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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 […]
For a rapidly growing company like Upfront, in order to attract the best talent, it makes sense to be as transparent as possible about what you are looking for in an employee. That is why the company broadcasts its core values right on the career page: Clarity, Competitive Spirit, Continuous Improvement, Service, Transparency, and Grit. […]
According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 122 million Americans live with diabetes or pre-diabetes, with 4,000 new Americans diagnosed every day. The disease disproportionately impacts people of color and low-income families, lacking access to proper care, healthy food and grocery stores. Living with diabetes is a nuanced balancing act even at the best […]
A few weeks ago, the White House announced that the country would not meet the goal of 70% of adults aged 18+ receiving at least one dose of a Covid vaccination, falling just short at around 67.8%. Nationwide, nearly 60% of adults 18+ are fully vaccinated. As of this writing, 20 states and the District […]
It’s been more than a year since the United States was “locked down” with the worst public health crisis in more than one hundred years. For a great many of us, time stood still. To the extent we could, we paused our lives to flatten the curve. Schools closed, companies fortunate enough to stay in […]
With growing services, sites of care and the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare leaders are increasingly challenged to make sense of these offerings for individual patients in a relevant way that drives engagement. Health systems need new, convenient and digital ways to get patients the care they need. This blog post outlines the just a part of […]