Archive | April, 2016

UnitedHealthcare and Junior League of Dallas volunteers participated in a Kids in the Kitchen cooking day at the Cedar Springs Boys & Girls Club.

UnitedHealthcare and Junior League of Dallas Cook with Local Boys & Girls Club for Kids in the Kitchen

UnitedHealthcare of North Texas volunteers recently joined the Junior League of Dallas at the Cedar Springs Boys & Girls Club to cook alongside Dallas-area youth as part of its Kids in the Kitchen cooking day.    The volunteers taught students age-appropriate recipes, participated in fun exercise activities and created take-home items including nutrition and fitness […]

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Veterans and supporters gather at the starting line for Sunday’s Clay Hunt Honor Ride in Humble.

UnitedHealthcare 2016 Ride 2 Recovery Departs Houston, Will Travel Nearly 500 Miles to Fort Worth

More than 150 veterans and their supporters set off from Houston on Monday for the UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery 2016 Texas Challenge, a six-day, rehabilitative ride that ends in Fort Worth on Saturday, April 16. Ride 2 Recovery supports physical and psychological rehabilitation programs for injured veterans. From indoor spinning training at military installations to […]

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Dave Milich (center), CEO, UnitedHealthcare of South Texas, poses for a photo with Carl McGowan (left), regional marketing director, UnitedHealthcare, and Kenny Baldwin, founder and president, SpringSpirit Youth Sports and Education Complex.

UnitedHealthcare Upgrades SpringSpirit Youth Sports and Education Complex in Houston

On April 3, UnitedHealthcare—in partnership with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and CBS EcoMedia—unveiled a new outdoor basketball court, walking path, freshly painted picnic tables and other enhancements at the SpringSpirit Youth Sports and Education Complex in Houston. Area youth also participated in a sports and fitness day and basketball skills competition as part of […]

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Dr. Salil Deshpande Headshot

UHC’s Salil Deshpande, M.D., appointed to Statewide Health Coordinating Council

This week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed Dr. Salil Deshpande, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas, to the Statewide Health Coordinating Council (SHCC). Dr. Deshpande and the other council members are responsible for ensuring health care services and facilities are available to all Texans. The SHCC provides overall guidance in the development of […]

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