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Lifespark and UCare Announce Innovative Partnership to Deliver on Population Well-Being for Seniors
Oct 12, 2021
Minneosota has always been an innovator in healthcare. This exciting announcement with UCare and Virgo brings attention to the work we are all doing to set the standards for how people age not only in our state but nationally. This partnership is about inclusivity for every system and provider to benefit from a broader approach to wellness and serve seniors in the best way possible. We now have the core competencies, tech innovation, and the payment mechanism for a holistic geriatric service strategy using prescriptive and predictive data to measure the impact on a person’s whole life and engage them in their own health sooner.
Joel Theisen, Lifespark CEO was part of a health care roundtable featured in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Panelists included Matt Kucharski, president of Padilla; Rick Kes, health care partner and senior industry analyst at RSM US; Mike Sharpe, principal at Davis; and Chris Schultz, partner, health care consulting at EisnerAmper. Frank Jaskulke, vice president of intelligence and head of […]
The parent company of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is selling Livio Health, a business that provides in-home health services to seniors. Livio will be acquired by Lifespark, a St. Louis Parkbased company with a technology platform for helping seniors avoid trips to the hospital. As part of the agreement, Aware Integrated, which […]
In an article featured in MedCityNews, Lifespark CEO Joel Theisen says “let’s tear down the silos that transport seniors through the classic stages of hospitals, rehab, assisted living, and nursing homes.” Value-based care or better yet, global risk, has a way of disintegrating these silos. If providers want to get paid, they must collaborate. That […]