Connextions / Optum / UnitedHealth Group Company Profile

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News Articles [531 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Buying Binge For UnitedHealth's Optum Is Only Just Beginning

UnitedHealth Group’s Optum is signaling more acquisitions of medical providers lie ahead after UnitedHealth CEO Dave Wichman said executives will be "strong deployers of capital."

Buoyed By Optum, UnitedHealth Group Remains On A Roll

UnitedHealth Group's profits soared 31% to $2.8 billion in the first quarter thanks to solid performance across insurance and its Optum health services lines of business.

UnitedHealth names former GSK CEO Andrew Witty as Optum head

(Reuters) - Health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc on Tuesday named its board member and former GlaxoSmithKline Plc head Andrew Witty as chief executive of its pharmacy benefit unit, Optum, effective J...

UnitedHealth's Optum Now In Half Of 75 Targeted Provider Markets

UnitedHealth Group’s Optum health services unit is now in half of the 75 U.S. markets executives targeted for expansion.

UnitedHealth's Optum And Humana In Blockchain Deal To Improve Doctor Directories

Health insurers UnitedHealth Group and Humana will apply blockchain technology to improve inaccurate doctor directories as part of a new partnership that also includes Quest Diagnostics, Optum and Mul...

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 Group Board Authorizes Payment of Quarterly Dividend to Shareholders

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) announced today that its Board of Directors at its regular quarterly meeting, authorized payment of a cash dividend of $0.75 per share, to be paid o...

PubMed Articles [1823 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

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 ...

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...

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...

Group Influences on Engaging Self-Control: Children Delay Gratification and Value It More When Their In-Group Delays and Their Out-Group Doesn't.

Self-control emerges in a rich sociocultural context. Do group norms around self-control influence the degree to which children use it? We tested this possibility by assigning 3- to 5-year-old childre...

An Examination of Group Size and Valence in Delay Discounting of Shared Outcomes.

Previous research has examined delay discounting in a group context, where the outcomes are shared with others. These studies indicate shallow delay discounting in a group context compared to an indiv...

Clinical Trials [3701 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...

Comparison of the Effectiveness and Tolerability of Exenatide Once-weekly Compared to Basal Insulins

Exenatide once weekly (Bydureon) was approved in January 2012 by FDA in USA for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Evidence from clinical trials suggested that Bydureon improves gl...

The Influence of Hypotensive Drugs on Mineral Status in Experimental and Clinical Studies

The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of hypotensive treatment combined with a higher zinc supply in the diet and supplements on the mineral status and selected biochemical para...

Safety, Tolerability and Pharmacokinetics of Escalating Single Doses of TAK-828 in Healthy Participants

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of single oral doses of TAK-828 in healthy non-Japanese and Japanese participants.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Dual Therapy Burden of Illness

The main purpose of the study is to assess the burden of illness for, COPD using both patient-reported symptom burden and claims-based economic burden, among the subjects treated with sing...

Companies [1645 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Connextions / Optum / UnitedHealth Group

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 / UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group is a diversified health and well-being company dedicated to making health care work better. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., UnitedHealth Group offers a bro...

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...

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