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Upfront on Healthcare: Blog

At Upfront, we care deeply about the future of healthcare. We’re bringing you the most relevant and cutting-edge perspectives to help make that future a reality.

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Upfront Healthcare 2022 Year in Review

Upfront Healthcare was tremendously successful in 2022 by all objective measures, despite a challenging year across digital health.  Upfront was able to double in size and revenue behind very strong products, finances and team. Importantly, on behalf of our industry leading clients, Upfront engaged more than 11 million patients, guiding them to the care they […]

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Healthcare is (still) broken. Now what?

Like so many of us do this time of year, I resolved to begin to take better care of myself, to catch up on the care I missed while too busy looking after my family, clients, and a company full of employees. As a healthcare professional dedicated to simplifying healthcare for patients and ensuring everyone […]

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Upfront Updates its Proprietary Psychographic Segmentation Model

With its acquisition of PatientBond, Upfront integrated the healthcare industry’s only consumer psychographic segmentation model that has been proven to personalize patient engagement at scale. Psychographics pertain to people’s attitudes, values and personalities and are core to their motivations, priorities and communication preferences. Upfront, a platform for patient engagement and access, addresses healthcare consumers’ needs […]

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Four Observations on the State of Patient Engagement

Now that the dust has settled a bit after the HLTH 2022 conference, I’ve had the chance to think about the state of patient engagement and the role Upfront can play leading significant improvements. I had many great discussions at HLTH with representatives from health systems, vendors and members of the investment community and enjoyed […]

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Allina’s Journey: Improving Outcomes for Total Joint Replacement

According to the American Hospital Association, “bundled payments can align incentives for providers – hospitals, post-acute care providers, physicians, and other practitioners – and encourage them to work together to improve the quality and coordination of care.” For procedures like hip and knee replacements, a single payment/reimbursement covers an entire episode of care. This carries […]

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First Gradually, and Then All at Once: Amazon Puts a Premium on Patient Experience

With the country on the go again after two years of stasis, health systems once more find themselves besieged by their own inaction pertaining to making healthcare convenient and accessible. As patients return to their professional and personal routines, scheduling necessary care is again a struggle between crowded schedules on both sides. Health systems without […]