Tag Archive: Optum

by Chilmark Team | December 10, 2018

2019 Predictions: M&A, Big Tech, and the Fate of ACOs

The Meaningful Use gravy train finally came to an end in 2018. As the strongest EHR vendors struggle to define […]

by Brian Edwards | July 11, 2018

Unlocking Healthcare’s Big Data with NLP-powered Ambient and Augmented Intelligence

NLP technologies have reached an inflection point with the emergence of advanced deep machine learning methods that are on-par with humans for an ever-increasing list of core natural language skills, such as speech recognition and responding to questions. NLP is particularly well suited to address two huge problems in healthcare – easing the clinical documentation burden for clinicians and unlocking insights from unstructured data in EHRs – but there are powerful new use cases also emerging.

by Jody Ranck | April 19, 2018

Blockchain in Healthcare: Enthusiasm is growing, but still a long way to go to realize impact

Key Takeaways: Blockchain can be useful in healthcare in contexts where there is dependency between transactions and an asset, such […]

by David Constantine | January 22, 2018

Optum’s Deal With DaVita: Vertically Integrated Healthcare Continues to Grow

Healthcare continues trend toward consolidation as more M&A deals mark the end of 2017 As we kick off 2018, we […]

by John Moore | September 08, 2017

Risky Bet: Optum’s Acquisition of The Advisory Board

On Aug. 29th, Optum announced it will acquire The Advisory Board’s (ABCO) healthcare business unit for about $1.3 billion. Rumors […]

by Liz Gavriel | September 27, 2015

Provider Directories: An Opportunity Fraught with Challenges

The Need for Reform A primary goal of insurance expansion under the Affordable Care Act was to improve access to […]

by Liz Gavriel | November 26, 2014

The Unraveling of Alere

Future Plans Early last week, Optum announced that it would buy Alere‚Äôs health management business in a $600M cash deal. […]

by Matt Guldin | November 12, 2014

Alere Unravels: What Went Wrong, What it Means

This week we published a new Domain Monitor digging into the recent Optum acquisition of Alere’s health management business, which […]

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