16 Jul Cisco, UnitedHealth Group to launch nationwide telehealth network
Cisco and UnitedHealth Group officials announced Wednesday that they would build a nationwide telehealth network to deliver healthcare services to rural and underserved areas.
The new “Connected Care” program combines Cisco technology with health resources from the UnitedHealth Group to expand physicians’ reach and help mitigate disparities in healthcare delivery.
“Connected Care is the house call for the 21st century and is our latest innovation providing people with greater access to quality care,” said Stephen J. Hemsley, chief executive officer, UnitedHealth Group. “The combination of Cisco’s technology and our national health care resources will make it easier for people to receive care where distance has been an obstacle.”
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