|[April 21, 2014]
Aetna Releases Aetna Story 2014: Building a Healthier World
HARTFORD, Conn. --(Business Wire)--
Consumers belong at the center of a health care system that promotes
wellness, provides better care for chronic conditions and uses economic
incentives to reward positive health outcomes. To showcase Aetna's
work to build and support this new health care model, the company
released "Building a Healthier World," a digital annual report.
"When we have an integrated, functional health care system that focuses
on the chronically ill, on promoting wellness and on payment reform, we
will have a system that works and we will have a healthier world," Aetna
Chairman, CEO and President Mark T. Bertolini said. "This is the new
model. This is the only model that works."
"Building a Healthier World" highlights Aetna's transformative work to
build a better health care system, leading to healthier communities, a
healthier nation - and ultimately a healthier world. The report also
demonstrates how Aetna is working to build a health care system that
delivers quality care at an affordable cost.
"We are building a simpler, more itegrated system that allows you to
get the right care at the right time with less duplication and hassle,"
Bertolini said. "We are transforming the health care experience."
The report is presented in an electronic format for the sixth
consecutive year to better engage readers and preserve natural
resources. The report features:
A video showcasing how Aetna's personalized technology is transforming
the consumer experience by putting powerful health care information
and answers at your fingertips;
A video demonstrating how Aetna is collaborating with doctors,
hospitals, pharmacies, labs and others to build a simpler, more
integrated health care system;
A video showing how the company's wellness and care management
programs support personalized care so members can better manage their
own unique health care issues;
A discussion about Aetna's work in local communities, including more
than 400,000 hours of time Aetna employees donated to the communities
where they live and work; and
The report is available at www.aetnastory.com.
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 products and 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 www.aetna.com.
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