Cigna and Samsung Team Up to Deliver Digital Health Improvement Platform Worldwide

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Global health service company Cigna and the world’s largest manufacturer of mobile devices, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., have signed a multi-year agreement to co-develop health and wellness related features built into Samsung’s S Health on Samsung’s major smart mobile devices.

“With this agreement, we are pioneering a new health service model of innovation by establishing a strategic alliance between global leaders in the mobile industry and the health industry,” said Won-Pyo Hong, President of Media Solution Center from Samsung.

“Cigna is committed to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security with fun and engaging mobile tools to make better health part of their everyday life,” said Benjamin Karsch, Cigna’s Head of Brand, Marketing Communications and Digital Marketing. “Samsung’s innovative products are a fun and engaging part of the lives of people in nearly 80 countries. By teaming up with the global leader in smart mobile devices, we are putting the power to embrace better health literally into the hands of millions of people around the world.”

Source: The Wall Street Journal (link opens in a new window)

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