Fierce Healthcare November 17, 2023
There are plenty of lessons to be learned in failure, but it’s rare for a company and its top brass to offer a peak behind the curtain into those takeaways.
But that’s exactly what Aledade, which supports primary care practices in the shift to value-based care, did shortly after its launch. The team was confident in its performance in the first year and was already seeing early progress in reducing hospitalizations, CEO Farzad Mostashari, M.D., said during a keynote presentation at the Fierce Health Payer Summit earlier this month.
However, the savings results came back. And it ended up being a huge wake-up call to the team, he said.
“We let ourselves really, really hope,” Mostashari said. “And then the...