ELLSWORTH — Northern Light Health announced last week that 1,400 of its workers will become employees of Optum, an information and technology-enabled health services business based in Eden Prairie, Minn.

The Portland Press Herald reported that the deal would save the Maine health-care provider an estimated $1 billion over the next decade.

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Jennifer Osborn is a St. Louis, Mo. native and has a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Missouri-Columbia.  She has a husband and a 19-year-old son. 

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