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GMIS APPOINTS NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED MANAGED CARE EXPERT TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 GMIS APPOINTS NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED
 MANAGED CARE EXPERT TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- GMIS Inc. (NASDAQ: GMIS), one of the leading developers and marketers of innovative clinically based cost containment solutions for the insurance industry, today announced the appointment of Robert J. Becker, M.D., to its board of directors.
 Becker is a recognized expert on managed care and cost containment issues. He is the founder of HealthCare COMPARE, the largest independent managed care company in the nation.
 Prior to his association with HealthCare COMPARE, he spent 26 years as a board certified allergist and immunologist. While in private practice, Becker founded the Quad River Foundation for Medical Care. Subsequently, he assumed major responsibilities for Medicare, Medicaid and private sector utilization review activities.
 Presently, Becker is chairman emeritus of HealthCare COMPARE, serves on the Business Advisory Council of the University of Illinois, and is on the board of directors of the American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations (AAPPO), as well as the American Managed Care and Review Association (AMCRA).
 "I am delighted that Dr. Becker has agreed to join the GMIS board of directors," commented Thomas Owens, president and CEO of GMIS. "He brings a great deal of experience and insight in the managed care industry with him. I know he will be a definite asset to us here."
 "It isn't often that one gets the opportunity to work with such a recognized authority and entrepreneur who has such a well recognized track record in building companies. We all look forward to a continued and productive relationship in the future," Owens concluded.
 One of the founders of the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) and co-chair of Utilization Review Section of AMCRA, Becker also serves on the board of directors of the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). In 1988 he received the Arthur Young/Venture Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
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