(Nov 7, 2011) — Optum has introduced its Accountable Care Solutions business to enable hospitals, physicians and health plans to better coordinate patient care, enhance care quality and financial performance and, ultimately, increase consumers’ satisfaction with the health system.
(Sept. 28, 2011) – UnitedHealthcare is now offering Critical Illness Protection Plans that provide plan participants managing critical illnesses cash payments that can be used to cover any expenses needed, such as out-of-pocket medical costs and daily living expenses, or even to offset loss of income.
(Nov. 15, 2011) — Optum today launched The Optum Institute for Sustainable Health (The Optum Institute), which will leverage the company’s broad health care experience and research capabilities to provide analysis and insight on the rapidly changing health care landscape.
(Feb. 13, 2014) – Optum Labs, the collaborative research and innovation center founded by Optum and Mayo Clinic, today announced the addition of seven new charter partners committed to improving the quality and value of patient care.
UnitedHealthcare's free mobile app Health4Me is now available to all consumers. Health4Me gives all users access to an array of health care information, including the ability to review market average prices for more than 520 medical services.
UnitedHealthcare’s Baby Blocks®, a proven mobile, interactive incentive program helping pregnant women and new parents with prenatal and well-baby care, is now available to expectant moms and new parents enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s employer-sponsored plans.
People who use the myHealthcare Cost Estimator™ online tool are more likely than nonusers to select high-quality health care providers, according to a new study from UnitedHealthcare.
(Feb. 25, 2014) – Optum has launched Optum One, a health intelligence platform that brings knowledge drawn from hundreds of millions of patient encounters directly to the fingertips of health care providers.
UnitedHealthcare received two “Stevies” at the 2014 American Business Awards, which honors positive contributions of organizations and businesses.
UnitedHealthcare and Louisiana 4-H are expanding a successful partnership called Eat4-Health that helps tackle obesity by promoting healthy eating and active lifestyles among youth and families.