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Rewarding Quality and Excellence in Medical Care

If you have ever sat in on a healthcare treatment discussion among knowledgeable and well-respected medical professionals, you almost certainly have heard differences of opinion about how to treat certain conditions and even what those conditions may be. Quality medical care is and should be built around the latest scientific advances, regular screenings, medication adherence, […]

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Mobile app helps travelers find health care in a pinch

By Tom Quirk, CEO, UnitedHealthcare North Texas It’s vacation season and whether it’s a seasonal bug or a minor injury, you want to be able to find medical help quickly when you’re traveling away from home. But, depending on where your vacation plans take you, you may not know where the nearest medical facility is […]

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Senior Health Rankings

Texas ranks 41st for seniors in America’s Health Rankings

“With age comes wisdom, but sometimes age comes alone,” quipped Oscar Wilde more than a century ago. This old adage may hold true for seniors around the state and nation, when it comes to their health and well being, according to the third edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report: A Call […]

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Kid comedians wanted for World Smile Day joke book

Is your kid the silliest in San Antonio? The most hilarious in Houston? A young Dangerfield in Dallas? If so, we want their best whoppers for UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation’s annual joke book. The joke book, which features riddles and knock-knock jokes for kids by kids around the United States, is released each year on World Smile […]

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UnitedHealthcare uses humor as hook in new ad campaign

“I came in too hot” is one of the many “ways in” to the healthcare system, and UnitedHealthcare’s creative team has taken a fresh approach to educating the public about navigating the complex system – whether they are there because of illness, injuries or inexplicable accidents. With the release this spring of a series of […]

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Take heart: It’s not too late to start

By Marshall Dawer M.D., Medical Director, UnitedHealthcare of North Texas and Oklahoma Remember your 2015 New Year’s resolution to get healthy? Maybe it included losing 20 pounds by summer, running seven days a week or eating at least six servings of fruits and vegetables each day. But with New Year’s Day behind us and another […]

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