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UnitedHealthGroup, Cisco Launch Connected Care, First National Telehealth Network

Posted on by Brandon Klein

UnitedHealth Group [NYSE: UNH] and Cisco [NASDAQ: CSCO] today announced they are partnering to build the first national telehealth network, which will give patients access to physicians and specialists when in-person visits are not possible. The new "Connected Care" program combines audio and video technology and health resources to greatly expand physicians' reach into rural, urban and other underserved areas. UnitedHealth Group has committed tens of millions of dollars toward the new initiative.