UnitedHealthcare’s mobile app Health4Me now offers several new features including personalized care notifications that automatically alert UnitedHealthcare plan participants about preventive services and if they are missing recommended medical treatments or tests.
(Jan. 15, 2013) - Optum and Mayo Clinic today jointly launched Optum Labs, an open, collaborative research and development facility with a singular goal: improving patient care. Based in Cambridge, Mass., Optum Labs provides an environment where the health care industry can come together to combine information and ideas that benefit patients today while also driving long-term improvements in the delivery and quality of care.
(Dec. 7, 2013) – UnitedHealthcare and Mississippi 4-H youth hosted a Family Fun and Fitness Day for Jackson-area families to promote healthy eating and exercise at the Mississippi Basketball & Athletics facility.
(Jan. 10, 2013) – UnitedHealthcare announced at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) an open innovation initiative that invites people around the world to submit new solutions that will enhance the health system and help people lead healthier lives.
(May 15, 2013) - UnitedHealthcare has made available to nearly all of its employer-sponsored plan participants nationwide myHealthcare Cost Estimator, an integrated online and mobile service that brings a retail shopping experience to health care that enables people to comparison shop for health care services based on quality and cost.
(Nov. 20, 2013) – Consumers can now comparison shop, based on quality and cost, for inpatient medical services using new features of UnitedHealthcare's myHealthcare Cost Estimator™, an integrated online and mobile tool.
(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.
(Sept. 23, 2013) – UnitedHealthcare has received three "Stevies" at the 2013 American Business Awards, which honors positive contributions of organizations and businesses.
(Aug. 20, 2013) – UnitedHealthcare has introduced a secure, online electronic bill-payment service that enables consumers to pay their medical bills and manage their health care claims and related expenses all from one location.
(Oct. 14, 2013) — To meet the growing demand for greater transparency, simplicity, and value in health care billing, Dignity Health and Optum have formed Optum360, a major new venture that combines the companies' industry-leading revenue cycle management capabilities.