Optum is a leading health services and innovation company dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 133,000 people worldwide, Optum combines technology, data and expertise to improve the delivery, quality and efficiency of health care. Optum uniquely collaborates with all participants in health care, connecting them with a shared focus on creating a healthier world. Hospitals, doctors, pharmacies, employers, health plans, government agencies and life sciences companies rely on Optum services and solutions to solve their most complex challenges and meet the growing needs of the people and communities they serve.
For more than a century, MSD, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for the world’s most challenging diseases. MSD is a trade name of Merck & Co., Inc., with headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programmes and partnerships. Today, MSD continues to be at the forefront of research to advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and communities around the world. For more information, visit www.msd-UK.com and connect with us on Twitter @MSDintheUK.
The British Medical Journal
At the forefront of innovative thinking and practice in healthcare since 1840, The BMJ is one of the most influential and respected general medical journals in the world. Available online, as an app, and in print, The BMJ aims to independently lead the debate on healthcare. Featuring high quality research papers, authoritative editorials, news, views, and expert comment, The BMJ helps you to stay up-to-date with what is happening in the medical world. Visit www.thebmj.com for more information.