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  • Aetna will help cover the cost of customers’ Apple Watches

    Aetna will help cover the cost of customers’ Apple Watches

    Aetna just threw in with Apple in a big way. The healthcare provider announced a number of different iOS-only apps aimed at quantifying wellness and streamlining the healthcare management process that are set to arrive early next year. It’s also investing a ton in the Apple Watch, providing the wearable for all of its 50,000 or so employees (who are, naturally, enrolled in its own… Read More

  • Aetna: The Company Scaring Its Competition And Delighting Startups

    Aetna: The Company Scaring Its Competition And Delighting Startups

    Whither health insurance? A former medical advisor to the Obama Administration who happens to be the brother of former Presidential Chief of Staff predicted in the New York Times that by 2020 health insurance companies will be extinct. Nearly two years ago, I penned a piece entitled Health Insurance’s Bunker Buster. It outlined two key reasons that health insurance — as we have… Read More

  • Aetna Reveals It Acquired Healthagen, Developer Of The #1 Mobile Health App iTriage

    Aetna Reveals It Acquired Healthagen, Developer Of The #1 Mobile Health App iTriage

    At an investor conference yesterday, health insurance and tech giant Aetna revealed that it acquired Healthagen, the developer of mobile app iTriage, though it did not disclose the price. Aetna’s Chairmen, CEO, and President Mark Bertolini told investors “About a month and a half ago we bought at little company called iTriage…the fastest growing consumer application in… Read More