BASKING RIDGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hooper Holmes (NYSE MKT:HH) today announced that it has been awarded a contract, one base and two option years by the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) in support of a designated trial targeting high-risk patients at 33 different VA medical centers nationwide. Hooper Holmes has been contracted to provide all bio-specimen collection from the study participants. Work under this contract recently commenced.
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Hooper Holmes is a leader in collecting personal health data and transforming it into useful information, enabling customers to take actions that manage or reduce their risks and expenses. With presence in hundreds of markets and a network of thousands of examiners, Hooper Holmes can arrange a medical exam anywhere in the U.S. and deliver the results to its customers.
Hooper Holmes has four divisions. Portamedic provides a wide range of medical exam services nationwide. Heritage Labs tests millions of samples annually and helps life insurers improve underwriting performance by better applying the predictive powers of today’s tests. Hooper Holmes Health & Wellness provides a complete service for wellness, disease management, and managed care companies including scheduling support, fulfillment of supplies, blood collection kits, medical screenings, lab testing and data transmission. Hooper Holmes Services reduces the insurance sales cycle through integrated data collection, tele-interviewing and underwriting services.