Tag Archive: Optum

by Jody Ranck | January 18, 2022

AI and Social Determinants of Health

Growing interest in health equity is driving the creation of Chief Health Equity Officers and interest in new business practices utilizing SDoH and AI. Data analytics can be both a source of bias that creates health inequities, as well as a tool to address them. Creating a culture of health equity in data sciences for health will be instrumental in creating social impact from AI.

by Jody Ranck | December 16, 2021

AI4Ops: A Data-Driven Solution to Burnout and Administrative Waste

Our newest report on augmented intelligence for healthcare operations looks at trends, challenges, and exciting developments in this emerging sector.

by John Moore | January 21, 2021

Optum’s Acquisition of Change Healthcare

In our latest Hot Take, Founder and Managing Director John Moore Jr. sits with us to share his thoughts on what this means for each of the companies as well as what it portends for the industry.

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 […]

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