Optum Jeffrey Smith Optum (773) Company Profile

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Optum ( is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. Optum comprises three companies – OptumHealth, OptumInsight and OptumRx – representing more than 35,000 employees worldwide who collaborate to deliver integrated, intelligent solutions that work to modernize the health system and improve overall population health.

News Articles [724 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Ex-GSK CEO Witty named head of pharmacy benefit firm Optum

Current Optum CEO Larry Renfro will move to Optum Ventures as MD

With Optum’s launch of $250M fund, what will healthcare investment priorities be?

Optum CEO Larry Renfro unveiled Optum Ventures at UnitedHealth’s investor conference this week.

Optum Launches $250M Innovation Fund to Invest in Early-Stage Digital Health Startups

UnitedHealth Group’s healtcare service business has announced the launch of Optum Ventures,a $250 million healthcare innovation fund dedicated to investing in early-stage digital health starutps. Fu...

Optum gets caught up in Express Scripts, Anthem legal fight

The latest legal challenge pulls Optum into an ongoing battle that adds turmoil to a rapidly changing and consolidating space.   

Hospitals Merge To Protect Turf As CVS And Optum Move In

Hospitals are consolidating at a rapid pace as large medical providers like CVS Health and the Optum unit of UnitedHealth Group expand outpatient services in their markets.

UnitedHealth Taps Former GlaxoSmithKline Exec to Lead Optum

Heather LandiUnitedHealth Group, based in Minneapolis, has named Andrew Witty, the former CEO of GlaxoSmithKline, as the new chief executive of Optum, the insurance company’s health services and tec...

Anthem Signals Intent To Compete With Optum In Buying Providers

Under new CEO Gail Boudreaux, Anthem could be looking to buy more providers of medical care to compete with UnitedHealth Group's Optum unit.

UnitedHealth’s Optum to Acquire DaVita Medical Group for $4.9B in Cash

UnitedHealth’s Optum has agreed to acquire DaVita Medical Group, one of the nation’s leading independent medical groups and a subsidiary of DaVita Inc. Under terms of the acquisition, Optum will a...

PubMed Articles [105 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Optum's Lisa Tseng Keep Entrepreneurial Ball Rolling.

The 37-year-old has a title: executive vice president of Optum. But she wears many hats, including running a division that sells affordable hearing aids that cost from free to $599 for UnitedHealthcar...

Prevalence of and Comorbid Health Conditions Associated With Pediatric Prescription Opioid Use in the US.

Prescription opioids are among the most effective analgesics to treat moderate to severe pain; however, little is known about the use of prescription opioids in children, particularly those receiving ...

Inferring pregnancy episodes and outcomes within a network of observational databases.

Administrative claims and electronic health records are valuable resources for evaluating pharmaceutical effects during pregnancy. However, direct measures of gestational age are generally not availab...

Assessment of loaded squat jump height with a free-weight barbell and Smith machine: comparison of the take-off velocity and flight time procedures.

The aims of this study were to compare the reliability and magnitude of jump height between the two standard procedures of analysing force platform data to estimate jump height (take-off velocity [TOV...

Production and characterization of CSSI003 (2961) human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) carrying a novel puntiform mutation in RAI1 gene, Causative of Smith-Magenis syndrome.

Smith-Magenis syndrome (SMS) is a complex genetic disorder characterized by developmental delay, behavioural problems and circadian rhythm dysregulation. About 90% of SMS cases are due to a 17p11.2 de...

Clinical Trials [46 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Real World Glycemic Effectiveness of Linagliptin

A non-interventional cohort study using existing data from patients in the Optum Clinical Database which contains electronic health record (EHR) data from providers across the United State...

Prenatal Screening For Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome

Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome (SLOS) is a genetic condition that causes mental retardation and other birth defects. This study will evaluate a new prenatal screening test for SLOS.

Treatment of the Cholesterol Defect in Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome

The purpose of this study is to determine whether supplementation with an oil-based cholesterol suspension will correct the biochemical abnormalities in cholesterol and its precursors in i...

Phase II Study of Dietary Cholesterol for Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome

OBJECTIVES: I. Examine the intestinal absorption of dietary cholesterol in patients with Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome. II. Measure the effect of dietary cholesterol on plasma sterol compo...

Evaluation of the Healicoil Suture Anchor for Rotator Cuff Repair

The purpose of the proposed study is to evaluate a new anchor for rotator cuff repair, the Smith & Nephew Healicoil anchor. This anchor utilizes a small open-construct design to promote bo...

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Optum Jeffrey Smith Optum (773)

Optum ( is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. Optum c...

Optum and QSSI, Inc.

Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 50,000 people w...

Optum / Mayo Clinic

Optum ( is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. Optum c...

Optum Labs

Optum Labs was established through a partnership between Optum, a leading information and technology-enabled health services business, and Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit worldwide leade...

Optum & PAREXEL International

OptumRx is a pharmacy care services company helping clients and more than 66 million members achieve better health outcomes and lower overall costs through innovative prescription...

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