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TALKSPACE LANDS $50M, LINKS UP WITH OPTUM

New York-based telebehavioral health startup Talkspace nabbed $50 million in a Series D funding round and announced that it tied up with Optum — UnitedHealth’s health IT and tech arm — signaling payer appetite for digital behavioral health solutions is growing. 40 more words

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WALL STREET COOLING ON HEALTH CARE

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Many of the larger health care companies like UnitedHealth Group, HCA Healthcare, Anthem and Humana have all reported exceptional profits in the first quarter of 2019, but Wall Street seems unimpressed. 43 more words

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Wall Street is still selling off health care stocks

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Yesterday, UnitedHealth Group posted $3.5 billion of profit in the first quarter — its second-most profitable quarter ever — and collected more than $60 billion of revenue, Axios’ Bob Herman reports. 140 more words

BPI, UnitedHealth Group agree to create next generation of data scientists

THE Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) and the UnitedHealth Group Research & Development (UHG R&D) will collaborate to help train young data scientists who will mine the two firms’ rich trove of data for useful and profitable insights on products, clients, and processes. 444 more words

WINNERS AND LOSERS FROM HEALTHCARE'S Q4 EARNINGS SEASON

https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/finance/winners-and-losers-healthcares-q4-earnings-season

Healthcare companies have reported their earnings from the final quarter of 2018, revealing some success stories and some ongoing struggles.

Earnings season for Q4 2018 has concluded for companies across the healthcare industry, from insurers, for-profit providers, telemedicine companies, and others in between. 638 more words

Stand-alone ERs are crazy expensive

https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/content/dam/UHG/PDF/2017/Freestanding-ER-Cost-Analysis.pdf?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axiosvitals&stream=top

Freestanding emergency departments, which provide emergency medical care but are physically separate from hospitals, charge many times more than other providers for the same care, according to a  202 more words