Optum has been named a Leader in three categories measured by Everest Group’s 2017 PEAK Matrix™ Assessment, illustrating the breadth and depth of our solutions and services:
- Healthcare Provider Information Technology Services - Also awarded "Star Performer" distinction
- Healthcare Payer Information Technology Services
- Healthcare Consulting
Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix is a framework that provides objective analysis of service providers based on their absolute market impact and vision and capabilities. The reports assess and classify service providers as Leaders, Major Contenders and Aspirants. View the press release.
For the second consecutive year, Optum was recognized as a Leader for its Healthcare Provider IT Services experience and capabilities. We were also named a Star Performer due to the strengthening of our position in 2017; the only company among the 21 assessed to receive both distinctions.
“Healthcare providers are seeking to partner with service providers who can deliver on the triple mandate of cost efficiency, business value, and patient experience. Optum, with its integrated offerings that span across provider value chain and innovative solutioning approach, is well positioned to help healthcare providers embrace the new normal." —Jimit Arora, Partner, Everest Group
Optum has been named a Leader in the Healthcare Payer IT Services category for the second year in a row. Everest Group cited our valuable UHG pedigree and strong product base, distinct edge in the healthcare domain, and the traction we are making in as-a-service models with leading payer clients as strengths.
“Healthcare payers are looking for service providers to ensure consistent experience and cost efficiency, and to unlock greater business value. Optum is creating a differentiated narrative, built on deep healthcare expertise, as well as an extensive technology portfolio, to partner with payers looking to succeed.” —Jimit Arora, Partner, Everest Group
In analyzing 20 service providers, Everest Group also named Optum as a Leader in Healthcare Consulting. The report recognizes Optum’s diverse capabilities spanning the entire consulting value chain that caters to payers, care providers, and PBMs across the globe.
"Healthcare organizations are looking for healthcare consulting firms to effectively adapt to digital business models, manage their cost equation, improve quality of care delivered, and navigate through regulatory uncertainties. Optum, with its deep domain strengths, strong data assets, and differentiated consulting pedigree, is positioned well to help healthcare organizations navigate these winds of change and embrace the digital-first normal.” —Jimit Arora, Partner, Everest Group