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See how Upfront erased gaps in breast cancer screenings at OSF HealthCare

OSF HealthCare partnered with Blue Cross Blue Shield to identify a group of 1,200 patients due for a mammogram and located within hardship zip codes considered to have less access to care. The organization then partnered with Upfront to break through access barriers. Learn how Upfront deployed personalized digital communications to reverse the disparity and double the rates of mammogram screenings at the Midwest-based health system. ​

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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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Success Stories in Equitable Access to Preventative Care – Care Coordination for High-Risk Diabetes Patients

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 […]

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Success Stories in Equitable Access to Preventative Care – OSF Healthcare and Mammograms

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 […]