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Aetna Appoints Nancy Ham CEO of Medicity

February 19, 2013
by Rajiv Leventhal
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Aetna has announced the appointment of Nancy Ham to CEO of Medicity, the Salt Lake City, Ut.-based Aetna subsidiary and provider of health information exchange technology solutions for hospitals, physicians and health information exchanges (HIEs).

“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,” Charles E. Saunders, CEO of Emerging Businesses for Aetna, said in a statement. “Our goal is to create a fully connected healthcare 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 healthcare, including healthcare 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.



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