OLATHE, Kan., Oct. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hooper Holmes, Inc. (NYSE MKT:HH), a national leader in corporate wellness and health screenings, is pleased to announce that following the success of earlier pilots, Wellness Support Now for Channel Partners will formally become part of Hooper's suite of products and services.  Leveraging Hooper's network of more than 10,000 Health Professionals nationwide, Hooper's wellness vendor partners can now choose to offer a health consultation upgrade, immediately following an onsite screening, whereby the Professional Health Educators are able to inform participants of other health improvement programs available as they continue their journey to better health.

"The program is a win-win for all," said Henry Dubois, President and CEO of Hooper Holmes, Inc.  "Our Professional Health Educators leverage a face-to-face teachable moment to instruct participants and help them find the right wellness programs, at the right time.  Our wellness vendor partners benefit from increased enrollment and engagement into their respective health improvement programs while reducing administrative expenses and improving the member experience.  Indications from clients already on Hooper's Wellness Support Now platform are promising as participant enrollment into Health Coaching programs has increased 40%-50%+."

As part of Wellness Support Now, Professional Health Educators will capitalize on access to real-time health information via Hooper's proprietary ScreeningPro tablet technology and kick-start a member's journey to better health.  The Health Educators guide participants into the right action plans and health improvement programs based on the participant's health risk profile.  Hooper's wellness vendor partners are able to deliver a more cohesive, positive member experience while generating savings from improved efficiency and more effective participant engagement outreach.

For additional information or to submit a request for a proposal, please contact us.

About Hooper HolmesHooper Holmes mobilizes a national network of health professionals to provide on-site health screenings, laboratory testing, risk assessment and sample collection services to wellness and disease management companies, employers and brokers, government organizations and academic institutions nationwide. Under the Accountable Health Solutions brand, the Company combines smart technology, healthcare and behavior change expertise to offer comprehensive health and wellness programs that improve health, increase efficiencies and reduce healthcare delivery costs.

For further information:Hooper Holmes, Inc.Henry E. DuboisPresident and CEO(913) 764-1045Investors: Andrew BergerS.M. Berger & Company(216) 464-6400

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