Healthagen Recognized by CIO Magazine as a CIO 100 Award Winner

AetnaSherry Sanderford, 904-351-4592

Aetna (NYSE: ) today announced that is a recipient of the 2013 CIO 100 Award. The 26th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). Healthagen is an Aetna company.

“For 26 years, the CIO 100 Awards have honored the innovative use of technology to deliver genuine business value,” said Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief of magazine and events. “Our 2013 winners are an outstanding example of the transformative power of IT to drive everything from revenue growth to competitive advantage.”

“Aetna is investing significant resources to create a better health care experience and bring solutions to the marketplace faster,” said Charles E. Saunders, M.D., chief executive officer of Healthagen. “The CIO 100 Award recognizes our advancements in creating a more nimble product development process and involving employers, consumers and health care professionals at key milestones along the way.”

Healthagen will be recognized at the , to be held Tuesday evening, August 13, 2013 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The recipients of this year's CIO 100 Award were selected through a three-step process. First, companies filled out an online application form detailing their innovative IT and business initiatives. Next, a team of judges reviewed the applications in depth, looking for unique practices and substantial results. Finally, editors reviewed the judges' recommendations and voted on the final 100.

Complete coverage of the 2013 CIO 100 Awards will be online at on August 1, 2013, and in the August 1st issue of magazine.

CIO is the premier content and community resource for information technology executives and leaders thriving and prospering in this fast-paced era of IT transformation in the enterprise. The award-winning CIO portfolio—, magazine (launched in 1987), CIO executive programs, CIO custom solutions, CIO Forum on LinkedIn, CIO Executive Council and CIO primary research—provides business technology leaders with analysis and insight on information technology trends and a keen understanding of IT’s role in achieving business goals. Additionally, CIO provides opportunities for IT solution providers to reach this executive IT audience. The CIO Executive Council is a professional organization of CIOs created to serve as an unbiased and trusted peer advisory group. CIO is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events, and research company. Company information is available at .

Healthagen, an Aetna company, offers health and technology services to providers, payers, employers and consumers. Healthagen brings together a wide range of payer-neutral population health management solutions and health information technology capabilities. Through its business incubation process, Healthagen also develops new businesses and solutions to address important health care challenges. Healthagen solutions are designed to improve quality, control costs and engage consumers in their health care. For more information, including a complete listing of Healthagen businesses, visit .

Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 44 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, workers' compensation administrative services and health information technology services. Aetna’s 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 .