University of Houston and Humana Announce Long-term Strategic Partnership
Humana Inc. (HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, and the University of Houston announced today a long-term strategic partnership to train the health care leaders of tomorrow with a focus on advancing population health, improving health outcomes and expanding the use of value-based payment models. “The University of Houston is an ideal partner to continue Humana’s integrated care delivery evolution because we share a vision for addressing these imperatives and for caring for individuals in underserved communities with the greatest health needs.”. “At Humana, we hold physicians and clinicians in high regard, and it is gratifying to be able to support their education, with an emphasis on the important trends that are shaping the practice of medicine today,” said Dr. Worthe Holt,vice president, Chief Medical Office, at Humana. Humana’s gift contributes to the goal of raising $1 billion in the UH “Here, We Go” Campaign, the first major fundraising campaign in more than 25 years in support of University priorities, including scholarships, faculty support, facilities and strengthening the university’s partnership with Houston and its health care community.
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