WALTHAM, Mass., May 23, 2013 /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 information technology, announced today that it will attend the Jefferies 2013 Global Healthcare Conference being held on June 3 - 6 at the Grand Hyatt, New York City. Jon Russell, Vice President, Finance, will attend. Mr. Russell's presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. ET. About Alere By developing new capabilities in near-patient diagnosis, monitoring and health information technology, 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 and diabetes. Alere is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. For more information regarding Alere, please visit www.alere.com. SOURCE Alere Inc.