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A Chicago Startup Is Helping Doctors Better Communicate with Patients About COVID

Like many others in the healthcare industry, Chicago startup Upfront is seeing an increase in business as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Founded in 2015, Upfront operates a platform that analyzes visits at healthcare facilities. And using data science, it helps providers generate scheduling and logistics improvements that can make them more efficient and profitable in the future.

Launched by Ben Albert and Carrie Kozlowski, Upfront helps its clients better prepare for patient visits and more appropriately assign patient visits to different staff members.

“The mission is to get every patient the care that they need,” Albert said.

Upfront says it has seen the number of hospitals it works with double to 60 amid the coronavirus crisis. It is currently working with healthcare systems like DuPage Medical Group and Riverside Health System in Virginia to provide their patients with helpful coronavirus resources.

“We’re growing very quickly,” Albert said.

Read the full article in ChicagoInno here.

 

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