At UnitedHealth Group, the technology and innovation we invent is in service of a future where health care serves everyone more fairly, productively and consistently. We put a series of questions to Pat Keran, Senior Director at Optum, to explain what innovation means for his team, UnitedHealth Group and health care globally.
In the first post of this two-part blog, we heard from Gyasi C., Vice President of Strategy, UnitedHealthcare, part of UnitedHealth Group, about the Inclusion and Diversity Councils. We continue our conversation and learn about the commitment and courage needed to become an industry leader in diversity and inclusion.
The Inclusion and Diversity Councils at UnitedHealth Group provides a pathway to carry out the organization’s mission to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone.
In early March, UnitedHealth Group’s Enterprise Research and Development Team will present at the South by Southwest, (SXSW) Conference in Austin, Texas. The conference is an interactive forum that brings music, film, and innovative thought leaders from various industries together to share ideas, and breakthroughs in multiple fields. For UnitedHealth Group, this opportunity couldn’t have come at a better time as we are partnering to drive an incredible study – one that pushes the envelope in the approach to the management of chronic disease.
At UnitedHealth Group we work with the largest collection of health related data. It's an opportunity and challenge on an enormous scale using SAS, R/Python, Hadoop, MapReduce and every emerging platform that makes sense for a team that makes the biggest difference in health care. Check out our interview with Ashish C., an Analytics Senior Director here to learn more.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 In Our Businesses
At UnitedHealth Group we are continuously exploring and testing new ideas, and collaborating with diverse partners to develop a simpler, more intelligent and cost-effective health care system for everyone. Our elite technology team is helping millions of our members around the world receive care. It makes for an exciting, innovative work environment.
Across the US, the approach to end-of- life care is growing more sophisticated and compassionate every day. Today, especially in companies like ours, Nurse Practitioners are working with providers to give comfort and relief to patients while ensuring that they receive care that's aligned to their wishes. UnitedHealth Group chatted with Palliative Care NP, Gregg S. to provide real insight about a Palliative Care career path.