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10/18/2019 United Health Foundation Awards Grant to Morehouse School of Medicine

The United Health Foundation announced a three-year partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine to research ways to improve access to digital tools for underserved and rural communities across Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee.

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10/17/2019 United Health Foundation Partners with Morehouse School of Medicine to Expand Access to Digital Health Technologies for Rural and Underserved Communities

The United Health Foundation on Thursday announced a new partnership with the Morehouse School of Medicine’s National Center for Primary Care to examine how digital tools could be leveraged to support underserved and rural communities in four Southeastern states.

10/3/2019 Behind the Data: Flu Vaccination Rates for Women Rose, According to America’s Health Rankings

Nearly 1.3 million more women ages 18-44 received the flu vaccine since 2016, an increase of 5%, according to the United Health Foundation’s 2019 America’s Health Rankings Health of Women and Children Report.

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9/30/2019 Why Cultural Competence is Key to Better Meeting Patients’ Needs

Cultural competence is “foundational” to health care and “a bedrock for meeting the needs of an increasingly diverse population of patients,” Hewett Chiu, an executive director of a public mental health integration program at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, writes in a recent Health Affairs blog post.

9/17/2019 America’s Health Rankings Health of Women and Children Report Shows Nationwide Increase in Teen Suicide and Child Mortality

Teen suicide and child mortality rates have increased sharply since the 2016 Report, according to the United Health Foundation’s 2019 America’s Health Rankings® Health of Women and Children Report.

9/16/2019 UnitedHealth Group Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America and World Indices for 21st Consecutive Year

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI NA) and the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI W) for 2019 in the Health Care Equipment & Services Sector. This marks 21 consecutive years the company has been named to the indices, beginning in 1999 when the rankings were established.

9/16/2019 UnitedHealth Group Recognized for Sustainable Business Practices

UnitedHealth Group has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America and World Indices for the 21st consecutive year.

8/29/2019 United Health Foundation and The Health Wagon Announce $1 Million Multiyear Partnership to Expand Access to Quality Care in Southwest Virginia

The United Health Foundation and The Health Wagon today announced a new partnership to expand access to vital health care services for thousands of people in communities throughout southwest Virginia.

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8/29/2019 United Health Foundation Collaboration with The Health Wagon Aims to Improve Care Access for Underserved Virginians

A three-year, $1 million grant from the United Health Foundation announced this week will help fund new, no-cost diagnostic and specialty services at The Health Wagon, such as mammography, ultrasound, x-ray and expanded dental services.

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8/19/2019 Treatment Center Opening Underscores UnitedHealth Group’s Commitment to Care in Native American Communities

Nearly a year after a groundbreaking ceremony to create a substance-abuse treatment center on the Spirit Lake Reservation at Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) in Fort Totten, N.D., the facility opened its doors.