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21 hrs ago | Business Journal

UnitedHealth study finds cheaper way to treat cancer

A new UnitedHealthcare model for paying oncologists trimmed cancer-care costs by 34 percent without changing how well patients fared after treatment, according to a study conducted by the insurer and published in a medical journal Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Beverages, United Group, Networked Insights, easyGroup, United Health Services, Media, Medicine, Ingenix, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Business Journal

The UnitedHealth unit hospitals cheer as their "gunslinger"

Hospital administrators probably have used some choice words about UnitedHealth Group Inc. when the insurer plays hardball with them over reimbursements.

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Related Topix: Beverages, United Group, Networked Insights, United Health Services, Startups, Medicine, Ingenix, Connect Direct, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Tue Jun 24, 2014

University of Newcastle

Bloomberg News index of stories on health RISKS

Bloomberg News has a nice index page of stories about hacking pacemakers and insulin pumps, electronic health records privacy/security issues, and so on.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Networked Insights, Insightful, Food and Drug Administration, Strategic Defense Initiative

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Insurance Networking

U.S. Hires UnitedHealth's Slavitt to Lead Obamacare Effort

The UnitedHealth Group Inc. executive whose Optum division has helped at least four states fix Obamacare health exchanges will become second-in-command at the federal agency that runs the U.S. program.

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Related Topix: Beverages, United Group, Networked Insights, Insightful

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Bloomberg

U.S. Hires UnitedHealth's Slavitt to Lead Obamacare Effort

The UnitedHealth Group Inc. executive whose Optum division has helped at least four states fix Obamacare health exchanges will become second-in-command at the federal agency that runs the U.S. program.

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Related Topix: Beverages, United Group, Networked Insights, Insightful, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Mon Jun 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Wall St up as oil prices rise

Wall Street eked out gains as merger and takeover activity outweighed concern about rising oil prices and escalating chaos in Iraq and an IMF downgrade in its US economic growth forecast.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Chevron, Home Depot, Retail, Household Products, Beverages, Startups, Sierra Atlantic, Connect Direct, United Group

Wed Jun 11, 2014

Business Journal

Briggs and Morgan's chair is leaving to lead the legal team at UnitedHealth's Optum

Briggs and Morgan Chair Brian Wenger is leaving the Minneapolis law firm to lead the legal team at UnitedHealth Group's Optum division.

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Related Topix: Beverages, United Group, Networked Insights, easyGroup, United Health Services, Startups, Media, Medicine, Connect Direct, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

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