Tag Archives: health

Optum inks deal with largest health system to date, SSM Health

Dive Brief: Optum is partnering with nonprofit hospital operator SSM Health in a bid to leverage technology to expand access to healthcare in the Midwest, the latest in deals UnitedHealth’s health services business has made with major health systems to boost back-end functions. Under the 10-year deal beginning in 2022, Optum will support some of… Read More »

Zombie health care news

Although I am advancing rapidly into almost complete retirement, there are some days/weeks when I can’t refrain from pointing out some of the troubling health care news I see.  This is one such week. First, the COVID zombie news My local Star Tribune newspaper delivered this front page news: University of Minnesota, Mayo report COVID-fighting success… Read More »

Back to work: Why returning to the office can bring surprising health benefits

After 18 months of on-and-off working from home, white-collar employees are drifting back to the office — and it’s fair to say that some are more excited than others. ut don’t be disheartened. Scientists say that returning to the office comes with its own, somewhat surprising, health benefits for our body and mind. It’s 7.30am… Read More »