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Collaborate, ideate and engage in thought-provoking, industry-changing conversations about health care's most pressing topics.



Let's move health care forward together

We are rallying the entire ecosystem around game-changing innovation. With our proven capabilities and connections across the industry, we are in a unique position to facilitate bold, ambitious discussions and shine a spotlight on the solutions that will drive health care forward.


Industry leaders deliver inspiring talks that challenge the status quo.

Each year, Optum Forum brings in visionary speakers who inspire possibility and spark imagination. This year is no exception: we are excited to kick-off the conference with a special TED Salon as opening keynote and close with an inspiring vision of the future by Peter Diamandis.



Dive deep into the industry’s most pressing topics.

Our curated agenda includes inspiring keynotes, strategy sessions and discussions that address the most pressing issues in our industry, as well as breakouts to help you get the most from Optum solutions. The Industry Perspectives track features sessions that focus on the market forces driving transformation in health care, while our targeted learning tracks offer a deep-dive into practical solutions for thought leaders and Optum users. Explore these tracks and their sessions to elevate your thinking through a variety of engaging formats from panel discussions to case studies to expert presentations. And don’t forget — many of our sessions offer CEU credits.



Connect with fellow forward thinkers.

This July 31–Aug. 2, there will be countless opportunites to connect with industry peers, share and collaborate. With more than 1,600 forward-thinking colleagues from across the health care industry, our attendees range from solution users to C-level executives; and it's all of you that create the unique, dynamic Optum Forum experience.


Forward Central

At the center of everything is Forward Central, your source for sustenance as well as interactive content to deepen your understanding of the market forces impacting health care. Learn more about how those on the cutting-edge of health care – including some game-changing start-ups – are coming together to address the opioid crisis, using artificial intelligence to deliver better patient experiences and outcomes, accelerating value-based care, embracing consumer expectations and advancing pharmacy care.


Social responsibility

Join with fellow attendees to make a difference. Our welcome reception will feature an opportunity to write a letter thanking our troops for their service and create a paracord bracelet. Other opportunities to get involved will take place throughout the conference.


Optum360 Essentials Conference at Optum Forum

This year, the Optum360 Essentials Conference will take place at the same time and place as Optum Forum. Enjoy the benefits of Optum Forum speakers and networking events while attending tracks designed specifically for the coding, billing and compliance industry.

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