Feature: How Value-Based Care is Improving Quality and Health

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UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) reported first quarter results, led by continued strong, broad-based performance across the enterprise.

April 17, 2018

Five leading health care organizations – Humana (NYSE: HUM), MultiPlan, Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) and UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE: UNH) Optum and UnitedHealthcare – today announced that they are launching a pilot program applying blockchain technology to improve data quality and reduce administrative costs associated with changes to health care provider demographic data, a critical, complex and difficult issue facing organizations across the health care system.

April 02, 2018

UnitedHealthcare has launched the Step Up for Better Health Sweepstakes, a national initiative to encourage walking and in support of Boys & Girls Clubs.

March 29, 2018

Amil, part of UnitedHealthcare, announced it has received MCG’s 2017 Richard L. Doyle Award.

March 27, 2018

The University of Michigan School of Public Health announced that Andrew Ryan has been named the first UnitedHealthcare Professor of Health Care Management.

March 21, 2018

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) today announced Larry C. Renfro, vice chair of UnitedHealth Group and chief executive officer of Optum, will lead UnitedHealth Group’s enterprise growth efforts and Optum’s next-generation investment initiatives through an expanded Optum Ventures. Andrew Witty will join UnitedHealth Group, succeeding Renfro as CEO of Optum, effective July 1, 2018.

March 13, 2018

A study by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota shows children and teens with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) enrolled in an intensive remote therapy (IRT) pilot program experienced improved blood glucose control and better quality of life during the six-month study compared to those who received conventional care.

March 09, 2018

OptumRx, a leading pharmacy care services company that is part of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), announced it has surpassed $20 million in prescription medication donations to help tens of thousands of Kansans in need under the Kansas Unused Medication Donation Program.

March 08, 2018

UnitedHealthcare announced a program to encourage people across the country to improve their health by walking, enabling eligible plan participants to obtain Apple Watch® by meeting daily walking goals.

March 07, 2018

UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, will expand pharmacy discounts to millions of its plan participants when they fill prescriptions through retail pharmacies or home delivery.

March 06, 2018

UnitedHealthcare has released its second annual report detailing how the continued shift to a value-based health care system is encouraging better health and better care, and putting greater focus on the total cost of care.

March 05, 2018

UnitedHealthcare is a winner in the Customer Service Department of the Year category, presented by the Stevie Awards, an international awards program recognizing outstanding performances in the workplace.

Feb. 27, 2018

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) today announced advancements in the company’s collaboration with individual doctors, health systems and government as the use of bundled payment models expands in traditional fee-for-service Medicare.

Feb. 22, 2018