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(Dec 11) Bill Dreitlein, senior director of pipeline and drug surveillance at OptumRx, said streamlined FDA processes contributed to preventing approval delays for newly developed drugs in 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

UnitedHealthcare launches Apple Fitness+ for UnitedHealthcare Motion members

(Dec 14) A new partnership offers UnitedHealthcare Motion members a six-month free subscription to Apple Fitness+ beginning Jan. 1, 2021.

Putting the Consumer at the Center of Care

(Dec 14) UnitedHealth Group CEO Dave Wichmann spoke with Moira Forbes about lessons learned throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and the company’s unique perspective on transforming healthcare.


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    OptumHealth CEO Discusses Solutions to Improve Health Care Affordability
    Speaking at a virtual event on health care costs hosted by Axios, OptumHealth Chief Executive Officer Dr. Wyatt Decker discussed opportunities to improve affordability by reducing health care cost trends and reducing out-of-pocket expenses for consumers.
    January 19, 2021 | 2 min Read
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    United Health Foundation Releases America’s Health Rankings 2020 Annual Report
    The 2020 America’s Health Rankings Annual Report paints a picture of the nation’s ongoing public health successes and challenges as well as a deeper understanding of the nation’s health at the outset of the global COVID-19 pandemic
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    Partnering to Advance COVID-19 Treatment
    UnitedHealth Group is partnering with Eli Lilly to study its new monoclonal antibody treatment, bamlanivimab, for non-hospitalized people recently diagnosed with COVID-19.
    December 04, 2020
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    New Partnership Expands At-Home Maternal Care for At-Risk Women
    The United Health Foundation has partnered with Any Baby Can (ABC), a Texas-based organization, to expand at-home maternal care services and improve the health of at-risk prenatal women and their children in Austin, Texas, and its surrounding communities.
    November 18, 2020 | 3 min Read



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