Aetna shuts down caregiver support app; House lawmakers want to drop individual mandate;

News From Around the Web:

> Cigna has launched a new accountable care organization with the Baton Rouge (La.) Clinic, whose registered nurses will serve as clinical care coordinators to ensure patients with chronic conditions get follow-up care or screenings, and identify potential medication-related complications, reported The Advocate. Article

> Aetna is shutting down one of its apps, InvolveCare, which provides support for caregivers. Although the app was operating in full beta mode, Aetna decided to move the technology and learnings into Healthagen for possible future offerings, Mobihealthnews reported. Article

> U.S. House lawmakers want to bring a bill that would delay the individual mandate to the floor sometime this week, BenefitsPro reported. Article

Health Provider News:

> Health systems and hospitals can learn a lot from Google's use of data to create an organizational culture that drives employee engagement and satisfaction. Article

> Clinical studies still overlook gender difference, which leaves women at a disadvantage and could endanger their health, according to a new report from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Article

Health IT News:

> When hospitals merge and acquire each other, executives should ensure technology and informatics don't become afterthoughts amid the changes. Article

> Use of patient portals and electronic visits had no significant impact on the frequency of face-to-face primary care visits for adults in a trial, researchers from the Mayo Clinic have found. Article

And Finally... No doughnuts at this doughnut shop. Article