UnitedHealth Group and the Mayo Clinic are teaming up to study data included in patient medical records, reports The Wall Street Journal. UnitedHealth will be contributing claims records from 109 million people over the course of nearly two decades, and the Mayo Clinic will provide 5 million clinical records to the research effort.

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