Optum Epidemiology is at the forefront of epidemiologic methodology and practice.
Driven by research objectives, researchers bring scientific rigor and integrity to protocol design, data analytics and research reporting. Such expertise elevates understanding of the safety and efficacy of drugs, devices, biologics and health care delivery.
Meet our world-class research team
Optum Epidemiology’s multi-disciplinary team includes epidemiologists and research analysts who are supported by experienced project managers and research associates.
Evaluating the safety of COVID-19 vaccines
In this episode of the UnitedHealth Group “Weekly Dose” podcast, Dr. John Seeger discusses the role of Optum scientific consulting in helping the FDA to evaluate the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.
Data assets and products
Our team has deep experience creating evidence from observational data sources. These resources include insurance claims, electronic and paper medical records, patient and provider surveys, and death registries.
With direct access to the data, we have insight into the most appropriate epidemiologic methodologies and interpretation of results.
Our researchers are adept at creating novel linkages that transcend traditional data limitations and enable a broad view of patient care and health.
Explore our solutions
Optum Dynamic Assessment of Pregnancies and Infants
Drive informed decisions about maternal and infant health.
Optum Patient Profiles
Create a customized picture of patients and their health.