"No two individuals share the exact same health ecosystem, so no two individuals should have the same healthcare program," said Norman. "When employers and payers take steps to improve their ecosystems, improved health is achieved at the lowest possible cost to individuals, employers, plans, and society."
Alere ( www.alere.com) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. ( www.invernessmedical.com) (NYSE: IMA). Alere, a Latin verb, meaning "to care for" or "to support", offers the most patient-centered health management services available from a single provider in the industry. Alere services provide health interventions that are designed for the entire lifespan from pre-cradle (high-risk pregnancy and NICU management) to end-of-life care (complex care) as well as the continuum of health from wellness (health and productivity programs) and prevention to total health management of the individual for those having various chronic illnesses.
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