Optum is a health services and innovation company. It provides data and analytics, health care delivery, health care operations, pharmacy care services, population health management, and advisory services.

Employee Rating

3.7
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyUnitedHealth Group
HQEden Prairie, MN, US
Founded1985
Websiteoptum.com
Cybersecurity ratingDMore
Optum was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN, US

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Key People/Management at Optum

Sanji Fernando

Sanji Fernando

SVP AI and Analytics Platforms, Optum Enterprise Analytics
Jean Benson

Jean Benson

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Steve Griffiths

Steve Griffiths

SVP and COO, Optum Enterprise Analytics
Kevin Tribout

Kevin Tribout

Executive Director of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Robert Hall

Robert Hall

Corporate Medical Director
Wyatt W. Decker

Wyatt W. Decker

Chief Executive Officer, OptumHealth
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Optum Office Locations

Optum has offices in Eden Prairie and Pasig
Eden Prairie, MN, US (HQ)
11000 Optum Cir
Pasig, PH
Kalawaan
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Optum Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1985
Optum is a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group

Optum Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Vivify HealthNovember 01, 2019
DaVita Medical GroupJune 19, 2019$4.9 b
The PolyclinicNovember 27, 2018
The Advisory Board CompanyNovember 15, 2017
MedExpress Urgent CareApril 08, 2015
Logistics HealthApril 11, 2011

Optum Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

65/100

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Optum Online and Social Media Presence

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Optum Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    76/100

  • Diversity

    B

    72/100

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Optum News and Updates

UnitedHealth’s Optum To Broaden Telehealth Offerings In All 50 States

UnitedHealth Group’s Optum healthcare services unit has launched a virtual care business that is expanding telehealth across the U.S.

At HIMSS20, Optum sees AI, especially in administration, as paramount

The vendor surveyed provider organizations and found a walk-don’t-run approach to artificial intelligence – administrative, then clinical – unfolding across the industry.

UnitedHealth quarterly profit beats expectations driven by Optum strength

UnitedHealth reported a 16.5% rise in fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday, helped by strength in its core business that sells health plans as well as its Optum segment, which includes its pharmacy benefits management unit.

Urgent Care Centers Eclipse 9,200 Thanks To Optum And Hospitals

The number of U. S. urgent care centers rose 6% to 9,272 in the U. S. as of June of this year compared to 8,774 in 2018, according to the latest tally by the Urgent Care Association, which released a new report on the industry’s rapid growth.

UnitedHealth’s Optum To Buy Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy For $300M

UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit will buy the specialty pharmacy Diplomat for $300 million and combine it with OptumRx.

UnitedHealth's Optum to acquire Diplomat Pharmacy for $4 a share in cash

UnitedHealth Group's OptumRx pharmacy care services unit is acquiring specialty pharmacy Diplomat Pharmacy Inc. for $4 a share in cash, the companies said Monday. Diplomat shares closed Friday at $5.81 and the stock tumbled 32% in premarket trade Monday. The stock has fallen 57% in 2019, after it d…
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Optum Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Optum founded?

    Optum was founded in 1985.

  • Who are Optum key executives?

    Optum's key executives are Sanji Fernando, Jean Benson and Steve Griffiths.

  • How many employees does Optum have?

    Optum has 29,641 employees.

  • Who are Optum competitors?

    Competitors of Optum include Health Advocate, Cerner and HMS.

  • Where is Optum headquarters?

    Optum headquarters is located at 11000 Optum Cir, Eden Prairie.

  • Where are Optum offices?

    Optum has offices in Eden Prairie and Pasig.

  • How many offices does Optum have?

    Optum has 2 offices.