The mission of the Aetna InteliHealth website is to provide consumer-friendly health information to empower people to live healthier lives. We accomplish this by providing credible information from the most trusted sources, including and Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Established in 1996, Aetna InteliHealth has become one of the leading online health information companies in the world. Our content includes health news, disease and condition information, tools and risk assessments. The Aetna InteliHealth website is funded by Aetna Inc. to the extent not funded by revenues from operations. The personnel operating the Aetna InteliHealth website maintain absolute editorial independence within Aetna.
Aetna InteliHealth's expert editors develop consumer-friendly health information to make it accessible to the widest possible audience. The website's health information is reviewed and approved by leading medical and dental experts. Many top health care organizations contribute to Aetna InteliHealth's content, including the National Institutes of Health, other government agencies, major non-profit organizations, other publishers and news media. The material on our site is provided for informational purposes only. It is important for you to consult with your physician about your individual medical needs.
Aetna InteliHealth also provides the same trusted information to people through daily and weekly e-mails.
The Aetna InteliHealth website is managed by an experienced staff of Web-savvy technologists. It is built on industry-standard software and hardware. Our Web-server application has been developed to assure reliability and to avoid interruptions in service. If something breaks, backup components continue to keep the site operating. Our systems are located at a secure, offsite data center, which gives us one-hop access to the Internet backbone and to other carrier (ISP) networks and keeps us available to site users. This data center provides our systems with top-notch security, continuous power, plenty of bandwidth, and protection from typical environmental disturbances. We routinely monitor the capacity and use of our resources so we can develop additional capacity before problems occur.
Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 36.4 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 and health care management services for Medicaid plans. 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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