NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) (“Company”), the largest independent global provider of well-being improvement solutions, today announced that its Board of Directors is exploring strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value. The Board has retained J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as its financial advisor to assist in its evaluation of strategic alternatives. While the Board conducts its process, the Company remains 100% focused on serving its customers. There can be no assurance that the Board’s process will result in any specific action, and the Company does not intend to disclose further developments unless and until its Board approves a specific action or otherwise concludes the review of strategic alternatives.
Forward Looking Statements
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Healthways 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 68 million people on four continents. Learn more at www.healthways.com.