Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and Novo Nordisk Inc. (NYSE: NVO) today announced a one-year research partnership to explore diabetes treatment and care. Together, researchers will identify opportunities to change how patients might be treated to improve quality and outcomes for the millions of people who battle diabetes.
“We look forward to collaborating with Humana on this project”
Humana, one of the nation's largest health care companies, and Novo Nordisk, the world leader in diabetes care, will bring together researchers to study the treatment and progression of diabetes in the senior population. By leveraging both companies' experience, this research will assist in the development of programs that will further enhance health and well-being of people with diabetes.
"This research collaboration is an important step in the fight against a disease that affects one out of every four Medicare members at Humana," said William Fleming, Pharm.D, President of Humana Pharmacy Solutions. "We are excited about working together with Novo Nordisk as we will meaningfully advance care and improve the lives of our members."
Humana, working through its research affiliate, Competitive Health Analytics, Inc., and Novo Nordisk are excited about the opportunity to partner together in the fight against diabetes.