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Technology's Role in Integrated Delivery Models: Transforming Health Care

by OptumJan 14, 2012

The health care industry is undergoing a transformation - spurred by an unsustainable reimbursement model that rewards volume rather than outcome. Many alternatives are being considered, including pay for performance, accountable care organizations (ACOs), medical homes and bundled payments. Although the destination is not certain, it's clear that providers, payers, employers and patients are interested in a health care ecosystem that is connected, intelligent and aligned. Such sustainable


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Optum

Optum is made up of three market-leading business segments OptumHealth, OptumInsight and OptumRx which together form a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. OptumHealth provides health management solutions that address the physical, mental and financial needs of individuals and organizations. OptumInsight sets the standard for the intelligence needed to make better business and health decisions through technology, information, analytics and consulting.

OptumRx is a leader in pharmacy management that ensures superior service, affordability and clinical quality. With a combined workforce of 30,000 people, Optum serves the entire health ecosystem, including nearly 250,000 health professionals and physician practices; 6,200 hospitals and facilities; more than 270 state and federal government agencies; over 2,000 health plans; two of every five FORTUNE 500 employers; more than 400 global life sciences companies; and one in every five U.S. consumers.