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4/23/2013 Integrating Eye Care With Disease Management: It's Not Just About Diabetes Anymore

(April 23, 2013) - The integration of eye care with diabetes management has been well documented. Eye care professionals can identify persons with diabetes and partner with primary care providers in the care of their disease.

3/31/2013 2012 Social Responsibility Report

The people of this enterprise are supporting local efforts to build vibrant neighborhoods and donating their time, talents and funds at record levels to a host of worthy causes and charitable organizations to improve their communities and the lives of their neighbors. They are making a real difference by being engaged and active citizens, creating a more secure and hopeful future for millions of people. In this report, we share just a few of their stories.

3/31/2013 UnitedHealthcare Study: Medical Dental Integration

Employers and Improve Health for Employees  

2/27/2013 e-Connected Family Caregiver: Bringing Caregiving into the 21st Century

(Jan. 8, 2011) - This report describes the results of a study conducted to examine family caregivers’ receptivity to technology. In particular, the study assessed how helpful 12 technologies would be in supporting caregivers or helping them provide care. These 12 technologies can be viewed as characteristic of the types of technologies that might be attractive to technology‑using family caregivers. The study also delved into barriers to the use of technology, factors influencing use of technology, and trusted sources of information about technology.

1/9/2013 Medicare and Medicaid: Savings Opportunities from Health Care Modernization

The federal government is confronting a substantial fiscal challenge and policymakers will need to consider a range of policy changes to bring the budget closer to balance.

12/5/2012 Farewell to Fee-For-Service? A “Real World” Strategy For Health Care Payment Reform

There is now widespread agreement that paying health care providers on a fee-for-service basis is a key factor affecting health care quality and affordability.

9/17/2012 Research Published in Peer-Reviewed Journal Pediatrics Demonstrates Effectiveness OF "JOIN for ME" Program to Treat Childhood Obesity

(Sept. 17, 2012) – Research published today in the journal Pediatrics (October 2012) illustrates that JOIN for MESM, a community-based pediatric obesity lifestyle intervention program developed by UnitedHealth Group, resulted in clinically significant reduction in excess weight and improved health-related quality of life among overweight and obese children.

6/7/2012 Annual Survey Finds More than Half of 100-Year-Olds are Exercising Nearly Every Day

(June 7, 2012) – A new survey finds the nation’s centenarians are just as active – physically and socially – as boomers half their age.

5/10/2012 New Survey Reveals Significant Interest in Video Games That Encourage Physical Activity

(May 10, 2012) – The majority of consumers believe video games should encourage physical activity and that “physically active” video games can complement traditional exercise, according to a new survey released today by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH).

3/31/2012 2011 Social Responsibility Report

The people of UnitedHealth Group, Optum and UnitedHealthcare, working together as a team and collaboratively with a broad range of partners across the nation and around the world, continually help to make the world a healthier place, to make health care better, to strengthen communities and to make a difference in the lives of millions of people. This report highlights the progress we helped make in people’s lives in 2011.