-- Report celebrates the “Uncommon Connections” that are creating a more connected, convenient and cost-effective health care system –
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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:
- Financial highlights
- Emerging technologies that are forging new connections for consumers and providers
- The mission and values that guide Aetna’s 34,000 employees worldwide
- Highlights of Aetna’s commitment to corporate social responsibility
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.
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