Healthways Names Donato Tramuto, CEO of Physicians Interactive, to Board of Directors

  Healthways Names Donato Tramuto, CEO of Physicians Interactive, to Board of
  Directors

Business Wire

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- June 10, 2013

Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ: HWAY), the world’s largest well-being improvement
company, announced today that Donato Tramuto, CEO and Vice Chairman of
Physicians Interactive, the leading provider of online and mobile clinical
resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, was named to the
Healthways Board of Directors.

“As a leader and pioneer in healthcare technologies, we are pleased to add the
industry knowledge and talents of Donato Tramuto to the Healthways Board of
Directors,” said Ben Leedle, CEO of Healthways. “Donato will bring valuable
strategic insights to our Board from his 30 years working as a healthcare
innovator. We are looking forward to his contributions as Healthways continues
to provide our comprehensive well-being improvement solutions to health plans,
health systems and employers around the world.”

During his career, Tramuto led organizations that developed several key
healthcare advancements in the areas of HIV/AIDS disease management, drug
development programs, and safety signal detection programs. In 2005, 2009 and
2012, he was selected by PharmaVoice as one of the Top 100 Most Inspirational
Healthcare Leaders in the Life Sciences Industry. As the CEO and Vice Chairman
of Physicians Interactive, Tramuto has led the company’s transformation into a
leading healthcare provider resource for medical information, medication
sampling, patient benefits and mobile decision support.

Tramuto is one of the founders of Physicians Interactive and has served as its
Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman since 2008. Also, he served as
President of the Physicians Interactive Division of Allscripts. From 2004 to
2006, Tramuto was Chief Executive Officer of i3, a global pharmaceutical
services company that was part of Ingenix (a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group
Incorporated). Prior to joining Ingenix, Tramuto was one of the founders of
Protocare, Inc., a large provider of drug development services, where he
served as Chief Executive and President of the Protocare Sciences Division and
Corporate Officer of Protocare from 1998 to 2003. Prior to co-founding
Protocare, Tramuto served as General Manager of the Home Health Care Business
Unit and Corporate Vice President of Marketing/Healthcare at Caremark.

In addition to Tramuto, Healthways Board of Directors includes: John W.
Ballantine, J. Cris Bisgard, M.D., M.P.H., Thomas G. Cigarran, Mary Jane
England, M.D., Ben R. Leedle, Jr., C Warren Neel, Ph.D, William D. Novelli,
Alison Taunton-Rigby, Ph.D., John A. Wickens and Kevin G. Wills.

About Healthways

Healthways (NASDAQ: HWAY) is the largest independent global provider of
well-being improvement solutions. Dedicated to creating a healthier world one
person at a time, the Company uses the science of behavior change to produce
and measure positive change in well-being for our customers, which include
employers, integrated health systems, hospitals, physicians, health plans,
communities and government entities. We provide highly specific and
personalized support for each individual and their team of experts to optimize
each participant’s health and productivity and to reduce health-related costs.
Results are achieved by addressing longitudinal health risks and care needs of
everyone in a given population. The Company has scaled its proprietary
technology infrastructure and delivery capabilities developed over 30 years
and now serves approximately 45 million people on four continents. Learn more
at www.healthways.com.

Contact:

Healthways
Kelly Motley, 615-614-4984
kelly.motley@healthways.com
 
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