhanced level of diabetes monitoring and care to the AHDI health plan members.
"AHDI is encouraged by the continued relationship with ActiveCare," stated Larry Dust, CEO of AHDI. "ActiveCare provides a unique solution to monitoring diabetes that we feel can provide us with a competitive advantage within our industry."
ActiveCare, Inc. provides patented diabetes and chronic disease management and wellness solutions that increase visibility, lower costs and provide real-time care for members resulting in improved outcomes. Utilizing state-of-the-art meters with embedded cellular technology, trained CareSpecialists can intervene in real-time and provide members with the support needed to control their disease 24 hours a day, every day. Headquartered in Orem, Utah and publicly traded on the OTC Bulletin Board under symbol ACAR, ActiveCare's solution is revolutionizing the way employers, individuals and their health plans monitor chronic disease. To learn more about ActiveCare, Inc., visit the website at www.activecare.com.
The American Health Data Institute (AHDI) is a data warehouse and targeted utilization management partner that combines all the necessary elements for controlling healthcare costs from both the demand and supply side of the healthcare equation. AHDI is a member of The Key Family of Companies. AHDI utilizes information provided by the employer including medical claims data, eligibility records and pharmacy as the source data. The AHDI data warehouse utilizes very sophisticated software to analyze the variances, cost drivers, cost trends and other significant clinical and financial factors that influence the costs of a health plan. Ordinary claims data is transformed into powerful, actionable intelligence. If you would like further information on the American Health Data Institute, please call: Nancy Blough, Executive Vice-President, at 803-396-4605; John Toledano, Executive Vice-President, at 803-396-4798, or Tom Satarino, President, at 317-284-7807.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act. Our actual results could differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including global economic conditions generally, regulatory uncertainty and economic pressure on the healthcare industry in particular, the governmental regulation of our products, manufacturing and marketing risks, adverse publicity risks, and risks associated with assimilating our recent acquisitions. The contents of this release should be considered in conjunction with the risk factors, warnings, and cautionary statements that are contained in our most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
CONTACT: Company Contact: Bryan Dalton, Director of Market Strategies ActiveCare, Inc. (877) 862-5545
Released December 16, 2014