WAUKESHA, Wis. (Oct. 4, 2023) – ProHealth Care and Optum have entered into a strategic relationship to enhance patient care, deliver innovative technology solutions and help ProHealth Care maintain its focus on serving patients and the community.
Through the relationship, Optum will assume responsibility for ProHealth Care’s revenue cycle management, information technology, informatics, analytics and inpatient care management. The more than 800 ProHealth Care employees who work in these departments will transition to Optum and continue to support the health system and the local community.
“ProHealth Care has a long history of building strong strategic partnerships to accelerate our progress and better meet the needs of our patients,” said Susan Edwards, chief executive officer at ProHealth Care. “Our work with Optum will strengthen our administrative functions as we continue our growth as a premier independent, community-based health system.”
The ProHealth Care employees who will join Optum will benefit from new opportunities for professional development and career advancement while also gaining access to new tools and technologies to do their work.
“Optum and ProHealth Care share a similar mission focused on transforming health care for the people and communities we serve,” said Chris Pass, president, market performance partnerships, Optum. “We look forward to working with ProHealth Care to implement technology solutions that simplify patient and provider experiences and support administrators, all with the aim of ensuring ongoing, high-quality care.”