Life Sciences

Go to market fast and maximize product value

Pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies around the globe trust Optum™ to help them address the complex product development and commercialization challenges they face. We deliver three unique, powerful capabilities: integrated clinical and claims health care data; consulting services focused on maximizing value; and a specialized CRO dedicated to observational research and real-world evidence development.

Develop Comprehensive, Flexible Strategies for Enduring Success

Optum™ is committed to helping life sciences companies improve the quality and affordability of health care and health outcomes. Deep knowledge in late-phase and health economics and outcomes research offers you a scientific view of the marketplace. Acclaimed risk management and global regulatory expertise keeps your products safe. And world-class technology and consulting solutions help you sustain success.

Upcoming Events

Resource Center

Medication adherence: Rx for success
Universal concern about rising health care costs combined with historic health care legislation has created an unprecedented window of opportunity to improve the way care is delivered in the United States. Brace for change!
Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research
Maximize the opportunities for your products in the marketplace.
There’s no better teacher than real life: understanding the real world experiences of patients
Technologies at the point of care are enabling the collection and analysis of patient data on everything from symptoms and diagnoses to treatments and side effects.
Video: Annual life sciences industry forum
Real-world data can help you build more targeted treatments or better understand patient outcomes.
Late phase research
Produce the real world proof you need to succeed in a post marketing environment.
Case study: Medical device regulatory consulting

Read More
Locating patients and investigators for faster trials

Contact Us

  • Sales Inquiry

    For information about Optum solutions for your business.

  • Individual & Member

    For questions in reference to a claim, your benefits or a letter you received.

  • Technical Support

    For information in regards to a product or service you are already using.

  • Provider Services

    For questions related to claims or credentialing with entities of Optum.

  • Life Science Services

    For information on our global Life Sciences businesses and locations.

  • Corporate Information

    For information about media contacts, corporate headquarters and employment information.

About Optum Life Sciences

Optum™ Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies successfully address product development and commercialization challenges by delivering a full range of integrated solutions — in the areas of strategic insight, value assessment, evidence development, alignment to commercial needs, and launch support.

Leaders & Experts