Optum

Global eHealth Market is Projected to Register a Healthy CAGR of 22.5% in the Forecast to 2025: Motion Computing Inc., Telecare Corporation, IBM, Epic Systems, Athenahealth | 9/16/2019

… is expected to reach USD 206.64 Billion by 2025 from USD 40.75 Billion in 2018 growing at a CAGR of 22.5% during to 2025 . Major Market Competitors/Players are Motion Computing Inc., Epocrates Inc., Telecare Corporation, Medisafe, Set Point Medical, IBM, Doximity, Lift Labs, and Apple, GE Healthcare, Cerner, Allscripts, Mckesson, Philips, Siemens Healthineers, IBM, Optum, Medtronic, Epic Systems, Athenahealth, Cisco Systems among others. Presentation of the Market The eHealth …

Chief Operating Officer - Louisville, KY - UnitedHealth Group - Louisville, KY | 9/16/2019

… delivery. The COO is responsible for supporting the CMO with provider value-based contract oversight and meeting with providers individually as well as joint operating committees. This role will oversee the relationship management with Optum and other partners (behavioral health, Rx, payment integrity, dental, vision, analytics); and the design, coordination and completion of operational implementation and optimization projects across various functional areas within UnitedHealthcare. The COO will oversee various departments …

Follow Optum:    

UnitedHealth Group Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America and World Indices for 21st Consecutive Year | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 9/16/2019

MINNETONKA, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 16, 2019– UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI NA) and the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI W) for 2019 in the Health Care Equipment & Services Sector. This marks 21 consecutive years the company has been named to the indices, beginning in 1999 when the rankings were established. Dow Jones Sustainability Indices track the stock …

Wellness Coordinator - Telecommute in Anchorage, AK - UnitedHealth Group - Anchorage, AK | 9/16/2019

… and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up. This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 5 leader. Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions …

Healthcare Econ Consultant - Santa Ana, CA - UnitedHealth Group - Santa Ana, CA | 9/16/2019

… UnitedHealth Group’s culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get: industry-leading health care services at a company that’s improving the lives of millions. As a Healthcare Economics Consultant within Optum Risk Adjustment team, you will design and develop reports and analyze data to measure clinical outcomes, network performance and methodology levers as they relate to the ACA line of business and ACA member populations. You …

Director of Network Strategy and Provider Relations - Phoenix, AZ - UnitedHealth Group - Phoenix, AZ | 9/14/2019

… related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on …

Practice Performance Consultant - Illinois Telecommute - UnitedHealth Group - Chicago, IL | 9/14/2019

… tools and programs focused on improving the quality of care for Medicare Advantage Members Execute applicable provider incentive programs for health plan Establish positive, long - term, consultative relationships with physicians, medical groups, IPAs and ACOs Develop comprehensive, provider - specific plans to increase their HEDIS performance and improve their outcomes Provide ongoing strategic recommendations, training and coaching to provider groups on program implementation and barrier resolution Act as lead to pull …

Market Medical Director CCM North Florida - UnitedHealth Group - FL, FL | 9/14/2019

… for North Florida is a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) for Optum Complex Care Management (CCM). They will work with the FL SLT to develop and drive the business strategy, growth, and clinical operations and help to ensure that the highest level of quality care is being delivered to the residents of our partner nursing homes. This individual will work collaboratively with the site’s advanced practice clinicians (APCs …

Clinic LPN Bilingual - UnitedHealth Group - Miami, FL | 9/14/2019

… staff that understand and care about the patient’s health. WellMed’s proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts …

Medicare Coding Consultant - Field based in New Jersey - UnitedHealth Group - Ocean, NJ | 9/14/2019

Share Description The Medicare Consultant is responsible for providing expertise in the area of quality and risk adjustment coding for assigned provider groups. A Medicare Consultant will interface with operational and clinical leadership to assist in identification of operational and clinical best practices in maximizing recapture rates, understanding clinical suspects and monitoring of appropriate clinical documentation and quality coding. He/She will also coordinate implementation of programs designed to ensure …

Advisory Service Consultant - Consulting Development Program - Eden Prairie, MN - UnitedHealth Group - Eden Prairie, MN | 9/14/2019

Share Description Begin your career at UnitedHealth Group and you’ll get an opportunity to do something extraordinary with your first job out of school: make a real difference. We have modest goals: Help millions of people live healthier lives. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Brilliant. Compassionate. Driven. To …

Full Stack Web Developer, Optum Advisory Services, Eden Prairie, MN - UnitedHealth Group - Eden Prairie, MN | 9/14/2019

… identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.Job Keywords: Optum, Optum Advisory Services, .NET, C , SQL, Developer, Web, SSIS, SSRS, GeoAccess, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, telecommute, telecommuter, telecommuting Requisition : 826929 …

Monitoring Engineer - Contract - Minneapolis - UnitedHealth Group - Minneapolis, MN | 9/14/2019

… for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment . Job Keywords: Minneapolis, site scope, HPBSM, Dynatrace, Spunk, monitoring, machine learning Requisition : 841757 …

Senior Recovery / Resolutions Representative (Credit Balance) - St. Louis, MO Telecommute - UnitedHealth Group - St. Louis, MO | 9/14/2019

… dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it’s a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world’s leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are …

Clinical Documentation Improvement Manager - Walnut Creek, CA or Western US - UnitedHealth Group - Concord, CA | 9/14/2019

… they implement best practices in Optum360 client/partner locations. They combine their leadership, experience and understanding of Optum360 solutions to bring world class results in Revenue Cycle Projects and end-to-end partnerships. The Clinical Documentation Improvement Manager will serve as a subject matter expert while working to implement best practices in Optum client locations. Our staff combine their leadership, experience and understanding of Optum360 technology, structure and methodology solutions …

Community Health Worker - Field Based in Multiple Locations - UnitedHealth Group - Salisbury, MD | 9/14/2019

… people from receiving the kind of quality healthcare that makes a difference. We focus on Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance as we empower people to achieve better health and well-being. As a Community Health Worker (CHW) , you will act in a liaison role with Medicaid members to ensure appropriate care is accessed as well as to provide home and social assessments and member education. CHW’s work in a …

Data Analyst - Telecommute - UnitedHealth Group - Eden Prairie, MN | 9/14/2019

… related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on …

Associate Director - Financial Program Operations - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute - UnitedHealth Group - Eden Prairie, MN | 9/14/2019

… related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on …

Market Chief Medical Officer Employer & Individual - KS, MO and OK - UnitedHealth Group - MO, MO | 9/13/2019

Share Description The Market Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is the senior clinical executive for the designated market plans for the commercial business, Employer & Individual (E&I) and Medicare & Retirement (M&R). The CMO has accountability for driving excellent results for all clinical affordability, quality, population health, growth, Net Promoter Score (NPS), and external relationship initiatives for the designated market. The CMO is the leader of the market level Continuum of …

(USA-WI-Green Bay) Sales Development Program - Green Bay, WI | 9/13/2019

UnitedHealth Group Sales Development Program - Green Bay, WI in Green Bay , Wisconsin Here’s how to go from hitting the books to changing the world. Begin your career at UnitedHealth Group and you’ll get an opportunity to do something extraordinary with your first job out of college: Make a real difference by being part of a company that helps 85 million people live healthier lives. Change the landscape of health care …

Medicare

UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People in Carolinas and Georgia Preparing for Hurricane Dorian | Business Wire | 9/1/2019

ATLANTA- UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are taking action to help people in the Carolinas and Georgia who may be affected by Hurricane Dorian. This is … enrolled in Medicaid, employer-sponsored and individual health plans (except Medicare) who have a smartphone can download the free Health4Me app , which provides instant access to their ID card, network care providers, their personal health

UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People in Carolinas and Georgia Preparing for Hurricane Dorian – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 9/1/2019

… UnitedHealthcare plan participants whose access to care or prescriptions needs may have been affected Free emotional-support help line from Optum open to anyone ATLANTA –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 31, 2019– UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health … enrolled in Medicaid , employer-sponsored and individual health plans (except Medicare ) who have a smartphone can download the free Health4Me app , which provides instant access to their ID card, network care providers, their personal health …

AMA

Judge grants preliminary injunction blocking former CVS executive from joining PillPack | FierceHealthcare | 8/27/2019

… a preliminary injunction to enforce CVS’ noncompete agreement blocking the executive who ran its Caremark retail network from working for Amazon’s online pharmacy PillPack. John Lavin, who negotiated with retail pharmacies on behalf of CVS … second high-profile lawsuit of its kind in recent months. Optum also sued a former executive , David Smith, who left the company to join another Amazon healthcare venture, Haven, saying he stole trade secrets he …

Employee wellness programs grow quickly, but their worth debated | Modern Healthcare | 8/21/2019

… and more than double the 34% who planned to in 2009, according to an annual workplace study from UnitedHealth Group’s Optum. Of the 544 companies polled across multiple sectors, more than twice as many employers … had low healthcare costs. A similarly designed study published in JAMA revealed that while workplace wellness participants have healthier behaviors than those who don’t participate, they don’t have lower body mass index, blood pressure or …

Medicaid

UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People in Carolinas and Georgia Preparing for Hurricane Dorian | Business Wire | 9/1/2019

ATLANTA- UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are taking action to help people in the Carolinas and Georgia who may be affected by Hurricane Dorian. This is … the local time zone), Monday through Friday. People enrolled in Medicaid, employer-sponsored and individual health plans (except Medicare) who have a smartphone can download the free Health4Me app , which provides instant access to their

UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People in Carolinas and Georgia Preparing for Hurricane Dorian – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 9/1/2019

… UnitedHealthcare plan participants whose access to care or prescriptions needs may have been affected Free emotional-support help line from Optum open to anyone ATLANTA –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 31, 2019– UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health … the local time zone), Monday through Friday. People enrolled in Medicaid , employer-sponsored and individual health plans (except Medicare ) who have a smartphone can download the free Health4Me app , which provides instant access to their …

Medicare Advantage

UnitedHealth Group’s Medicare Advantage Enrollment Jumps 10% And Boosts Profits | Forbes | 7/18/2019

UnitedHealth Group said its privatized Medicare Advantage enrollment grew by more than 10% as the company’s second-quarter profits rose and the healthcare giant increased its financial forecast for the rest of the year. Medicare … UnitedHealth’s UnitedHealthcare health insurance business from a top role at Optum, told analysts Wednesday morning on the insurer’s second-quarter earnings call. “Year-over-year, we’ve grown by more than 540,000 people across all these

7 things Optum has done in the past 90 days | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/18/2019

UnitedHealth’s Optum has the attention of healthcare providers, insurers and consumers as the company continues to grow in non-traditional ways. Over the past three months, Optum and its companies have made key acquisitions and … next decade. The company aims to serve more patients with Medicare Advantage plans at full risk as well as purchase more surgery centers, primary care and urgent care practices. However, the company does not have

ACA

No megamergers, but healthcare deals up in Q2: PwC | FierceHealthcare | 7/26/2019

… evolution of technology. RELATED: With expected 6% rise in health costs, 2020 may be year of ‘activist’ employer “While the ACA’s future, plus macroeconomic factors such as interest rates and tariffs, continue to dominate headlines … from New Mountain Capital. The addition of Equian could help Optum branch out beyond healthcare, as Equian also serves other types of insurance, officials said. - The top private equity deals included West Street Capital Partners …

Behavioral Health

UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People in Carolinas and Georgia Preparing for Hurricane Dorian | Business Wire | 9/1/2019

ATLANTA- UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are taking action to help people in the Carolinas and Georgia who may be affected by Hurricane Dorian. This is … Google Play . Free Help Line: Optum, a leading health and behavioral health services company, is offering a free emotional-support help line. The toll-free number, 866-342-6892, will be open 24 hours a day, seven

UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People in Carolinas and Georgia Preparing for Hurricane Dorian – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 9/1/2019

… UnitedHealthcare plan participants whose access to care or prescriptions needs may have been affected Free emotional-support help line from Optum open to anyone ATLANTA –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 31, 2019– UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health … Google Play . Free Help Line: Optum, a leading health and behavioral health services company, is offering a free emotional-support help line. The toll-free number, 866-342-6892, will be open 24 hours a day, seven …

Population Health

Dr. Miles Snowden Joins Navvis as Chief Operating Officer | Business Wire | 8/22/2019

ST. LOUIS- Navvis, a leading population health company, today announced that Miles Snowden, M.D., MPH, joined the company as chief operating officer. Dr. Snowden will be responsible for key centralized functions at Navvis, including clinical … previous executive and clinical leadership roles at TeamHealth; UnitedHealthcare and Optum, companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH); and Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL). In these roles, Dr. Snowden worked extensively with health plans, providers, employers

ADDING MULTIMEDIA Dr. Miles Snowden Joins Navvis as Chief Operating Officer | Business Wire | 8/22/2019

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 22, 2019– Navvis, a leading population health company, today announced that Miles Snowden, M.D., MPH, joined the company as chief operating officer. Dr. Snowden will be responsible for key centralized … previous executive and clinical leadership roles at TeamHealth; UnitedHealthcare and Optum, companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH); and Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL). In these roles, Dr. Snowden worked extensively with health plans, providers, employers

Mental Health

UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People in Carolinas and Georgia Preparing for Hurricane Dorian | Business Wire | 9/1/2019

ATLANTA- UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are taking action to help people in the Carolinas and Georgia who may be affected by Hurricane Dorian. This is … free of charge and open to anyone. Specially trained Optum mental health specialists help people manage their stress and anxiety so they can continue to address their everyday needs. Callers may also receive referrals to

UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People in Carolinas and Georgia Preparing for Hurricane Dorian – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 9/1/2019

… UnitedHealthcare plan participants whose access to care or prescriptions needs may have been affected Free emotional-support help line from Optum open to anyone ATLANTA –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 31, 2019– UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health … free of charge and open to anyone. Specially trained Optum mental health specialists help people manage their stress and anxiety so they can continue to address their everyday needs. Callers may also receive referrals to …

AMCA

July-reported healthcare breaches exposed 22 million people’s data | Modern Healthcare | 8/9/2019

AMCA had not yet provided them with information on which patients’ data was exposed. After further investigation, Optum360, one of Quest’s revenue-cycle contractors, on July 1 filed a formal report of the data breach with the OCR, reporting that the incident had affected 11.5 million people. That’s the largest incident to be reported to the OCR this year and the second-largest to be reported since the OCR launched …

More Medical Mega-Breaches Thanks To Third-Party Insecurity | Forbes | 6/14/2019

… and medical information of about 19.4 million patients had been compromised due to a breach of American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), their billing collections vendor. Quest said the breach affected an estimated 11.7 million people … said the connection to AMCA actually runs through another vendor, Optum 360. “AMCA has not yet provided Quest or Optum360 detailed or complete information about the AMCA data security incident, including which information of which …

Digital Health

Katie Couric and Maria Menounos Promote Healthy Living at Rally Health’s Pop-up Event in New York City | Business Wire | 8/27/2019

… said Brenda Yang, chief marketing officer, Rally Health. Rally’s New York “Healthy Living Pop-up Event” is part of the digital health company’s Rally on the Road mobile tour featuring family-friendly activities that demonstrate … the consumer health industry. Rally Health is part of the Optum business of UnitedHealth Group. For more information, please visit www.RallyHealth.com . Contacts Darcy Provo 415-871-1731 [email protected]

Katie Couric and Maria Menounos Promote Healthy Living at Rally Health’s Pop-up Event in New York City | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 8/26/2019

… said Brenda Yang, chief marketing officer, Rally Health. Rally’s New York “Healthy Living Pop-up Event” is part of the digital health company’s Rally on the Road mobile tour featuring family-friendly activities that demonstrate … the consumer health industry. Rally Health is part of the Optum business of UnitedHealth Group. For more information, please visit www.RallyHealth.com . View source version on businesswire.com : https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190826005656/en/ CONTACT: Darcy Provo …

UnitedHealth

Optum leads $24M funding for health tech startup aligning payers, providers | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/9/2019

Optum Ventures, the investment arm of UnitedHealth Group’s Optum, led the Series B financing round for Vim, a San Francisco-based platform fostering collaboration between healthcare providers and payers. Other participants in the $24 million fundraise include Premera Blue Cross, Great Point Ventures and Sequoia Capital. Vim will use the funding to accelerate hiring and product development and expand into new markets across the U.S. Vim’s platform aligns payer and …

UnitedHealth to link Optum’s analytics, provider subsidiaries | Healthcare Dive | 9/5/2019

Healthcare Conference. It will link all Optum care locations in a particular geography and rely on a risk-based, capitated fee structure to align all participating players together, Witty said. Currently, UnitedHealth has bandwidth in about a dozen U.S. cities to implement the program. It plans to partner with health systems where it doesn’t have a strong enough provider presence to advance value-based care and tackle chronic diseases. ​ Dive …

UnitedHealth Group

Optum Health Care Advisor - Eden Prairie, MN - UnitedHealth Group - Eden Prairie, MN | 9/13/2019

Share Description Our Optum Health Care Advisor role is challenging, rewarding, and allows for individual growth and the chance to focus on a variety of skills. Are you ready to make heath care work better … and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order

Director, Internal Communications - Optum Technology - UnitedHealth Group - Eden Prairie, MN | 9/7/2019

… on the communications senior leader team. Primary Responsibilities: Define, develop and implement overall communication strategies based on identified needs of Optum Technology. Provide recommendations and influence decisions to address these communications needs Leads key internal … and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order …

CVS Health

Cigna seeks sale of group benefits insurance business: Reuters | CNBC | 8/20/2019

CVS Health , which acquired Aetna last year, as well as UnitedHealth Group Inc and its pharmacy benefit manager Optum. Any proceeds from the sale of its group benefits insurance business could help Cigna pay down its long-term debt, which totaled $37 billion as of the end of June …

Consumers like their pharmacies, but CVS trails rivals in survey | Healthcare Dive | 8/20/2019

… Health Mart and Rite Aid. For mail order pharmacies, Humana was most highly rated, followed by Kaiser Permanente and UnitedHealth’s OptumRx. CVS pharmacy, whether in-store or mail order, was below average in terms of … Good Neighbor and Health Mart have higher consumer satisfaction. Notably, CVS Health — the largest chain drugstore in 2018 by total prescription revenues, according to the Drug Channels Institute — trailed Good Neighbor, Health Mart, Rite Aid …

CVS

Judge grants preliminary injunction blocking former CVS executive from joining PillPack | FierceHealthcare | 8/27/2019

A U.S. District Court judge in Rhode Island sided with CVS Pharmacy in granting a preliminary injunction to enforce CVS’ noncompete agreement blocking the executive who ran its Caremark retail network from working for Amazon’s … second high-profile lawsuit of its kind in recent months. Optum also sued a former executive , David Smith, who left the company to join another Amazon healthcare venture, Haven, saying he stole trade secrets he

Cigna seeks sale of group benefits insurance business: Reuters | CNBC | 8/20/2019

CVS Health , which acquired Aetna last year, as well as UnitedHealth Group Inc and its pharmacy benefit manager Optum. Any proceeds from the sale of its group benefits insurance business could help Cigna pay down its long-term debt, which totaled $37 billion as of the end of June …

DaVita

DaVita (DVA) Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss Estimates in Q2 - August 2, 2019 - Zacks.com | 8/2/2019

DaVita Inc. ( DVA - Free Report ) reported second-quarter 2019 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.22, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.10. The figure rose 16.2% on a year-over-year basis. Total revenues … the divestment of the DaVita Medical Group (“DMG”) division to Optum, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group ( UNH - Free Report ) for a deal value of $4.34 billion. Financial Condition DaVita exited the second quarter with operating

Express Scripts

Cigna seeks sale of group benefits insurance business: Reuters | CNBC | 8/20/2019

… move to shed it underscores its decision to focus on healthcare following its $54-billion acquisition of pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Holding last year. The Bloomfield, Connecticut-based company is working with an investment … well as UnitedHealth Group Inc and its pharmacy benefit manager Optum. Any proceeds from the sale of its group benefits insurance business could help Cigna pay down its long-term debt, which totaled $37 billion …

Consumers like their pharmacies, but CVS trails rivals in survey | Healthcare Dive | 8/20/2019

… Health Mart and Rite Aid. For mail order pharmacies, Humana was most highly rated, followed by Kaiser Permanente and UnitedHealth’s OptumRx. CVS pharmacy, whether in-store or mail order, was below average in terms of … operates the second largest mail-order/specialty pharmacy, after Cigna-Express Scripts, with an estimated $38.6 billion in prescription revenues last year. The mail order was just below average in consumer satisfaction, behind Humana, Kaiser …

McKesson

Global big data in healthcare market was valued at over $ 14.7 billion in 2018 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 20% to reach $ 42.8 billion by 2024 | PR Newswire | 8/27/2019

Optum, Inc., Premier, Inc., McKesson Corporation, Epic Systems Corp., GE Healthcare, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corp., Philips Healthcare, etc. Major companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products in order to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments. Since 2005, IBM is working on the development of its big data and analytics and …

Global Operating Room Management Industry | PR Newswire | 8/21/2019

McKesson Corporation ( USA ); Nexus AG ( Germany ); Omnicell, Inc. ( USA ); Optum, Inc. ( USA ); Picis Clinical Solutions, Inc. ( USA ); Richard Wolf GmbH ( Germany ); Steris ( France ); Surgical Information Systems LLC ( USA ) Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05799267/?utm_source=PRN OPERATING ROOM MANAGEMENT MARKET ANALYSIS, TRENDS, AND FORECASTS, JULY 2019 CONTENTS I. METHODOLOGY II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1. MARKET OVERVIEW Global Competitor Market Shares Operating Room Management Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in …

Cerner

Global big data in healthcare market was valued at over $ 14.7 billion in 2018 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 20% to reach $ 42.8 billion by 2024 | PR Newswire | 8/27/2019

Cerner Corp., Optum, Inc., Premier, Inc., McKesson Corporation, Epic Systems Corp., GE Healthcare, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corp., Philips Healthcare, etc. Major companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products in order to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments. Since 2005, IBM is working on the development of its big data and …

Clinical Risk Grouping Solutions Market Worth $829 Million by 2024 – Exclusive Market Report by M&M | PR Newswire | 8/23/2019

Optum Inc. (US), Cerner Corporation (US), Conduent Inc. (US), Nuance Communications (US), Health Catalyst (US), HBI Solutions (US), Johns Hopkins University (US), Lightbeam Health Solutions (US), Dynamic Healthcare Systems (US), 4S Information Systems (US), Evolent Health (US) and Pera Health (US). Browse Adjacent Markets @ Healthcare IT Market Research Reports & Consulting Browse Related Reports Population Health Management Market by Component (Software, Services), End User (Healthcare Providers, Healthcare Payers, Employer Groups, Government …

Allscripts

Global big data in healthcare market was valued at over $ 14.7 billion in 2018 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 20% to reach $ 42.8 billion by 2024 | PR Newswire | 8/27/2019

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Cerner Corp., Optum, Inc., Premier, Inc., McKesson Corporation, Epic Systems Corp., GE Healthcare, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corp., Philips Healthcare, etc. Major companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products in order to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments. Since 2005, IBM is working on the development of …

Global Operating Room Management Industry | PR Newswire | 8/21/2019

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. ( USA ); Becton, Dickinson and Company ( USA ); BrainLab AG ( Germany ); Cerner Corporation ( USA ); DXC Technology Company ( USA ); GE Healthcare ( USA ); Getinge AB ( Sweden ); McKesson Corporation ( USA ); Nexus AG ( Germany ); Omnicell, Inc. ( USA ); Optum, Inc. ( USA ); Picis Clinical Solutions, Inc. ( USA ); Richard Wolf GmbH ( Germany ); Steris ( France ); Surgical Information Systems LLC ( USA ) Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05799267/?utm_source=PRN OPERATING ROOM MANAGEMENT MARKET ANALYSIS, TRENDS …

Quest Diagnostics

July-reported healthcare breaches exposed 22 million people’s data | Modern Healthcare | 8/9/2019

Quest Diagnostics in June said a data breach resulting from an unauthorized user accessing the vendor’s web payment system between August 2018 and March 2019 had affected millions of their patients, but that AMCA had not yet provided them with information on which patients’ data was exposed. After further investigation, Optum360, one of Quest’s revenue-cycle contractors, on July 1 filed a formal report of the data breach with the …

Global Computer Assisted Coding Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2019-2025 | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 7/31/2019

Optum, Inc. ( USA ) Quest Diagnostics, Inc. ( USA ) TruCode LLC. ( USA ) For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/cjwwo0 Research and Markets also offers Custom Research services providing focused, comprehensive and tailored research. Media Contact: Research and Markets Laura Wood , Senior Manager [email protected] For E.S.T Office Hours Call +1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call +1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907 Fax (outside …

Leerink Partners

CVS’s $68 Billion Bid to Bring One-Stop Shopping to Health Care - Bloomberg | 12/7/2017

… to have a different rival in mind: UnitedHealth Group Inc. The biggest U.S. health insurer, UnitedHealth has been expanding its OptumCare arm, which owns clinics and surgery centers, as it seeks to gain more control … a CVS location, according to David Larsen, an analyst at Leerink Partners. “This is going to be appealing to a huge number of people,” says Ingrid Lindberg, president of Kobie Marketing Inc. and a former …

Here’s why CVS is spending $69 billion to buy insurer Aetna | Boston Globe | 12/4/2017

Leerink Partners, a health care investment bank. It hinges on CVS’s plan to make its stores more focused on clinic services, but “the adoption of this care delivery model by American consumers is unproven,” she wrote in a recent report. Optum Care, the drug-benefits management arm of UnitedHealthcare, “is well on its way and aligned with the existing model for access of care delivery by the US consumer.” Advertisement …

Goldman Sachs

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) CEO David Wichmann on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 7/18/2019

Optum John Rex - CFO Eric Murphy - CEO, OptumInsight Brian Thompson - CEO, Medicare & Retirement Tom Roos - SVP and Chief Accounting Officer Conference Call Participants Justin Lake - Wolfe Research Charles Rhyee - Cowen Josh Raskin - Nephron Research Matthew Borsch - BMO Capital Markets David Windley - Jeffries Kevin Fischbeck - Bank of America Ricky Goldwasser - Morgan Stanley Steve Tanal - Goldman Sachs A.J. Rice - Credit Suisse Peter Costa - Wells Fargo Securities Sarah James - Piper Jaffray Lance Wilkes …

The Big Money is Betting on Healthcare and What That Means for Providers and Patients: Healthcare Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 6/5/2019

… a more comprehensive suite of services to the patient. It probably won’t be long before other high-profile banks like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley , Citigroup , Bank of America and others enter the fray. Possible acquisition … entities have also now attached to powerful health insurance companies. OptumRx , another major pharmacy manager, is owned by UnitedHealth Group . And Anthem , which operates for-profit Blue Cross plans in several states, is developing its …

New Mountain Capital

No megamergers, but healthcare deals up in Q2: PwC | FierceHealthcare | 7/26/2019

New Mountain Capital. The addition of Equian could help Optum branch out beyond healthcare, as Equian also serves other types of insurance, officials said. - The top private equity deals included West Street Capital Partners CII’s $2.7 billion deal to acquire Capital Vision Services LP. Amulet Capital Partners LP acquired three gastroenterology practices for $100 million. - West Street Capital Partners VII announced plans to acquire optometry group Capital Vision Services for …

Morgan Stanley

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) CEO David Wichmann on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 7/18/2019

Optum John Rex - CFO Eric Murphy - CEO, OptumInsight Brian Thompson - CEO, Medicare & Retirement Tom Roos - SVP and Chief Accounting Officer Conference Call Participants Justin Lake - Wolfe Research Charles Rhyee - Cowen Josh Raskin - Nephron Research Matthew Borsch - BMO Capital Markets David Windley - Jeffries Kevin Fischbeck - Bank of America Ricky Goldwasser - Morgan Stanley Steve Tanal - Goldman Sachs A.J. Rice - Credit Suisse Peter Costa - Wells Fargo Securities Sarah James - Piper Jaffray Lance Wilkes …

The Big Money is Betting on Healthcare and What That Means for Providers and Patients: Healthcare Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare | PRWeb | 6/5/2019

… comprehensive suite of services to the patient. It probably won’t be long before other high-profile banks like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley , Citigroup , Bank of America and others enter the fray. Possible acquisition targets will … entities have also now attached to powerful health insurance companies. OptumRx , another major pharmacy manager, is owned by UnitedHealth Group . And Anthem , which operates for-profit Blue Cross plans in several states, is developing its …

TA Associates

Anthem to Launch Its Own Pharmacy-Benefit Manager–Update | Morningstar | 10/18/2017

… more heft with the addition of the script volume associated with the second-biggest U.S. insurer. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s OptumRx, had been seen facing a challenge in winning Anthem’s business because UnitedHealth’s insurance arm … medical-benefits manager eviCore healthcare for $3.6 billion from investors TA Associates, Ridgemont Equity Partners and General Atlantic. Anthem’s business had been worth around $17.1 billion in annual revenue to Express Scripts. Anthem sued Express …

Anthem to Launch Its Own Pharmacy-Benefit Manager–2nd Update | Morningstar | 10/18/2017

… more heft with the addition of the script volume associated with the second-biggest U.S. insurer. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s OptumRx, had been seen facing a challenge in winning Anthem’s business because UnitedHealth’s insurance arm … medical-benefits manager eviCore healthcare for $3.6 billion from investors TA Associates, Ridgemont Equity Partners and General Atlantic. Anthem’s business had been worth around $17.1 billion in annual revenue to Express Scripts. Anthem sued Express …

Ridgemont Equity Partners

Anthem to Launch Its Own Pharmacy-Benefit Manager–Update | Morningstar | 10/18/2017

… more heft with the addition of the script volume associated with the second-biggest U.S. insurer. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s OptumRx, had been seen facing a challenge in winning Anthem’s business because UnitedHealth’s insurance arm … manager eviCore healthcare for $3.6 billion from investors TA Associates, Ridgemont Equity Partners and General Atlantic. Anthem’s business had been worth around $17.1 billion in annual revenue to Express Scripts. Anthem sued Express Scripts in …

Anthem to Launch Its Own Pharmacy-Benefit Manager–2nd Update | Morningstar | 10/18/2017

… more heft with the addition of the script volume associated with the second-biggest U.S. insurer. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s OptumRx, had been seen facing a challenge in winning Anthem’s business because UnitedHealth’s insurance arm … manager eviCore healthcare for $3.6 billion from investors TA Associates, Ridgemont Equity Partners and General Atlantic. Anthem’s business had been worth around $17.1 billion in annual revenue to Express Scripts. Anthem sued Express Scripts in …

Jefferies Financial Group

Cigna Corporation (CI) CEO David Cordani on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/2/2019

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI ) Q1 2019 Results Earnings Conference Call May 2, 2019 8:30 AM ET Company Participants William McDowell - VP of IR David Cordani - President and CEO Eric Palmer - EVP and CFO Conference Call Participants Kevin Fischbeck - Bank of America A.J. Rice - Credit Suisse Justin Lake - Wolfe Research Scott Fidel - Stephens David Stybloin - Jefferies Josh Raskin - Nephron Research Steven Valiquette - Barclays Matt Borsch - BMO Capital Markets Steve Tanal - Goldman …

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (HCA) CEO Samuel Hazen on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/1/2019

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: HCA ) Q1 2019 Earnings 10:00 AM Mark Kimbrough - Vice President of Investor Relations Samuel Hazen - Chief Executive Officer William Rutherford - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Gary Taylor - JP Morgan Chase & Co. Pito Chickering - Deutsche Bank A.J. Rice - Credit Suisse Frank Morgan - RBC Capital Markets LLC Peter Costa - Wells Fargo Securities Michael Newshel - Evercore ISI Ann Hynes - Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. Matthew Gillmor - Robert W …

General Atlantic

25 Machine Learning Startups To Watch In 2019 | Forbes | 5/28/2019

… in funding over six rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Jun 19, 2018, from a Series E round. Accel, General Atlantic, IVP (Institutional Venture Partners) are the lead investors in the latest round. Dataiku … Series A round raised on May 17, 2019, led by Optum. Hunters.AI – What makes this startup unique in the rapidly growing field of AI and machine learning-based cybersecurity startups is the approach to provide …

Anthem to Launch Its Own Pharmacy-Benefit Manager–Update | Morningstar | 10/18/2017

… more heft with the addition of the script volume associated with the second-biggest U.S. insurer. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s OptumRx, had been seen facing a challenge in winning Anthem’s business because UnitedHealth’s insurance arm … 3.6 billion from investors TA Associates, Ridgemont Equity Partners and General Atlantic. Anthem’s business had been worth around $17.1 billion in annual revenue to Express Scripts. Anthem sued Express Scripts in 2016, seeking around $15 …

SVB Leerink

UnitedHealth to jumpstart Q2 results with eyes on volume, ‘Medicare for All’ | Healthcare Dive | 7/16/2019

Optum business. Volume trends, talk of “Medicare for All” on the campaign trail and emerging CMS payment models are among the topics likely to bubble up as payers begin reporting their earnings over the next few weeks. Utilization subdued Utilization is slowing in the second quarter, according to a June survey of 48 hospital administrators. SVB Leerink analysts noted this is a positive for payers and their medical cost trends …

10 updates on UnitedHealth Group | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2019

SVB Leerink analyst told Business Insider. 6. OptumCare, the healthcare delivery unit of UnitedHealth, won’t own inpatient care or post-acute care services, the health insurer’s CEO said during an annual strategy conference. 7. People familiar with the deal told The Wall Street Journal that UnitedHealth, Optum’s parent company, has agreed to buy healthcare payments firm Equian in a $3.2 billion deal, and that the payer would likely merge it …

RBC Capital Markets

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (HCA) CEO Samuel Hazen on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/1/2019

… and Chief Financial Officer Gary Taylor - JP Morgan Chase & Co. Pito Chickering - Deutsche Bank A.J. Rice - Credit Suisse Frank Morgan - RBC Capital Markets LLC Peter Costa - Wells Fargo Securities Michael Newshel - Evercore ISI Ann Hynes … had a compelling offer put in front of us by Optum and we chose to pursue that, so we’ll transition to that relationship next year. But that’s just part of our ongoing renewal process inside …

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) CEO David Wichmann on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 4/16/2019

Optum Steve Nelson - CEO, UnitedHealthcare John Rex - CFO Brian Thompson - CEO, Medicare & Retirement Dan Schumacher - President and COO, UnitedHealthcare John Prince - CEO, OptumRx, Inc. Andrew Hayek - CEO, SCA Heather Cianfrocco - CEO, Community & State Wyatt Decker - CEO, OptumHealth Conference Call Participants Peter Costa - Wells Fargo Securities Dave Windley - Jefferies Justin Lake - Wolfe Research Steven Valiquette - Barclays Frank Morgan - RBC Capital Markets Kevin Fischbeck - Bank of America Sarah James - Piper Jaffray Josh …

HCA

Katie Couric and Maria Menounos Promote Healthy Living at Rally Health’s Pop-up Event in New York City | Business Wire | 8/27/2019

… UnitedHealthcare, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, and Health Alliance. With offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Chicago, Minneapolis, Denver, Los Angeles, Cypress, CA, and Las Vegas, the team behind Rally Health has been working together since 2010 to transform the consumer health industry. Rally Health is part of the Optum business of UnitedHealth Group. For more information, please visit www.RallyHealth.com . Contacts Darcy Provo 415-871-1731 [email protected]

Global big data in healthcare market was valued at over $ 14.7 billion in 2018 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 20% to reach $ 42.8 billion by 2024 | PR Newswire | 8/27/2019

NEW YORK Global Big Data in Healthcare Market By Component (Software & Service), By Deployment (On-premise & Cloud), By Analytics Type (Descriptive; Predictive & Prescriptive), By Application (Financial Analytics & Others), By End User, By Region, Competition, Forecast … in healthcare market include Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Cerner Corp., Optum, Inc., Premier, Inc., McKesson Corporation, Epic Systems Corp., GE Healthcare, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corp., Philips

DaVita Medical Group

Optum’s $4.3B DaVita acquisition, customer alignment & care-management strategy — 5 insights on Q2 results | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/22/2019

Optum contributing strongly to the results, according to UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann. During a second-quarter earnings call, Mr. Wichmann and other executives of Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth Group discussed recent partnerships, quarterly results and strategy for the company’s health services business, Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Optum. Five takeaways from Seeking Alpha’ s transcription of the call: David Wichmann: “Our recently completed combination with DaVita Medical Group meaningfully expands …

Optum, John Muir Health Use Data Analytics to Improve Patient Care | HealthIT Analytics | 7/22/2019

Tools & Strategies News Optum, John Muir Health Use Data Analytics to Improve Patient Care The organizations will partner and leverage data analytics tools to deliver quality, affordable care to patients in the Bay Area. 22 … high-quality care at lower costs. The company recently acquired DaVita Medical Group, one of the nation’s leading independent medical groups. DaVita Medical Group will join OptumCare, which serves over 80 health plans, and will

Surgical Care Affiliates

7 things Optum has done in the past 90 days | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/18/2019

UnitedHealth’s Optum has the attention of healthcare providers, insurers and consumers as the company continues to grow in non-traditional ways. Over the past three months, Optum and its companies have made key acquisitions and … not have plans to purchase hospitals. Caitlin Zulla, CFO for Surgical Care Affiliates, an OptumCare company, told CFO.com in May that SCA has partnerships with 215 ASCs and plans to add 20 more centers in

Physicians Endoscopy partners with Cleveland hospital & more — 6 ASC industry notes | Becker’s ASC Review | 6/25/2019

Optum completed its acquisition of DaVita Medical Group, which will now become part of OptumCare alongside the company’s ASC business, Deerfield, Ill.-based Surgical Care Affiliates.\ Physicians at Harborside Surgery Center performed 300-plus total joint replacements in 2018. The center is a Towson, Md.-based SurgCenter Development partner. Asheville, N.C.-based Mission Hospital tapped HCA Healthcare Orange Park (Fla.) Medical Center CEO Chad Patrick to serve as its new …

John Muir Health

Optum, John Muir Health talk partnership: ‘The best of both worlds’ | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/7/2019

UnitedHealth Group’s Optum announced last month that it is partnering with John Muir Health to help the system remain independent and become more competitive in the San Francisco Bay Area. As part of the partnership, Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Optum will take over Walnut Creek, Calif.-based John Muir’s information technology, revenue cycle management, analytics, purchasing, claims processing and other nonclinical functions. Optum and John Muir representatives said Optum will …

Optum’s big inpatient pivot & more — 6 ASC industry notes | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/30/2019

Here are six updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note: Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Optum has broken from its pattern of acquiring physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care facilities and surgery centers with plans to take over John Muir Health’s non-clinical functions. Read more. Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare will spin off its Conifer business into a separate, publicly traded company. Brentwood, Tenn.-based Surgery Partners is …

Kaiser Permanente

Only 20% of Customers Use A Pharmacy’s Mobile App, J.D. Power Finds | HIT Consultant | 8/21/2019

Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy (886) ranks second and OptumRx (869) ranks third. Why It Matters “As technology companies promise to change the way Americans address their pharmacy needs, our data suggests that changing such entrenched behavior will be an uphill battle,” said Greg Truex, Managing Director of Health Intelligence at J.D. Power. “Customers enjoy visiting their brick-and-mortar pharmacy and they get a great deal of satisfaction from speaking directly …

Pharmacy Customers Slow to Adopt Digital Offerings but Satisfaction Increases When They Do, J.D. Power Finds | PR Newswire | 8/20/2019

Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy (886) ranks second and OptumRx (869) ranks third. The U.S. Pharmacy Study, now in its 11th year, measures customer satisfaction with brick-and-mortar and mail order pharmacies. The 2019 study is based on responses from 12,059 pharmacy customers who filled a prescription during the three months prior to the survey period of May- June 2019 . For more information about the U.S. Pharmacy Study, visit https://www.jdpower.com …

Intermountain Healthcare

Optum completes $4.3B DaVita Medical Group acquisition to OptumCare | Becker’s ASC Review | 6/21/2019

Sponsored by VMG Health 214.369.4888 Optum completes $4.3B DaVita Medical Group acquisition to OptumCare Written by Laura Dyrda June 20, Optum completed its acquisition of DaVita Medical Group, which will now become part of OptumCare … care practice in southern Nevada, which will become part of Intermountain Healthcare over the next 40 days. Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser also filed a complaint citing anti-competitive concerns about how the merger would

UnitedHealth Higher on Report It May Buy Payments Group Equian for $3.2 Billion - TheStreet | 6/21/2019

Optum division, which recently closed its $4.3 billion purchase of DaVita medical group after getting Federal Trade Commission approval on Wednesday. UnitedHealth must now sell one of DaVita’s units in Las Vegas to a Utah-based group called Intermountain Healthcare in order to abide by the FTC’s decision. UnitedHealth shares were marked 0.04% higher in per-market trading Friday, indicating an opening bell price of $247.85 each, a move that …

Tenet Healthcare

Physicians Endoscopy names new CEO & more — 9 ASC industry notes | Becker’s ASC Review | 8/20/2019

… 8,639.97 for total knee arthroplasty in its 2020 outpatient and ASC prospective payment system proposed rule. Read more . Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp. donated $350,000 to the El Paso (Texas) Community Foundation to support families … private companies in the U.S. UnitedHealth Group’s health services arm, Optum , acquired Deerfield, Ill.-based Surgical Care Affiliates in January 2017, and since then the ASC management company has steadily grown. CEO Tony Kilgore offered …

Optum’s big inpatient pivot & more — 6 ASC industry notes | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/30/2019

Here are six updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note: Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Optum has broken from its pattern of acquiring physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care facilities and surgery centers with plans to take over John Muir Health’s non-clinical functions. Read more. Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare will spin off its Conifer business into a separate, publicly traded company. Brentwood, Tenn.-based Surgery Partners is …

Cleveland Clinic

Optum’s big inpatient pivot & more — 6 ASC industry notes | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/30/2019

Here are six updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note: Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Optum has broken from its pattern of acquiring physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care facilities and surgery centers … the largest independent gastroenterology services organization in the nation. The Cleveland Clinic is planning to add new surgical facilities to its Cole Eye Institute. Total joint and spine center developer MUVE Health partnered with digital

COO Departs From Billionaire’s Health Initiative Haven For ‘Family Reasons’ | Kaiser Health News | 5/20/2019

… as its digital health general manager, an affiliated startup Accolade that oversaw employee health benefits as well as UnitedHealth Group’s Optum. (Kacik, 5/17) CNBC: Haven, The New Health Venture Led By Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway And … been considered part of the job. When you visit the Cleveland Clinic emergency department — whether as a patient, family member or friend — a large sign directs you toward a metal detector. (Harris-Taylor, 5/20) This …

Mayo Clinic

The US has fantastic health care, the problem is…. | Healthcare Dive | 8/12/2019

… executive interview series, CEO and physician Wyatt Decker discusses his perspectives on today’s challenges and opportunities for reinventing health care. OptumHealth share Sponsored Content By IMAGINE THIS SCENARIO: There are 200 people in a room … who brings more than two decades of service within the Mayo Clinic. He held dual roles as chief medical information officer for Mayo Clinic and CEO of Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Dr. Decker often conducts …

59 hospital, health system executive resignations in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/21/2019

Mayo Clinic’s campus in Phoenix, departed for an executive leadership role at Optum, a subsidiary of UnitedHealthcare Group. 11. Gail Donovan , president of health services and COO of Cincinnati-based TriHealth, is planning to step down.12. Gina Dugas , CFO of Baton Rouge, La.-based Woman’s Hospital is leaving.13. Saad Ehtisham , COO of Leesburg, Fla.-based Central Florida Health, is resigning for a new leadership opportunity.14. Jim Flynn …

Dignity Health

Patient Registration - Per Diem - Chandler, AZ - UnitedHealth Group - CHANDLER, AZ | 5/14/2019

Share Description Healthcare isn’t just changing. It’s growing more complex every day. ICD - 10 Coding replaces ICD - 9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and Healthcare organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And that’s what fueled these exciting new opportunities. Who are we? Optum360 . We’re a dynamic new partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to …

Patient Registration Representative / Outpatient Services - Chandler, AZ - UnitedHealth Group - CHANDLER, AZ | 4/14/2019

Share Description Healthcare isn’t just changing. It’s growing more complex every day. ICD - 10 Coding replaces ICD - 9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and Healthcare organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And that’s what fueled these exciting new opportunities. Who are we? Optum360. We’re a dynamic new partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to …

UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People in Carolinas and Georgia Preparing for Hurricane Dorian | Business Wire | 9/1/2019

ATLANTA- UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are taking action to help people in the Carolinas and Georgia who may be affected by Hurricane Dorian. This is in addition to actions taken earlier to support individuals in Florida. Support includes assisting health plan participants who may need to make alternate arrangements to access care and early prescription refills, as well as offering …

UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People in Carolinas and Georgia Preparing for Hurricane Dorian – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 9/1/2019

Assistance for UnitedHealthcare plan participants whose access to care or prescriptions needs may have been affected Free emotional-support help line from Optum open to anyone ATLANTA –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 31, 2019– UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are taking action to help people in the Carolinas and Georgia who may be affected by Hurricane Dorian. This is in addition to actions …

Aetna

Cigna seeks sale of group benefits insurance business: Reuters | CNBC | 8/20/2019

… people as of that date, according to Cigna’s second-quarter financial statement. Other health insurers have carried out similar divestitures. Aetna announced in October 2017 that it would sell its U.S. group life and disability … well as UnitedHealth Group Inc and its pharmacy benefit manager Optum. Any proceeds from the sale of its group benefits insurance business could help Cigna pay down its long-term debt, which totaled $37 billion …

Exclusive: Cigna seeks sale of group benefits insurance business - sources | Yahoo News | 8/20/2019

… people as of that date, according to Cigna’s second-quarter financial statement. Other health insurers have carried out similar divestitures. Aetna Inc announced in October 2017 that it would sell its U.S. group life and … as UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH.N and its pharmacy benefit manager Optum. Any proceeds from the sale of its group benefits insurance business could help Cigna pay down its long-term debt, which totaled $37 billion …

Cigna

Cigna seeks sale of group benefits insurance business: Reuters | CNBC | 8/20/2019

David Cordani, president and CEO of CIGNA Corp., appears on CNBC at the New York Stock Exchange, March 8, 2018. Brendan McDermid Reuters U.S. health insurer Cigna is exploring a sale of its group benefits … well as UnitedHealth Group Inc and its pharmacy benefit manager Optum. Any proceeds from the sale of its group benefits insurance business could help Cigna pay down its long-term debt, which totaled $37 billion

Consumers like their pharmacies, but CVS trails rivals in survey | Healthcare Dive | 8/20/2019

… Health Mart and Rite Aid. For mail order pharmacies, Humana was most highly rated, followed by Kaiser Permanente and UnitedHealth’s OptumRx. CVS pharmacy, whether in-store or mail order, was below average in terms of … CVS operates the second largest mail-order/specialty pharmacy, after Cigna-Express Scripts, with an estimated $38.6 billion in prescription revenues last year. The mail order was just below average in consumer satisfaction, behind Humana …

Humana

Only 20% of Customers Use A Pharmacy’s Mobile App, J.D. Power Finds | HIT Consultant | 8/21/2019

Humana Pharmacy ranks highest overall in mail order with a score of 900. Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy (886) ranks second and OptumRx (869) ranks third. Why It Matters “As technology companies promise to change the way Americans address their pharmacy needs, our data suggests that changing such entrenched behavior will be an uphill battle,” said Greg Truex, Managing Director of Health Intelligence at J.D. Power. “Customers enjoy visiting their brick-and …

Pharmacy Customers Slow to Adopt Digital Offerings but Satisfaction Increases When They Do, J.D. Power Finds | PR Newswire | 8/20/2019

Humana Pharmacy ranks highest overall in mail order with a score of 900. Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy (886) ranks second and OptumRx (869) ranks third. The U.S. Pharmacy Study, now in its 11th year, measures customer satisfaction with brick-and-mortar and mail order pharmacies. The 2019 study is based on responses from 12,059 pharmacy customers who filled a prescription during the three months prior to the survey period of May …

Anthem

Study Shows Non-clinical Program Reduces Hospital Readmissions by 33% | PR Newswire | 7/23/2019

… one of the founders of the Blue Cross Association’s National Medical Management forum and former leader at United Health Group/Optum Health where he was part of the joint venture with Cisco systems. Two analyses … headquartered in Las Vegas, NV , has health plan clients including Anthem Inc. for both their Medicaid and commercial lines of business, as well as hospital systems, and self-funded groups. For more information, visit https …

UnitedHealth (UNH) Closes DaVita Unit Buy, Expands OptumCare | Yahoo News | 6/27/2019

UnitedHealth Group Inc. ’s UNH Optum unit has completed the buyout of DaVita Medical Group, a unit of DaVita Inc. DVA, for $4.3 billion in cash. This acquisition has been made by OptumCare — a sub … members served and revenue), against companies like Cigna Corp. CI, Anthem Inc. ANTM, Humana and others. Meanwhile, an increasing trend of consolidation is being witnessed across the industry, which is itself undergoing rapid transformation owing

Wellcare

No megamergers, but healthcare deals up in Q2: PwC | FierceHealthcare | 7/26/2019

… UnitedHealth Group’s $3.2 billion acquisition of payment-processing firm Equian from New Mountain Capital. The addition of Equian could help Optum branch out beyond healthcare, as Equian also serves other types of insurance, officials said … most recent megadeal was Centene Corp’s $17.4 billion acquisition of Wellcare . Long-term care saw the most quarterly activity with 114 total deals. There were no deal values disclosed in the behavioral health care sector …

Magellan Health

The 10 Biggest Health Insurance Stocks | Yahoo News | 7/11/2019

… NYSE: CNC) $21 billion 7. Wellcare Health Plans (NYSE: WCG) $14 billion 8. Molina Healthcare (NYSE: MOH) $9 billion 9. Magellan Health (NASDAQ: MGLN) $1.7 billion 10. Health Insurance Innovations (NASDAQ: HIIQ) $348 million Data … UnitedHealth Group is enjoying even more revenue growth from its Optum segments, which include OptumHealth, OptumInsight, and OptumRx. OptumHealth provides health management and health financial services. OptumInsight provides healthcare technology services. OptumRx is a leading …

10 updates on UnitedHealth Group | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2019

Magellan Health, an SVB Leerink analyst told Business Insider. 6. OptumCare, the healthcare delivery unit of UnitedHealth, won’t own inpatient care or post-acute care services, the health insurer’s CEO said during an annual strategy conference. 7. People familiar with the deal told The Wall Street Journal that UnitedHealth, Optum’s parent company, has agreed to buy healthcare payments firm Equian in a $3.2 billion deal, and that the payer would …

Centene Corp

No megamergers, but healthcare deals up in Q2: PwC | FierceHealthcare | 7/26/2019

… UnitedHealth Group’s $3.2 billion acquisition of payment-processing firm Equian from New Mountain Capital. The addition of Equian could help Optum branch out beyond healthcare, as Equian also serves other types of insurance, officials said … of the preceding seven quarters. The most recent megadeal was Centene Corp’s $17.4 billion acquisition of Wellcare . Long-term care saw the most quarterly activity with 114 total deals. There were no deal values disclosed …

The Health Plan

Rite Aid: R-E-L-A-X - Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) | Seeking Alpha | 5/14/2019

… which has hurt the valuations of Cigna ( CI ), CVS, and UnitedHealth Group ( UNH ) which respectively own Express Scripts, Caremark, and OptumRX. These three PBMs comprise over 70% of the market although emerging PBMs like Rite … rebate directly on to the plan sponsor that is providing the health plan to their employees. This allows the employer to then lower healthcare costs or copays or do whatever they think is best. Congress …

Cigna Corporation (CI) CEO David Cordani on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/2/2019

… growth in core adjusted pharmacy scripts. Our guidance does not include Cigna pharmacy script volumes we expect to transition from OptumRx. And consistent with all of our key performance metrics for the segment, this guidance … Health Service business and the client portfolio, essentially think about the health plan portion that portfolios complete. And think about the commercial portion of that portfolios completing. So there could be some variability in the …

Health Net

59 hospital, health system executive resignations in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/21/2019

… Decker, MD, vice president and CEO of the Mayo Clinic’s campus in Phoenix, departed for an executive leadership role at Optum, a subsidiary of UnitedHealthcare Group. 11. Gail Donovan , president of health services and COO … Mike Poore , regional president of Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Lutheran Health Network, is resigning, effective by the end of the month.42. Amita Health Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale (Ill.) President and CEO Steve Province resigned …

10 things to know about Optum, the $101B healthcare company keeping hospital execs up at night | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/21/2019

Hospital and health system leaders may have a difficult time defining Optum — the fastest-growing unit of the largest health insurer in the country — as a competitor or a collaborator. Here are 10 things to … Polyclinic — based in Seattle with more than 200 physicians American Health Network —based in Indianapolis and Columbus, Ohio, with more than 200 physicians 6. Optum joins forces with physicians via direct employment, network affiliation or

David Wichmann

Optum’s $4.3B DaVita acquisition, customer alignment & care-management strategy — 5 insights on Q2 results | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/22/2019

UnitedHealth Group’s total revenues grew by 9 percent year over year in the first half of 2019, with UnitedHealthcare and Optum contributing strongly to the results, according to UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann. During a second-quarter earnings call, Mr. Wichmann and other executives of Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth Group discussed recent partnerships, quarterly results and strategy for the company’s health services business, Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Optum. Five takeaways …

UnitedHealth Reverses Course, Approves Coverage For $2.1 Million Gene Therapy For Family Racing Against Clock | Kaiser Health News | 7/19/2019

OptumRx business added more customers and moved deeper into specialty services like the infusion of drugs at patient homes. (7/18) Reuters: UnitedHealth Boosts Earnings Forecast, Set To Pass Price Discounts To Patients “You can expect us not to change our stance on rebates,” Chief Executive Officer David Wichmann said on a conference call with analysts to discuss the earnings. UnitedHealth shares were down $5.65, or 2%, at $260.94 in morning …

Dirk McMahon

UnitedHealth Group’s Medicare Advantage Enrollment Jumps 10% And Boosts Profits | Forbes | 7/18/2019

Dirk McMahon, who was recently elevated to be CEO of UnitedHealth’s UnitedHealthcare health insurance business from a top role at Optum, told analysts Wednesday morning on the insurer’s second-quarter earnings call. “Year-over-year, we’ve grown by more than 540,000 people across all these important areas, greater than 10 percent. We see significant macro revenue growth opportunities in these categories for years to come.” UnitedHealth ended the second quarter …

UnitedHealth Q2 revenue growth fueled by Medicare, Optum | Healthcare Dive | 7/18/2019

… and disciplined in how [it] went to market in 2019 in terms of thinking about this tax returning,” UnitedHealthcare CEO Dirk McMahon said on the earnings call with investors and reporters. Insurers are expected to … personal care coordinator starting next year. UnitedHealth’s health services division, Optum, reported revenues of $28 billion in the second quarter. That’s a $3.3 billion spike, or 13.4%, year over year. That revenue growth, along with …

Donald Trump

UnitedHealth hikes profit forecast after big 2Q | Yahoo News | 7/18/2019

… the year after earnings rose almost 13% in the second quarter, topping most expectations. Growing Medicare Advantage coverage and an Optum business that runs prescription drug plans as well as doctor clinics and surgery centers … private coverage. But the stock rallied this month after President Donald Trump ended a plan to change how rebates for prescription drugs are administered. Shares have climbed about 7% so far this year, compared with …

CVS and other drug-plan providers surge after the Trump administration scraps a key part of its push to lower prices | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 7/11/2019

… Medicare and Medicaid and find a different way to increase revenue. The rebate rule served as a centerpiece for President Donald Trump’s plan to reduce drug prices, and it would’ve deprived PBMs of a crucial … Scripts, CVS Health’s Caremark business, and the UnitedHealth Group-owned OptumRx. Markets Insider is looking for a panel of millennial investors. If you’re active in the markets, CLICK HERE to sign up. Health and Human …

Steve Nelson

Optum names new president, COO | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/2/2019

Optum names new president, COO Written by Laura Dyrda July 02, 2019 Print Email UnitedHealth Group named Daniel Schumacher president and COO of Optum in an organizationwide leadership transition. Mr. Schumacher previously served as president and COO of UnitedHealthcare and will replace Dirk McMahon as president and COO of Optum. Mr. McMahon was named CEO of UnitedHealthcare after CEO Steve Nelson retired. In his new role, Mr. Schumacher oversees OptumInsight …

UnitedHealth names Optum COO Dirk McMahon as new CEO - MarketWatch | 6/28/2019

UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH, +1.18% said Friday it has named Dirk McMahon, currently president and chief operating officer of its Optum platform as its new chief executive. McMahon will replace Steve Nelson, who is retiring. The company said Daniel Schumacher, who is currently president and COO of UnitedHealthcare, will become president and COO of Optum. McMahon has held several roles at UnitedHealth, which he joined in 2003. UnitedHealth shares were …

Andrew Witty

Optum’s $4.3B DaVita acquisition, customer alignment & care-management strategy — 5 insights on Q2 results | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/22/2019

… UnitedHealth Group’s total revenues grew by 9 percent year over year in the first half of 2019, with UnitedHealthcare and Optum contributing strongly to the results, according to UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann. During a … aligned with its customers, serving the needs of local communities.” Andrew Witty, Optum CEO: “We have a very strong view that the best way forward in terms of improving quality [and] bringing down [the] total …

Optum, John Muir Health Use Data Analytics to Improve Patient Care | HealthIT Analytics | 7/22/2019

Tools & Strategies News Optum, John Muir Health Use Data Analytics to Improve Patient Care The organizations will partner and leverage data analytics tools to deliver quality, affordable care to patients in the Bay Area. 22 … of care – including primary, specialty, urgent and surgical care,” said Andrew Witty, CEO of Optum. Through this new partnership, John Muir Health will streamline processes and advance its value-based care efforts using innovative technologies

Daniel Schumacher

7 things Optum has done in the past 90 days | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/18/2019

UnitedHealth’s Optum has the attention of healthcare providers, insurers and consumers as the company continues to grow in non-traditional ways. Over the past three months, Optum and its companies have made key acquisitions and … at the health system. On June 28, UnitedHealth Group named Daniel Schumacher president and COO of Optum after former president Dirk McMahon was promoted to CEO of UnitedHealthcare. Mr. Schumacher will oversee all Optum operations

Optum names new president, COO | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/2/2019

Optum names new president, COO Written by Laura Dyrda July 02, 2019 Print Email UnitedHealth Group named Daniel Schumacher president and COO of Optum in an organizationwide leadership transition. Mr. Schumacher previously served as president and COO of UnitedHealthcare and will replace Dirk McMahon as president and COO of Optum. Mr. McMahon was named CEO of UnitedHealthcare after CEO Steve Nelson retired. In his new role, Mr. Schumacher oversees OptumInsight …

Nancy Chiu

UnitedHealthcare Adds New Fitness Benefit to Medicare Advantage Plans in Arizona | Business Wire | 11/7/2017

… fitness benefit that offers access to exercise classes, workout equipment and social activities at participating fitness locations. In January 2018, Optum Fitness Advantage will be available at no additional cost to people enrolled in eligible … means a lot when living on a fixed income,” said Nancy Chiu, a UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage member in New Jersey. “I am grateful that UnitedHealthcare is offering a fitness program that helps me improve my …

UnitedHealthcare Adds New Fitness Benefit to Medicare Advantage Plans in Florida | Business Wire | 11/6/2017

… fitness benefit that offers access to exercise classes, workout equipment and social activities at participating fitness locations. In January 2018, Optum Fitness Advantage will be available at no additional cost to people enrolled in eligible … means a lot when living on a fixed income,” said Nancy Chiu, a UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage member in New Jersey. “I am grateful that UnitedHealthcare is offering a fitness program that helps me improve my …

Chuck Runyon

UnitedHealthcare Adds New Fitness Benefit to Medicare Advantage Plans in Arizona | Business Wire | 11/7/2017

… fitness benefit that offers access to exercise classes, workout equipment and social activities at participating fitness locations. In January 2018, Optum Fitness Advantage will be available at no additional cost to people enrolled in eligible … members as part of the Optum Fitness Advantage network,” said Chuck Runyon, CEO of Anytime Fitness. “We look forward to working together to provide more fitness choices to seniors, both inside and outside of the …

UnitedHealthcare Adds New Fitness Benefit to Medicare Advantage Plans in Florida | Business Wire | 11/6/2017

… fitness benefit that offers access to exercise classes, workout equipment and social activities at participating fitness locations. In January 2018, Optum Fitness Advantage will be available at no additional cost to people enrolled in eligible … members as part of the Optum Fitness Advantage network,” said Chuck Runyon, CEO of Anytime Fitness. “We look forward to working together to provide more fitness choices to seniors, both inside and outside of the …

Mark Bertolini

CVS-Aetna Deal Leading a Wave of Change in Hospital Sector | Zacks | 12/13/2017

Mark Bertolini.Further competition is being posed by UnitedHealth Group Inc. ( UNH - Free Report ) , which is voraciously spreading its business in this space via its OptumCare unit by acquiring doctor clinics, urgent care facilities and surgery centers. Last week, UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit announced that it would pay nearly $5 billion to buy DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc.’s ( DVA - Free Report ) Medical Group and its clinics and urgent care centers.The expansion …

CVS-Aetna Deal Leading a Wave of Change in Hospital Sector - December 12, 2017 - Zacks.com | 12/12/2017

Mark Bertolini. Further competition is being posed by UnitedHealth Group Inc. ( UNH - Free Report ) , which is voraciously spreading its business in this space via its OptumCare unit by acquiring doctor clinics, urgent care facilities and surgery centers. Last week, UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit announced that it would pay nearly $5 billion to buy DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc.’s ( DVA - Free Report ) Medical Group and its clinics and urgent care centers …

Kent Thiry

Optum Completes Acquisition of DaVita Medical Group from DaVita | Business Wire | 6/20/2019

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. & DENVER- Optum, a leading health services company, completed its acquisition of DaVita Medical Group, one of the nation’s leading independent medical groups, from DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA). As part of the transaction … exciting new chapter, helping physicians further advance patient care,” said Kent Thiry, Executive Chairman of DaVita Inc. “DaVita will continue its focus on improving quality of life for patients and expanding access to integrated care

Optum Completes Acquisition of DaVita Medical Group from DaVita – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 6/20/2019

DaVita Medical Group’s high-quality practices in California , Colorado , Florida , New Mexico and Washington are now part of OptumCare Combination will improve care quality and patient experiences and lower costs for 16 million people; and … exciting new chapter, helping physicians further advance patient care,” said Kent Thiry , Executive Chairman of DaVita Inc. “DaVita will continue its focus on improving quality of life for patients and expanding access to integrated care