inVentiv Health Acquires Catalina Health

Two Leaders in Medication Adherence and Education Join Forces to Deliver Tailored, Multi-Channel Communications Across the Continuum of Care to Millions of Patients Nationwide

inVentivBURLINGTON, Mass. – October 31, 2013 –inVentiv Health, offering best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services, announced today that it has acquired Catalina Health, a subsidiary of Catalina, and combined the organization with Adheris, an inVentiv Health company.

With this acquisition, inVentiv Health’s Adheris becomes the nation’s largest provider of tailored, direct-to-patient medication adherence programs. Medication adherence programs, that include refill reminders and disease education, help millions of chronically ill people stay on their doctor-prescribed treatment, saving the healthcare system money and improving patient outcomes.

Both Adheris and Catalina Health work through pharmacies across the country to deliver adherence communications to millions of people. By joining forces, Adheris now has an unmatched reach through a network of more than 40 pharmacy partners composed of 30,000 pharmacies representing 65% of all retail prescriptions. Meanwhile, Adheris continues to rapidly grow its physician office network as a complement to its pharmacy network, allowing the company to reach even more patients with personalized communications across the continuum of care.

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