New York, NY – August 15th 2023 – Mend has been awarded a national group purchasing agreement for Virtual Care with Premier, Inc. Effective August 11, 2023, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for Mend’s Upgraid platform. The platform was recently featured as best in class in a US News deep dive on surgical healing and recovery and mend was featured in a Pitchbook deep dive as a leading player in food as medicine.
“We’re thrilled to be awarded a national agreement by Premier, making our solution easily accessible to member health systems and other providers,” says Mend CEO Eziah Syed, “with an evidence-based food as medicine platform converging with virtual care, we will help clients to achieve the triple aim of better patient outcomes, better patient experience and enhanced profitability.”
Upgraid by mend is a unique platform that utilizes a personalized and precision approach to optimize patients for post-surgical outcomes and chronic condition management through nutrapharma and food as medicine as central nodes of the care philosophy. Mend’s clinical staff acts as an adjunct to provider care by navigating patients through best-in-class care pathways while using a behavioral change model to create new habits and improve long-term patient health. In acute care environments consistently under significant pressures, Upgraid promises to be a game changer, and clients who have implemented it are already seeing the triple aim results.
Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 4,400 U.S. hospitals and 250,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, consulting, and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.
Mend, a life sciences company passionately brings healing worldwide. Operating at the intersection of nutrapharma, food as medicine, digital wellness, and behavioral health, Mend empowers individuals to repair, recover, and embrace a better life. Through clinically proven nutrapharma products, the transformative power of food as medicine, and digital behavioral health solutions, we accelerate healing, improve recovery, and target key risk factors for chronic conditions. With a clinician-first AI-supported model, our platform revolutionizes digital wellness, enhancing behavioral well-being. Trusted by elite soldiers, athletes, and respected doctors, Mend is the world’s first whole-person, nutrapharma-powered platform. Experience the power of healing with Mend.
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