This excerpt taken from the UNH 8-K filed Dec 19, 2006.
UnitedHealth Group is a business enterprise focused on improving the health care system and how it works for multiple, distinct constituencies.
Through its family of businesses, UnitedHealth Group provides a highly diversified and comprehensive array of health and well-being products and services. The company currently
serves more than 70 million individuals nationwide.
The company has developed its business around investment in and application of three core competencies: health resource organization, technology for use in administrative support
and related services, and the use of data and information to improve health care performance.
The use of the companys competencies is currently directed through six principal businesses that address distinctive end markets. Each of these operating companies focuses on
the key goals in health and well-being: access, affordability, quality and simplicity.
UnitedHealth Group has achieved marketplace leadership through a sustained focus on advancing health and well-being; operational excellence; product and service innovation;
advancement of practical technology applications to simplify and enable the health care experience; the analytic use of information to enhance service, quality and patient safety; support of science as the cornerstone of optimum health care
delivery; diversification of businesses and product offerings; and, most importantly, the provision of value to its customers.
Bet you've never seen portfolio analytics like these.