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10/3/2018 High-Quality Hospitals Deliver Lower Cost Care 82% of the Time

High-quality hospitals deliver lower-cost care for 82% of diagnoses, according to a new analysis that Advisory Board released today on variations in care that do not improve care costs or patient outcomes.

9/26/2018 Survey: Technology Helps an Unprecedented Number of Americans with Health Benefits Say They Are Prepared For Open Enrollment

An unprecedented number of Americans with health benefits say they are prepared for open enrollment, while an increasing number of people are using online resources to research health symptoms and comparison shop for care, according to a new UnitedHealthcare survey.

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9/11/2018 New UnitedHealth Group Report Identifies Opportunities for Addressing the Nation’s Primary Care Shortage

A new report from UnitedHealth Group, Addressing the Nation’s Primary Care Shortage: Advanced Practice Clinicians and Innovative Care Delivery Models outlines opportunities to increase primary care capacity.

8/15/2018 Study: Patients Do Better When Physicians Follow Computerized Alerts

When physicians follow computer alerts embedded in electronic health records, their hospitalized patients experience fewer complications and lower costs, leave the hospital sooner and are less likely to be readmitted, according to a study of inpatient care.

2017-2018 Social Responsibility Report

The people of UnitedHealth Group are driven by our mission to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone. This report highlights how we combine our knowledge, experience and compassion – as an enterprise and as individuals – to support initiatives that improve health quality and outcomes in the communities where we live and work.

7/8/2018 Study Explores Whether Free Rides Lead to Better Health

The three-month study provides free on-demand rides to medical appointments and social activities for select patients over age 60 in Los Angeles.

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6/20/2018 UnitedHealth Group Recognized as One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the United States

For the seventh consecutive year, UnitedHealth Group was recognized by The Civic 50 as one of the most community-minded companies in the U.S.

6/8/2018 New Report Sheds Light on Seniors’ Health Rankings by State: Where Does Your State Rank?

The recently released United Health Foundation’s 2018 America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report dives into this issue, including finding that older adults who live in rural areas often experience poorer health outcomes and receive fewer preventive services than those in urban and suburban environments.

5/22/2018 Study: Employees with Access to Wellness Programs Say They Are More Willing to Devote Time to Their Health Compared to People without Such Initiatives 

More than half of employees with access to workplace wellness programs say the programs have made a positive impact on their health, including 62 percent saying the initiatives translated to improved productivity and 30 percent reporting help detecting a disease.

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5/17/2018 New Report on Senior Health Shows Rural Health Disparities Persist, Suicide Rates Are Up

A new report benchmarking the health of seniors in America finds poorer health outcomes for rural senior citizens compared with their urban and suburban peers and increased national suicide rates.