(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.
The country's largest insurance company is sending some of its MedAdvantage members flu kits: "We thought imagine if you start getting sick and already had a mini pharmacy at home,” said Deneen Vojta, an executive vice president at UnitedHealth. https://t.co/cFVyWZQJXd— NYT Health (@NYTHealth) October 24, 2020
Businesses on Lake Street that were destroyed during riots and unrest are getting some much-needed help. | https://t.co/JewV2DlRUT— WCCO - CBS Minnesota (@WCCO) October 23, 2020
Great kick-off for new Healthy Lake Street program of Lake Street Council supporting folks like Seward Pharmacy, an immigrant owned business rebuilding after the civil unrest. Thanks United Health Group for funding @UnitedHealthGrphttps://t.co/PMgypZiZMC https://t.co/TwHe67K7h6 pic.twitter.com/OA6Na9uS6q— Jim Davnie (@jdavnie) October 23, 2020
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