HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care industry intelligence, announced today that John Schrefer has joined the organization as president. Mr. Schrefer has twenty-eight years of health care publishing experience.

Immediately prior to joining HealthLeaders-InterStudy, Mr. Schrefer was the Vice President of Marketing in the Health Sciences Division of Elsevier, a Reed Elsevier company and world-leading publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services. While at Elsevier he had responsibility for the strategic and tactical marketing for over 6,000 print and electronic products covering all healthcare professions and spanning academic textbooks to online professional resources.

HealthLeaders-InterStudy is owned by Decision Resources, Inc., one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and health care issues. Peter Hoenigsberg, the CEO of Decision Resources, comments on Mr. Schrefer's appointment: "I have long admired John's business acumen and commitment to customers and employees. I feel certain that he will add a new dimension to not only HealthLeaders-InterStudy, but to the overall strategies and goals of Decision Resources."

"The leadership at HealthLeaders-InterStudy has worked hard to build a superior team that has a strong belief in community," said John Schrefer, president of HealthLeaders-InterStudy. "I hope to continue to foster this type of environment as we take the wealth of new ideas that we have as an organization and create products and services that significantly impact our clients' businesses. My focus will center on creating an even more powerful brand for HealthLeaders-InterStudy and identifying areas of opportunity for new products."

Mr. Schrefer has also held executive positions in other areas within Elsevier and at Mosby Consumer Health. Mr. Schrefer has a wife and four children.

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