-- Report celebrates the "Uncommon Connections" that are creating a
more connected, convenient and cost-effective health care system -
Today Aetna (NYSE: AET)
released its 2011
Annual Report, "Uncommon Connections." The Annual Report illustrates
how Aetna is using technology solutions, new care delivery and financing
models to break new ground in quality, affordability and convenience.
The report introduces readers to a variety of Aetna innovations
including the Medicity health information exchange, the iTriage mobile
app, and its Accountable Care Solutions business. Through these
innovations, members receive access to personalized tools to help them
manage their health, physicians and hospitals are connected to the
health care model of the future, and Aetna customers receive greater
value for every dollar they spend on employee benefits.
Aetna's Annual Report features a video
message and a letter
to shareholders from Aetna Chairman, CEO and President Mark T.
Bertolini. In the letter, Bertolini shares his personal passion for
making quality health care more affordable, accessible and easy to use
for people around the globe. He also explains the steps Aetna is taking
to revolutionize the health care system and provide relevant solutions
for customers, writing, "We believe the health information technologies
we are developing will help nations, physicians, and consumers use the
health care system in smarter and simpler ways that will improve choice
and affordability. In return, our customers gain greater value for their
health care dollar and access to higher quality care."
For the fourth consecutive year, the Annual Report is presented
electronically to better engage readers and conserve resources. The
report also features:
The report is available at http://bit.ly/AET2011AR.
Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits
companies, serving approximately 36.1 million people with information
and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their
health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and
consumer-directed health insurance products and related services,
including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and
disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health
care management services and health information technology services. Our
customers include employer groups, individuals, college students,
part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers,
governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and
expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com.
Elizabeth Sell, 215-775-5523
Tom Cowhey, 860-273-2402