Archive for January, 2013

  • A Role for Payers Remarks on the Use of Data and Analytics in Support of Preventive Care

    Key to progress in reducing the cost of health care through preventive medicine will be innovation in the increasingly vast array of health and medical data. Additionally, the capacity to use this information to provide support in all the arenas involved in health care will also be critical. These data have the potential to be translated into actionable knowledge and […]
  • UnitedHealthcare and Optum are at 2013 CES

    Dr. Reed Tuckson, executive vice president and chief of medical affairs for UnitedHealth Group, discusses how UnitedHealthcare — the nation’s largest health benefits provider — and Optum — a leading information- and technology-enabled health services business — are deeply invested in the revolution in digital health and how it helps lead to better quality and more cost-effective health care. He […]
  • Health Care Technology at Your Fingertips

    Scores of people from around the world are coming to Las Vegas to see the future of technology at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, the world’s largest consumer technology trade show. What might surprise people is that the next cutting-edge technologies may not be a smart TV or a tablet — they are health-related innovations that are already in their […]
  • Realistic Resolutions

    It’s New Year’s again, and our thoughts naturally turn to making resolutions and committing to making improvements in our lives—and particularly our health. But if past attempts were overwhelming and unsuccessful, I’m here to tell you it doesn’t have to be that way. Recent studies show that even small changes can make a big difference in your health today and […]