Items Tagged ‘Optum Labs’

February 21, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Star Tribune Mayo Clinic updates its model for […]

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February 14, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations USA Today A cat bite can turn into […]

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November 22, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

    November 22, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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February 26, 2013

Computerization in Health Care Demands High Data Standards

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Recent reports bookend the promise and peril of computerization and the electronic medical record in health care. On the truly positive side, the Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group have teamed up to form Optum Labs, a research group aimed at mining (initially) claims records for over 100 million people and 5 million clinical records. The lab underscores the hope […]

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Tags: claims records, computerization, data analytics, electronic medical records, Harvard Business Review, Optum Labs, UnitedHealth Group


January 18, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

    January 18, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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January 17, 2013

United and Mayo Pool Info to Drop Cost of Care

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

The Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group announced a new research institute Tuesday that will pool data on more than 110 million patients as part of an effort to help scientists study ways to improve medical care and lower costs. The two Minnesota powerhouses said the project, called Optum Labs, could become health care’s version of […]

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Tags: Dr. John Noseworthy, Mayo Clinic, MPR, Optum Labs, research institute, Star Tribune, UnitedHealth Group


January 17, 2013

UHG, Mayo Clinic Launch Research Effort to Improve Care

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Health insurance giant UnitedHealth Group (UHG) and Mayo Clinic on Tuesday announced that they have launched a new research initiative that will mine health data in order to compare, evaluate, and find ways to improve disease treatments and other health procedures…“Our strategic research alliance with Optum Labs will leverage what we believe to be the […]

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Tags: disease treatments, Dr. John Noseworthy, Healthcare IT News, Mayo Clinic, Optum Labs, research initiative, Twin Cities Business, UnitedHealth Group


January 16, 2013

Why Mayo, UnitedHealth Research Lab Won’t Be Based in Minnesota

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group Inc.are two of Minnesota’s biggest health care brands. So why aren’t the two juggernauts setting up their new joint research venture, Optum Labs, in their home state?… Officials also thought setting up shop elsewhere would send the message that the research organization is open to everyone and not just groups based in […]

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