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Nancy J. Ham, CEO Of Medicity (Photo: Business Wire)

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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 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 and 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, a provider of identity and access management solutions for hospital organizations, ProxyMed, a healthcare transaction processing company, ActaMed and Healtheon/WebMD.

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.

About Medicity

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.

About Aetna

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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