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Tahoe Fracture and Spine Nevada Merge Under HOPCo Platform to Create the Largest Musculoskeletal Care Platform in the State of Nevada
Tahoe Fracture & Orthopedic Medical Clinic has announced that it is merging with Spine Nevada to create the largest integrated musculoskeletal care platform in Nevada. The integrated practice will have more than 60 care providers. Through the merger, Tahoe Fracture will join Spine Nevada under HOPCo’s (Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company) Nevada care network.
HOPCo and Spine Nevada Announce Partnership to Create Value-Based Musculoskeletal Care Platform in Nevada
HOPCo has entered yet another state through the formation of a partnership with Reno-based Spine Nevada and its affiliated brands, Swift Urgent Clinic and Vein Nevada, known as HOPCo Nevada. This will create an innovative platform for integrated musculoskeletal and vein care throughout Nevada.
HOPCo has announced that Osmel “Ozzie” Delgado will now lead the company as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining HOPCo, Ozzie served as the Chief Operating Officer for Cleveland Clinic Florida since 2014. As the Chief Operating Officer at HOPCo, his role will be to improve operational efficiencies and process redesign to help further drive value-based musculoskeletal care on a national level by working directly with clinical and non-clinical leadership teams.
HOPCo and The Center for Bone & Joint Surgery Announce Partnership to Transform Musculoskeletal Care in Southeast Florida
HOPCo and Palm Beach-based The Center for Bone & Joint Surgery (CBJ), have partnered to create an innovative musculoskeletal care platform established to develop unique clinically-integrated partnerships with musculoskeletal practices and other physicians, health systems and payors throughout the Palm Beach Market, with the intent to expand the platform in other markets in South East Florida. Utilizing HOPCo’s proprietary care management platform, software tools and analytics, this new partnership will provide value-based health care solutions to improve care outcomes and patient satisfaction
Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company Acquires Stryker’s Performance Solutions’ Extensive Value-Based Care Business
HOPCo has announced the acquisition of Stryker Performance Solutions’ (SPS) BPCI-A value-based care convener business and segments of SPS’ health system orthopedic service line analytics subscription business. This acquisition now makes HOPCo one of the largest conveners of MSK bundle payment programs and the largest manager of orthopedic service lines in the country, with over 100 hospital and physician practice customers.
HOPCo In The News
Initially, orthopedics was a leading specialty in value-based care models. Bundled payments, which are well-suited for the episodic nature of certain acute orthopedic diagnoses, provided a platform to engage musculoskeletal providers. However, due to pricing differences between facilities in the same market and the unsustainable nature of annually declining price targets…
Amazon, Walmart and Walgreens have all taken steps into healthcare, but their lasting impact remains to be seen. Two orthopedic surgeons told Becker’s how they feel about the companies’ hand in healthcare.
Rising consolidation has given breath to orthopedic supergroups with 100-plus physicians. Three orthopedic surgeons told Becker’s Spine Review what they believe supergroups will mean for smaller practices and the industry.
The transition to value-based care is here. To address some of the issues that orthopedic surgeons and orthopedic practices should expect to encounter when they begin this transition, Healio spoke with Wael K. Barsoum, MD.
HOPCo, in partnership with Reno, Nevada-based Spine Nevada, has announced the formation of HOPCo Nevada, a platform for musculoskeletal and vein care. HOPCo is a largely physician-owned healthcare management company. For the past decade, it has been expanding throughout the country. HOPCo Vice Chairman Jason Scalise, M.D. leads HOPCo’s efforts to expand into new and existing markets. OTW spoke with Dr. Scalise about the partnership and its impact in Nevada.
HOPCo Thought Leadership
Whether you currently participate in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) orthopedic bundled payments, now is the time to better understand bundles and how to thrive with them.
Written by Arash Araghi, DO, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for HOPCo, this article different VBC models in MSK care and how to continuously improve these programs to make them more effective.
Written by Dr. David Ben-Aviv & DeLyle Manwaring: The recent buzz in orthopedic care has been around ‘value-based care’ and ‘population health’. But, most conversations are only scratching the surface of the opportunities that exist in properly managing risk in order to have long-lasting and successful programs. Providers, hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF’s) have specific tracks or processes for patients that may not be suited for today’s value-based care programs.
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