SOURCE: Canopy Financial

Canopy Financial

November 03, 2009 08:30 ET

Canopy Partners With A.D.A.M., Integrates Best-In-Class Health and Wellness Content Into Leading CDH Platform HealthDirect

Through A.D.A.M.'s Medically Accurate Interactive Tools, Canopy's Health Plan and Financial Institution Clients Can Help Consumers Make Informed Decisions About Health and Wellness

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 3, 2009) - Canopy Financial, a pioneer in innovative healthcare banking technology solutions that connect healthcare and financial services, announced today it has partnered with A.D.A.M., Inc., a leading provider of healthcare information technology, integrating A.D.A.M.'s best-in-class health and wellness content directly into Canopy's industry-leading Consumer-Directed Healthcare (CDH) platform HealthDirect®. The relationship with A.D.A.M. provides the most consumer-friendly, comprehensive and engaging electronic consumer health content available. Through A.D.A.M.'s extensive suite of health-related information and tools, Canopy's health plan and financial institution clients will now be able to help their employer and consumer customers make more informed decisions about their health and long-term wellness.

"Canopy continues to drive and lead the paradigm shift towards consumerism in healthcare. Through our partnership with A.D.A.M., we can further empower the employer and consumer customers of our major health plan and financial institution clients, to make increasingly informed decisions about their health and long-term wellness. Health information and tools like those created by A.D.A.M. help consumers take greater control of their healthcare treatment and spending, and ultimately reduce their healthcare costs as they improve their overall health," said Vik Kashyap, CEO of Canopy Financial.

Key Features Of A.D.A.M.

--  Multimedia Encyclopedia - includes over 3,900 unique articles, 85,000
    internal hyperlinks, and 3,000 images
--  Symptom Navigator - offers a unique interactive online tool that helps
    consumers identify symptoms and possible causes, when to self-treat, and
    when to contact a medical professional.  Users simply click on an area of
    the body or select from a list of nearly 300 symptoms.
--  Wellness Tools - provides a set of six interactive calculators that
    help consumers compute their own values and determine how they compare to
    the average in areas that include:  Body Mass Index, Calorie Burner
    Counter, Target Heart Rate, Desirable Body Weight, and Nutritional Needs.

About A.D.A.M.

A.D.A.M. (NASDAQ: ADAM) is a leading provider of health information and benefits technology solutions to healthcare organizations, employers, consumers, and educational institutions. A.D.A.M.'s portfolio of products includes its award-winning Multimedia Encyclopedia and Benergy™, the leading benefits communication and healthcare decision support platform for small and mid-sized employers. A.D.A.M. content and technology solutions help consumers better understand their health, wellness and benefits, while helping healthcare organizations and employers reduce the costs of healthcare and benefits administration. For more information, visit or call 1-800-755-ADAM.

About Canopy Financial

Canopy is the fastest growing software company in America today, and the technology leader powering a fundamental paradigm shift towards consumerism in healthcare. Serving some of the world's largest healthcare and financial institutions, and administering millions of Consumer Directed Healthcare spending accounts, Canopy powers the development and delivery of complete healthcare banking services for both consumers and businesses. Founded in 2004, Canopy maintains offices in San Francisco, CA, Chicago, IL, and Plainsboro, NJ. For more information, please visit our web site at or call 1-866-960-4700.

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