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


Big-name speakers who energize

Each year, Optum Forum brings in visionary speakers who inspire possibility and spark imagination. Some of our past speakers include:

  • Former U.S. Secretary of State and retired four-star general Colin Powell
  • Actor and activist Michael J. Fox
  • Surgeon, writer and public health researcher Atul Gawande
  • Astronaut twins Scott and Mark Kelly

Stay tuned to find out who our Optum Forum 2018 speakers will be!


Big-picture conversations that revolutionize

Nearly 1,000 attendees joined us last year to tackle the biggest challenges in health care. The topics that generated the most buzz were:

  • Alzheimer’s detection and prevention
  • Opioid and substance abuse
  • Administrative burden
  • Policy impact
  • Data and analytics


Big-time opportunities that mobilize

We're always striving to push the envelope and explore unchartered territory, and this year is no exception. In fact, we're confident 2018 will be our most ambitious year yet. Here's just a taste of what we have in store:

  • Motivating dialogue and thought leadership on topics that span the entire health care industry
  • CEU credits within several learning tracks
  • Enjoyable networking opportunities
  • Countless aha moments you can't wait to share back at the office

Look forward to educational sessions and discussions on:

  • Ambulatory care
  • Analytics
  • Health management and care solutions
  • OptumRx pharmacy care services
  • Payment integrity
  • Revenue cycle management
  • Risk, quality and network management

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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2017 Optum Forum highlights

Optum Forum 2017 was our most exciting and inspiring conference yet — see for yourself.

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This was the first time I attended Forum, and I was very impressed with the transparency and substance to the breakout sessions.

– Optum Forum 2017 attendee