GEHA Provides Federal Employees with Nationwide Access to Top-Ranked Surgeons Through BridgeHealth Centers of Excellence

Elevate and Elevate Plus Plans give federal employees access to BridgeHealth’s high-touch care coordination DENVER, Colo. — On January 1, 2020, GEHA, Inc. (Government Employees Health Association) began offering eligible members access to BridgeHealth’s centers of excellence and care coordinators to prepare members for planned surgeries like knee replacements, heart surgery, and bariatric surgery through one of its two new innovative benefit plans – Elevate and Elevate Plus.   GEHA, which offers one of the… Read More →

A message from our President, Jamie Hall

To Our Valued Customers, Patient safety has always been our number one priority at BridgeHealth. The health and wellbeing of our members and their loved ones are at the center of everything we do. As concerns about the virus that causes COVID-19 escalate, we wanted to share how we will continue to manage patient safety. Our quality team, led by our chief medical officer, Terry Fouts, MD, and our director of quality and process improvement,… Read More →

BRIDGEHEALTH POISED FOR ANOTHER RECORD YEAR, NAMES JAMIE HALL AS PRESIDENT

DENVER, Colo. — BridgeHealth, an industry-leading provider of surgical advocacy and centers of excellence (COE) programs, announced today that Jamie Hall has been named President of the company. He will assume the organization’s chief leadership role beginning March 2nd. Hall joined BridgeHealth in August of 2018 as Chief Growth Officer to reposition the company’s sales, marketing, product and business development teams for growth and scalability. Since then, he has taken on increased responsibility within the… Read More →

BridgeHealth and New England Baptist Hospital Partner to Expand Access Nationally to Surgical Center of Excellence (COE)  

BridgeHealth partners with premier national orthopedic provider to create greater access to the highest quality surgical care for more than 600,000 members nationwide DENVER, Colo. — BridgeHealth, an industry-leading provider of Surgical Centers of Excellence and surgical advocacy programs, contracted with one of the nation’s top orthopedic providers, New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), to provide more than 600,000 members nationwide greater access to high-quality, orthopedic surgical care.   “We are proud to add another top-quality… Read More →

MCSIG Achieves a 12.5 to 1 ROI in 2018 with BridgeHealth

MCSIG saves more than $9 Million in surgery discounts and avoided costs since 2015 with its BridgeHealth surgical advocacy program DENVER, Colo. — Municipalities Colleges Schools Insurance Group (MCSIG) has saved millions of dollars over the last four years, all while continuing to deliver higher-quality surgical care to its members through BridgeHealth, an industry-leading provider of Surgical Centers of Excellence. In 2010, MCSIG saw healthcare costs 40 to 80 percent more than other areas of… Read More →

Albertsons and Safeway extend BridgeHealth surgery benefit to thousands of additional employees after year-long pilot

Albertsons Cos. achieves favorable ROI in 12-month pilot while saving employees money and improving their health outcomes DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Albertsons Companies has strengthened its employee benefits package by expanding its employees’ access to BridgeHealth, an industry-leading provider of Surgical Centers of Excellence. Albertsons Cos., the second largest traditional retail grocer in the United States, identified BridgeHealth as an innovative way to stem the cost of high-dollar surgeries while improving the health and wellness of employees. To… Read More →

BridgeHealth Announces New Program to Treat Biggest Employer Cost Driver

Hinge Health-BridgeHealth partner to provide full-spectrum treatment options for musculoskeletal conditions DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BridgeHealth, a leading provider of national surgical Centers of Excellence, announced that it has partnered with Hinge Health, an innovative provider of digital care for chronic musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions — such as knee arthritis or low back pain. Together, BridgeHealth and Hinge Health will assist plan sponsors, including large self-insured employers, tackle their largest cost driver – musculoskeletal health. Through this collaboration, innovative… Read More →

Jeff Somar Joins the BridgeHealth Business Development Team

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BridgeHealth, the leading provider of a value-based healthcare solution for high-quality surgical procedures, announced today that Jeff Somar has joined its executive team as Senior Vice President of Business Development. A seasoned healthcare sales strategist, Somar brings a deep understanding of the healthcare ecosystem, including employer, payer, and consumer dynamics. “Jeff brings a wealth of experience in sales, strategy, and business development for both startup and established companies,” said Mark Stadler, President & CEO… Read More →

BridgeHealth Expands Its National Panel of Surgical Centers

DENVER – BridgeHealth, the leading national provider for surgical centers of excellence and value-based care, announced today it has added five surgical centers to its national provider panel. Fresno Surgical Hospital and Summit Surgical Center, both in Fresno, California, and OrthoAtlanta (two centers) and Polaris Spine and Neurosurgery Center serving the greater Atlanta area are now partnered with BridgeHealth. “These centers of excellence are important and valued additions for our national program because they offer… Read More →

Terry Fouts Joins BridgeHealth as Chief Medical Officer

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BridgeHealth has announced that Terry Fouts, MD, has joined the company as its Chief Medical Officer. BridgeHealth is the leading provider of value-based healthcare services, offering high-quality, lower cost bundled surgical case rate benefits to self-funded groups. In addition to his role with BridgeHealth, Fouts serves as Chief Clinical Officer and Clinical Operations Advisor for Empactful Capital and as advisor to HBI Solutions, Owl Insights and medAstute Consulting. He has held the role of Chief Medical… Read More →