Upgraid by Mend Partners with AFOC to Transform Total Joint Patient Care


Upgraid by Mend Partners with AFOC to Transform Total Joint Patient Care

Mend proudly announces its strategic partnership with AFOC (Alaska Fracture & Orthopedic Clinic) to implement Upgraid, a groundbreaking platform designed to revolutionize total joint patient care. Specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine, AFOC is renowned for its commitment to delivering exceptional care and improving patient outcomes, particularly in total joint procedures such as knee and hip replacements. Through this partnership, Mend aims to enhance AFOC's patient care protocols with Upgraid, leveraging advanced technology and evidence-based interventions to offer personalized care recommendations tailored to patient needs. 

“We're excited to partner with Mend and implement Upgraid into our total joint care,” said Lars Matkin, MD, MBA, Orthopedic Surgeon at AFOC. “Upgraid's innovative platform enhances the patient experience, compliance, and outcomes, aligning perfectly with our commitment to excellence in orthopedic care."

As AFOC implements Upgraid across its network of physicians, patients can look forward to a seamless integration of personalized care interventions into their healthcare journeys. This partnership exemplifies AFOC's dedication to improving patient outcomes and advancing the standard of care.


About AFOC:

Alaska Fracture & Orthopedic Clinic has a comprehensive, multidisciplinary team includes a fellowship-trained doctor in every specialty. These physicians have completed the highest level of training available for their practice area. And that means you benefit from the most sophisticated orthopedic care in Alaska.  For over 50 years, we have worked tirelessly to provide advanced bone, joint and muscle treatments for all Alaskans, including joint replacement and revision, sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and orthopedic trauma. Today, we operate four state-of-the-art facilities in Anchorage, Eagle River, South Anchorage and Wasilla.

About Mend:

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. For more information, visit mend.me.