The Optum unit of UnitedHealth Group has formed a research institute focusing on accountable care organizations and similar outcomes- and value-based coordinated care programs.

The Optum Institute for Sustainable Heatlh plans to utilize the company's data analytics tools and in-house expertise to create reports identifying problems that will arise with the advent of ACOs and similar programs.

Reports, surveys and other information will be available for free at Currently the Web site provides survey results on physician, hospital and consumer perceptions of accountable care.


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