Mary Lantin, vice president of client services at Humedica, said “Mercy and HealthEast are helping transform health care to a value-based model. Both organizations assembled teams that understand the value of analytics and can drive the changes necessary to improve their patients’ health and better deploy their clinical resources.”About Mercy Mercy is the sixth largest Catholic health care system in the U.S. and serves more than 3 million people annually. Mercy includes 32 hospitals, more than 200 outpatient facilities, 38,000 co-workers and 1,700 integrated physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. For more about Mercy, visit www.mercy.net . About HealthEast Care System HealthEast Care System is a community-focused, non-profit health care organization that provides innovative technology, compassionate care and a full spectrum of family health services. HealthEast includes Bethesda Hospital, St. John's Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital and Woodwinds Health Campus as well as outpatient services, clinics, home care and medical transportation services. HealthEast is the largest, locally owned health care organization in the Twin Cities’ East Metro with 7,300 employees, 1,200 volunteers and 1,500 physicians on staff. For more information, visit www.healtheast.org. About Humedica Humedica, an Optum company, is the foremost clinical intelligence company that provides private, cloud-based solutions to the health care industry. Humedica’s sophisticated analytics platform transforms disparate clinical data into actionable, real world insights. Powered by the largest and most comprehensive clinical database, Humedica solutions offer a more complete, longitudinal view of the health of patients and populations. Through its award-winning solutions, Humedica, which is headquartered in Boston, empowers its partners and customers to make confident, value-based decisions about patient care in a rapidly changing health care market. For more information, visit http://www.humedica.com. Connect with Humedica on Twitter @humedicainc and Facebook at www.facebook.com/HumedicaInc. About Optum Optum ( www.optum.com) is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. Optum comprises three companies — OptumHealth, OptumInsight and OptumRx — representing more than 35,000 employees worldwide who collaborate to deliver integrated, intelligent solutions that work to modernize the health system and improve overall population health. Click here to subscribe to Mobile Alerts for UnitedHealth Group.