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Optum, UCLA to study applying AI, machine learning to health care

Posted On: Oct. 13, 2022 9:55 AM CST

Optum Labs, the research arm of UnitedHealth Group Inc., is partnering with researchers in the University of California at Los Angeles's computational medicine department to study how artificial intelligence and machine learning can be used to personalize treatments and improve care costs and quality, reports Becker’s Payer Issues. The five-year collaboration was negotiated by UCLA's Technology Development Group, which will evaluate new research proposals and award grants – including an initial $1 million from Optum.