UnitedHealth Group has been recognized as one of 2016’s “Top 100 Employers” by the Houston Chronicle. The publication’s annual list of leading public and private companies was published in a special section on Sunday, June 19. UnitedHealth Group was listed at No. 67 with 2,250 UnitedHealthcare and Optum employees in the Houston area.
UnitedHealthcare and Memorial Hermann have launched an accountable care (ACO) program to improve people’s health and their satisfaction with their health care experience. Memorial Hermann, an integrated health system in Houston known for its world-class clinical expertise, patient-centered care, innovation and a focus on quality and patient safety, is the largest not-for-profit health system in […]
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 […]
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 […]
Surprising 140 elementary students with plans for a bigger, better playground is as fun as it sounds. UnitedHealthcare recently joined Houston Texans defensive lineman Vince Wilfork to announce a playground renovation at Looscan Elementary in Houston. The renovation, which includes new playground equipment, picnic areas and a walking trail for the school’s SPARK Park, is […]
How is UnitedHealthcare involved with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo? Could it be that the rodeo’s steer wrestlers and bull riders have connected with UnitedHealthcare because they found their “way in” to the Houston healthcare system? Just imagine this new chapter in UnitedHealthcare’s hilarious “way in” campaign: A weathered cowboy gets bounced by a […]
“Our kids have so much more potential than people sometimes give them credit for,” is how Dawn Carlson, Fort Bend ISD’s Director of Special Education, described the group of 10 students who graduated this week from Project SEARCH, a partnership among UnitedHealthcare, Fort Bend ISD and the Texas Department of Rehabilitative Services. As part of […]
The April showers that soaked the Lone Star State did not dampen the spirits of some 170 wounded warriors who powered and pedaled through about 500 miles of Texas roadway last week. The cyclists were part of the 7th annual UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery Texas Challenge, a seven-day ride from Houston to Fort Worth that […]