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(Oct 24) In order to address the threat of COVID and the flu for patients at the highest risk, “We thought, ‘Imagine if you start getting sick and already had a mini pharmacy at home,’” said Dr. Deneen Vojta, executive vice president for research and development at UnitedHealth Group. The goal, she added, is to decrease the number of emergency room visits, hospitalizations and deaths resulting from seasonal flu.

Rebuilding funds from UnitedHealth Group begins to flow to businesses in Minneapolis, St. Paul

(Oct 23) UnitedHealth Group announced recipients of $5 million in grants for rebuilding in Minneapolis, including a pharmacy that was destroyed in the riots.

New program takes on barriers to organ donation

(October 15) The HERO Program at UnitedHealth Group helps employees receive organs by reimbursing donors for lost wages, travel and lodging.

 

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    Grant Partnerships Announced with Five Nonprofits in the Twin Cities to Support Healing and Rebuilding
    UnitedHealth Group is announcing grant partnerships with five local nonprofit organizations: Lake Street Council, Minnesota Community Care, Neighbors United Funding Collaborative, West Broadway Business & Area Coalition/Northside Funders, and Heart of America.
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    New Partnership Expands Access to Care for Pennsylvania Families
    United Health Foundation’s three-year, $2 million grant to Family First Health will enhance services at Family First Health’s York, Pennsylvania, location, a school-based health center housed at Hannah Penn K-8 school.
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    Expanding and Diversifying the Mental Health Workforce in California to Meet the Need
    We're collaborating with UC San Diego and UC San Francisco on four-year grants totaling $8 million to help the schools grow and diversify their pipelines of diverse child and adolescent psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners.
    October 20, 2020 | 2 Min Video
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    Increasing Breast Cancer Screening for Those Most at Risk
    The United Health Foundation, as part of a three-year partnership with the Michigan Primary Care Association, is committing $2.5 million to increase breast cancer screening and genetic testing for high-risk women, men and their families.
    October 15, 2020 | 3 min Read

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