HCPro, Inc. Appoints Brian K. Bussey as Chief Executive Officer

Press Releases, December 18, 2009

HCPro, Inc., the leading provider of educational and information solutions for the healthcare regulatory compliance and management markets, announced today the appointment of Brian K. Bussey as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 11, 2010.

Mr. Bussey brings more than 20 years experience in the information and education markets. Prior to joining HCPro, Brian spent eight years at Elsevier, most recently as President of the Mosby MCS business unit, where he dramatically increased revenues and profits by launching innovative clinical information products designed to improve healthcare quality. He was also instrumental in leading the acquisitions of MC Strategies, Gold Standard, and CPM Resource Center. Prior to joining Elsevier, Mr. Bussey held CEO and general management positions with Blossom Software, Base 10, Inc., and Pearson Education.

Michael Furey, Principal at Halyard Capital, the lead investor in HCPro, said: "We are delighted that Brian will be joining HCPro. He has a deep understanding of the importance in leveraging technology to integrate information into customer workflows to deliver value and improve outcomes. Brian's high energy and customer-centric leadership will play an integral role in the development and growth of the company in the future."

"I'm thrilled to be joining such a talented and passionate team," Bussey said. "I am thoroughly impressed by HCPro's commitment to providing its customers with the most accurate and insightful regulation and compliance products, services and solutions. I look forward to leading such a dynamic and well-respected organization."

About HCPro:
HCPro is the leading provider of information, educational, and advisory products, services and solutions in the vital areas of compliance, regulation, and management to the U.S. Healthcare Industry. The company helps the healthcare industry make better decisions about regulation, compliance and management through authoritative analysis, trusted interpretation, and best in class education and training. HCPro provides practical strategies and solutions that serve their customers' organizations, their patients, and their communities. The Company's market leading brands include HCPro, HealthLeaders Media, and The Greeley Company. Additional information can be found at www.hcpro.com.

About Halyard Capital:
Halyard Capital is a New York-based private equity firm with over $600 million of capital under management focused on investing in education, information and marketing services, communications and media companies. The firm has extensive experience and a proven track record within these sectors, having invested in businesses such as Hanley-Wood, Pfingsten Publishing, TRANZACT, EducationDynamics and Engauge Marketing. Additional information regarding Halyard's strategy, principals and investments can be found at www.halyard.com.