The Future of Digital Health Care
The future of digital health care holds tremendous potential. At UnitedHealth Group, we are helping advance a consumer-centric, integrated, simple and safe digital health system. We are working to improve health outcomes and lower costs; apply scientific best practices in health care to clinical and claims data; and build a digital health care workforce deeply committed to consumer and provider needs.
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.
How UnitedHealth Group is Leading the Market with Cutting-Edge Digital Health Care
As a part of our mission to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone, we are committed to enabling a digital health care system that is consumer-centric, integrated, simple, and safe.
New Program Prepares Students for Careers in Health Data Science
A new Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and United Health Foundation grant partnership will expand access to health informatics educational opportunities and applied health data science research experiences through the Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and Application (IDEA).
Using Innovative Tools to Support Military Caregivers
In partnership with the United Health Foundation, Blue Star Families created the Military Caregiver Online Interactive Program, an online tool using avatar technology to create simulations and care scenarios for caregivers to problem-solve and address real-life challenges to care.
Training a New Generation of Health Informatics Experts
The United Health Foundation and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are working together to train a new generation of health informatics workers. The partnership expands access to health care data and informatics educational and professional development resources for students and working professionals.
Inspiring People to Rally for Better Health
Rally, Optum's consumer digital health platform, helps people improve and maintain their health by encouraging simple changes in their everyday routines and helping them achieve goals and track their progress while they earn valuable incentive dollars that can be applied to a variety of health and personal priorities.
Wearable Technology Helps Battle Type 2 Diabetes
Our UnitedHealthcare business and DexCom, Inc., the leader in continuous glucose monitoring for diabetes management, have launched an individualized glucose management pilot program driven by wearable technology to help people with Type 2 diabetes manage their condition in real time.
Digital Program Links Incentives, Wearable Devices
UnitedHealthcare Motion® provides eligible plan participants access to activity trackers that can enable them to earn financial incentives for meeting daily walking goals. Since the program’s inception, participants have collectively walked more than 180 billion steps and earned nearly $30 million in rewards.
New Members Join Synaptic Health Alliance
Aetna and Ascension have joined five other companies, including UnitedHealthcare and Optum, in a blockchain-driven effort to address health care provider data issues.