MINNETONKA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) today launched new initiatives, which further enhance its broad portfolio of electronic health record (EHR)-related programs. These initiatives support the Department of Health and Human Services' drive to increase physician adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and other health information technology that meet recently-released federal “Meaningful Use” criteria for EHRs.
Among the initiatives announced today:
“These initiatives are part of an enterprise-wide initiative to enable the fullest possible adoption of EHRs, which we believe are critical to enhanced quality, safety and cost-effective delivery of care," said Reed Tuckson, MD, executive vice president and chief of medical affairs at UnitedHealth Group.
About UnitedHealth Group
UnitedHealth Group is a diversified health and well-being company dedicated to making health care work better. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., UnitedHealth Group offers a broad spectrum of products and services through six operating businesses: UnitedHealthcare, Ovations, AmeriChoice, OptumHealth, Ingenix and Prescription Solutions. Through its family of businesses, UnitedHealth Group serves more than 75 million individuals worldwide. Visit www.unitedhealthgroup.com for more information.
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