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Life Sciences: Turning evidence into action

We connect data. We connect ideas. We connect the life sciences industry to the rest of the health care ecosystem to catalyze innovation and impact.

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Our data and insights help accelerate innovation and adoption

Life sciences leaders trust our robust real-world data and experienced consultants to connect the dots in ways that answer tough questions, illuminate new possibilities and improve patients’ lives.

Analyst recognition

Frost & Sullivan names Optum Life Sciences Company of the Year

Frost & Sullivan’s top honor recognizes visionary innovation, market-leading performance and unmatched customer care. We are humbled and grateful to accept this award in the field of North American real-world evidence and IT solutions for the health care industry.

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The need for trusted, actionable evidence has never been greater

We can help you navigate the interdependencies and conflicting incentives within the current health care ecosystem.


Generate evidence

Unlock insights from the industry’s largest repository of longitudinal, linked real-world data.


Elevate your value story

Engage our experts to anticipate and address the demands of payers, providers, patients and regulators throughout the product lifecycle.


Put theory into practice

Leverage our enterprise connections across all sectors of health care to accelerate clinical development and improve population health.

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Solutions for life sciences companies

From data to insight to action, we catalyze clinical innovation

Cutting-edge, enriched data. Unparalleled security and support.

Generate evidence with real-world data.

Gain greater insights through clinicogenomics.

Empower commercial, brand and market access teams.

Expert teams who know how to solve your trickiest problems

Strengthen your value story with HEOR.

Engage payers with value-based contracts.

Partner with our epidemiology consultants.

Narrow the gap between ideas and impact

Design, pilot and scale engagement programs.

Enhance clinical trial design and performance.

Find patients and streamline clinical trials.

Analyst recognition

Optum continues to be a proven leader across a wide range of services and solutions.

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Frost & Sullivan

Optum Life Sciences named Company of the Year

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IDC MarketScape

Optum positioned as a leader

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HFS Horizons

HFS named Optum an 'Enterprise Innovator’ in its 2023 Life Sciences Horizons report.

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The 7 trends shaping life sciences strategies in 2023

Optum and Advisory Board market experts come together to give their take on the key trends that will shape life sciences strategies in 2023.

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Evidence in Action newsletter

Sign up to receive Optum Life Sciences expert perspectives and industry news delivered to your inbox quarterly.

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Cross-industry conversations featuring Optum experts

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Inside the science of genetics and genomics by STAT

Explore the evolving research into human genetics and genomics, the promise of gene therapies, and the questions faced in the years ahead.

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Inform population-level care with RWD and RWE

Optum and Amgen experts share best practices for using RWD to address questions across the clinical and drug development life cycle.

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RWE is critical to the whole health care ecosystem

Lou Brooks, SVP of Real-World Data and Analytics, joins the Radio Advisory podcast to talk about the evolving world of clinical evidence.