Rally Health Earns HITRUST CSF Certification for Meeting Regulatory and Industry-Defined Requirements for Safeguarding Protected Health Information
Digital health company Rally Health, Inc., part of health services leader Optum, announced today that its Rally® consumer digital health platform and entire portfolio of solutions have achieved HITRUST CSF® Certification, a distinction awarded by HITRUST,® a leading data protection standards development and certification organization, to recognize health solutions that have passed a rigorous security evaluation and have met key regulations and industry requirements related to safeguarding protected health information (PHI).
United Health Foundation Commits $2.5 Million to Establish Behavioral Health Crisis Team in Children’s Wisconsin Emergency Department
The United Health Foundation has awarded Children’s Wisconsin a three-year, $2.5 million grant to establish a crisis response team in the emergency department (ED) available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for children with mental and behavioral health needs.
Study Finds Seniors with COVID-19 Taking Hypertension Medication at Lower Risk of Hospitalization, Clinical Trial to Follow Immediately
A study completed by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) with the Yale School of Medicine found that older COVID-19 patients with hypertension taking angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors had a lower risk of COVID-19 hospitalization.
UnitedHealth Group-Sponsored Charity Golf Match Raises Millions for American Nurses Foundation and CDC Foundation to Support COVID-19 Response
The TaylorMade Driving Relief charity golf match, supported by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), raised more than $5.5 million for COVID-19 relief efforts, led by UnitedHealth Group’s $3 million contribution to benefit the American Nurses Foundation and CDC Foundation, two organizations helping to lead COVID-19 relief efforts.
May 18, 2020
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UnitedHealth Group and Microsoft Collaborate to Launch ProtectWell Protocol and App to Support Return-to-Workplace Planning and COVID-19 Symptom Screening
UnitedHealth Group and Microsoft Corp. have joined forces to launch ProtectWell, an innovative return-to-workplace protocol that enables employers to bring employees back to work in a safer environment.
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Ohio Awarded NCQA Distinction in Multicultural Health Care
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Ohio with its Distinction in Multicultural Health Care award for delivery of culturally appropriate and quality improvement interventions serving diverse populations.
UnitedHealthcare and GlassesUSA.com’s New Network Relationship Gives People Online Access to Affordable, Designer Prescription Eyewear
People enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored and individual vision plans now have network access to GlassesUSA.com, giving more than 19 million Americans online access to order prescription glasses and sunglasses for little or no out-of-pocket costs.
United Health Foundation Donates $750,000 to Support Pennsylvania’s Home Care, Home Health and Hospice Workers Amid COVID-19 Emergency
The United Health Foundation has donated $750,000 to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) and support for frontline health care workers fighting COVID-19 and the vulnerable populations they serve in Pennsylvania.
Optum Offers Free Online Wellness Program to Help Older Adults Stay Healthy and Active During COVID-19 Pandemic
Optum, a leading health services company, launched the Virtual Community Center wellness program to give older adults across the country free access to online exercise, nutrition and mental health classes geared for their age group.
Optum Helping People Stay Connected with Needed Behavioral Health Support During COVID-19
Optum continues to respond to the need by significantly expanding the availability of telehealth visits, including growing the number of providers available to see patients virtually.
UnitedHealth Group Provides Over $1.5 Billion of Additional Support in Response to Covid-19 Challenges
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) is taking additional action to directly support people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by providing over $1.5 billion of additional support for its customers.
United Health Foundation Donates $500,000 to University of Chicago Medicine to Support Expanded COVID-19 Testing in Underserved Communities
The United Health Foundation is donating $500,000 to the University of Chicago Medicine to support expanded COVID-19 testing for underserved communities.
United Health Foundation Donates $500,000 to Support Behavioral Health Needs of Colorado Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency
The United Health Foundation has donated $500,000 to the Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) to address the behavioral health needs of Colorado residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UnitedHealth Group, Boston Scientific, Medtronic and the University of Minnesota Work to Deploy 3,000 Emergency Ventilator Alternative Devices
UnitedHealth Group is collaborating with Boston Scientific, Medtronic and the University of Minnesota to deploy 3,000 newly invented “light” ventilators to address the limited stock of critical breathing support equipment in response to COVID-19.
United Health Foundation Joins Forces with AARP Foundation in $5 Million Initiative to Support Seniors Experiencing Isolation, Food Insecurity, During COVID-19 Crisis
The United Health Foundation is teaming up with AARP Foundation to support older Americans during the COVID-19 emergency.
UnitedHealth Group Donates $5 Million to Support National Program to Develop Convalescent Plasma Treatments for COVID-19
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) will donate $5 million to support a federally sponsored program aimed at accelerating and expanding the availability of investigational convalescent plasma treatments for COVID-19 patients nationwide.
United Health Foundation Launches $5 Million in National Partnerships to Support Frontline Health Care Workers During COVID-19 Emergency
The United Health Foundation is partnering with the CDC Foundation, Direct Relief and the American Nurses Foundation to support the nation’s health care workforce during the COVID-19 crisis.