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Optum is a Health Services platform of UnitedHealth Group which focuses on helping improve the health care system itself, including population health management, care delivery and improving the clinical and operating elements of the system.

Optum is a global team of 65,000 people, working collaboratively across the health system to improve care delivery, quality and cost-effectiveness. Optum focuses on three key drivers of transformative change: engaging the consumer, aligning care delivery and modernizing the health system infrastructure.


OptumHealth serves the physical, emotional and financial needs of more than 62 million individuals, enabling consumer health management and collaborative care delivery through programs offered by employers, payers, government entities and, increasingly, directly with the care delivery system. OptumHealth’s solutions reduce costs for customers, improve workforce productivity and consumer satisfaction and optimize the overall health and well-being of populations.[citation needed]


OptumInsight provides software and information products, advisory consulting services and business process outsourcing to participants in the health care industry. Hospitals, physicians, commercial health plans, government agencies, life sciences companies and other organizations that comprise the health care system work with OptumInsight to reduce costs, meet compliance mandates, improve clinical performance and adapt to the changing health system landscape.


OptumRx provides pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services for more than 29 million people nationwide. This business processes more than one-half billion adjusted retail, mail and specialty drug prescriptions annually. OptumRx is dedicated to helping people achieve optimal health while maximizing cost savings by working closely with customers to create customized solutions to improve quality and safety, increase compliance and adherence, and reduce fraud and waste.


http://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/Businesses/Optum.aspx http://www.optum.com/

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