(June 5, 2012) – UnitedHealthcare has launched myHealthcare Cost Estimator, a new integrated online service that brings a retail shopping experience to health care and helps consumers find quality care while being able to estimate the cost of more than 100 common treatments and procedures with maximum accuracy.
(July 24, 2012) – nib health funds limited (nib) and UnitedHealthcare International, a UnitedHealth Group company (NYSE: UNH), today announced a strategic alliance through which nib will support UnitedHealthcare International’s Global Solutions expatriate insurance members in Australia and, in some cases, its local Australian members.
(March 21, 2012) – UnitedHealthcare and Dovetail Health have launched an innovative pilot in New Jersey designed to help Medicare Advantage members avoid unnecessary hospitalizations and reduce readmissions after a stay at a hospital or skilled nursing facility.
(June 27, 2012) – UnitedHealthcare’s Golden Rule Insurance Company has introduced a critical illness insurance plan for individuals and families that provides cash payments to plan participants who are diagnosed with serious illnesses or conditions.
(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).
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February 14, 2012 – Health services leader Optum today launched a secure, cloud-based environment designed to help everyone involved in patient care communicate and collaborate more effectively to improve health outcomes.
(4/18/2012) - Partnering to Connect Communities: Marcus Osborne, Vice President- Walmart, provides insight on a unique in-store initiative, Community Services Connect, that connects Walmart customers with community organizations and resources to help them live healthier lives.
(February 14, 2012) – Optum today launched Optum Care Suite, a set of applications that will help physicians and other health professionals access detailed health intelligence on patient, system and population health, and collaborate to make medical care decisions and improve health outcomes.
(Oct. 22, 2013) – Research published by the journal Pediatric Obesity (September 2013) demonstrates that overweight and obese children and teens who participated in JOIN for MESM were able to continue losing excess weight and improving their health and quality of life one year after the program had ended.