The Optum Startup Studio finds innovative ideas and startups which help accelerate value delivery by desiring solutions to some of healthcare’s hardest issues. Optum is the technology services associate of the United Health Group, an insurance services provider in the United States that has established a startup studio in India with the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad.
“Optum is developing future technology to help modernize, streamline, and simplify the health system. We will get there by connecting people and information using future technology. The developing startup ecosystem in India provides an excellent opportunity for collaboration in the development of numerous innovations in the health technology sector. We intend to assist with this through our Optum Startup Studio programme”, said Phil Mckoy, Chief Information Officer, Optum.
IIITH, an innovative partner will conduct research on distinctive challenges in the healthcare sector. Optum Global Solutions (India) Private Limited and IIITH have signed the partnership agreement.