SOURCE: Equity Markets Inc

June 28, 2011 09:00 ET

Research Report on Continucare Corporation and Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. - Health Care Continuing to Heal

MACAU--(Marketwire - Jun 28, 2011) - Today, announced its research report highlighting Continucare Corporation (NYSE: CNU) and Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. (NYSE Amex: MDF). Full content and research is available at

Several new innovations within the healthcare field have maintained an influx of new interest to the industry. Combining medical technology with human touch, the healthcare industry diagnoses, treats, and administers care around the clock -- responding to the needs of millions of people. Occupational projections show concentrated growth within the industry, a result of the growing demand for improved medical care in both developed and developing economies. The global medical industry is one of the world's fastest growing, absorbing over 10% of the Gross Domestic Product of most developed countries.

Equity Markets has reviewed Continucare Corporation as a provider of primary care physician services. Through its network of 18 medical centers, the Company provides primary care medical services on an outpatient basis. It also provides medical management services to independent physician affiliates (IPAs). All of its medical centers and IPAs are located in Miami-Dade, Broward and Hillsborough Counties, Florida. As of June 30, 2010, Continucare provided services to or for approximately 25,700 patients on a risk basis and approximately 9,000 patients on a limited or non-risk basis. Additionally, it provided services to over 6,000 patients on a non-risk fee-for-service basis. The full research report on Continucare Corporation (NYSE: CNU) is available here:

Equity Markets is covering Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. as it provides and arranges for medical care to Medicare Advantage beneficiaries in the State of Florida who have enrolled in health plans operated by Humana, Inc. Humana is one of the participants in the Medicare Advantage program in the United States. The Company also operated a health maintenance organization (the HMO), which provided healthcare benefits to Medicare Advantage beneficiaries in 13 Florida counties. The full research report on Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. (NYSE Amex: MDF) is available here:

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