Mobile health initiative launched Aetna Inc

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The health insurance company is working quickly to expand its mobile tools to help policyholders and patients. Downloads of the smartphone app from Aetna have been rapidly on the rise, leading the health insurance company to broaden its mobile health tools by offering a payments estimator as well as a feature for virtual physician visits. This is allowing the insurer to boost its long-term goals concerning digital and mhealth initiatives. That said these mobile health tools and features on the smartphone app are only the start of the wider strategy,…

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Top insurers begin the use of mobile apps for health support

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Health insurers have taken a technological leap forward by introducing new wellness and diagnostic apps that their policyholders can use with their mobile devices. The largest American health coverage plans are now offering mobile websites and other capabilities for these devices that allow their customers to obtain the information they need, such as the contact information of a physician, their member card information, or a billing address. Furthermore, there will also soon be apps available that will have a more direct connection to the health of the patient. The hope…

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