At UnitedHealth Group, we continually experiment, improvise and strive to create new products and services that aim to improve the health care system.
Using a Permissioned Blockchain to Improve Provider Data Accuracy
UnitedHealthcare and Optum are members of the Synaptic Health Alliance that is exploring the use of blockchain technology to tackle the challenge of accurate and efficient provider data management and sharing.
ACO Fosters Quality Care at Lower Cost
Catalyst Health Network and UnitedHealthcare's accountable care organization (ACO) has improved the number of annual preventive screenings and lowered health care costs in North Texas. ACOs offer a care delivery model that shifts care provider reimbursement away from the traditional fee-for-service delivery model to a value-based approach.
Modernizing Care for Seniors
As more baby boomers continue aging into Medicare, UnitedHealthcare is expanding its Navigate4Me program to bring personalized, holistic care to more people enrolled in its Medicare Advantage plans. Navigate4Me is part of the company's efforts to build the next generation of care management to better serve seniors and other beneficiaries.
Survey Says AI Key to Improving Health Care
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is key to building a better health care future, according to an OptumIQ survey of 500 U.S. health care leaders. The first wave of AI implementation focused on improving processes; combating waste, fraud and abuse; and maximizing the impact of devices such as wearable technology.
Advances in Digital Health Care
Technology continues to reshape health care, as people turn to telemedicine, wearables and other digital health resources that help encourage well-being and enable individuals to make more informed health care choices. UnitedHealthcare has launched new and enhanced digital health resources for employers and employees.
Leading the Way in Value-Based Care
UnitedHealthcare is leading the way in value-based care. This new model of health care promotes better health, better care and lower costs through innovative partnerships with care providers and consumers.