|[February 14, 2013]
Aetna Appoints Nancy Ham Chief Executive Officer of Medicity
SALT LAKE CITY --(Business Wire)--
Aetna (NYSE: AET)
today announced the appointment of Nancy Ham to chief executive officer
of Medicity. Medicity, an Aetna subsidiary, is the nation's leading
provider of health information exchange technology solutions for
hospitals, physicians and health information exchanges (HIEs).
Nancy J. Ham, CEO of Medicity (Photo: Business Wire)
"Nancy's extensive health care leadership experience, and in particular
her experience working with providers on solutions for practices and
health systems, will greatly benefit Medicity," said Charles E.
Saunders, MD, chief executive officer of Emerging Businesses for Aetna.
"Our goal is to create a fully connected health care marketplace to
enable better exchange and action on health care information. Nancy will
help us leverage Medicity's leadership position to drive better
connections and integration in the provider marketplace."
Ham was most recently president and CEO at MedVentive, a provider of
performance analytics to accountable care organizations nd payers. She
has more than 20 years of experience in health care, including health
care finance, population health management solutions, enterprise
software and transaction processing. She is experienced in leading
companies through all phases of corporate growth. Her leadership
experience includes leadership roles at Sentillion (News - Alert), a provider of
identity and access management solutions for hospital organizations,
ProxyMed, a healthcare transaction processing company, ActaMed and
Ham replaces Brent Dover who is leaving Medicity to pursue another
opportunity. "We appreciate Brent's leadership in growing Medicity to
the leading health information exchange technology company. Further,
Brent helped to position Medicity as a fundamental component in Aetna's
strategy to connect and empower the next generation of health care. We
wish him the best in his new endeavors," said Dr. Saunders.
Medicity, the industry standard for health information exchange (HIE),
is the leading innovator and largest provider of HIE technology - with
more than 800 hospitals and 250,000 physicians in its connected
ecosystem. Medicity's solutions empower hospitals, physicians and HIEs
with secure access to and exchange of health information - improving the
quality and efficiency of patient care locally, regionally and
nationally. For more information, please visit http://www.medicity.com
or follow us on twitter.com/medicity.
Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits
companies, serving approximately 37.3 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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