Joe Gagnon CEO, quick-bite interview at ViVE 2022

1upHealth’s CEO, Joe Gagnon, was recently interviewed by Matthew Holt of The Health Care Blog while at ViVE 2022.

To watch the video interview in full, click here.

Q: Tell us about the growth you’ve had over the last couple of years, and what the plans who are now using your tools are using you for.

A: We started as an API for app developers to provide for patient mediated access to plan data, claims or clinical data. And then we evolved to really helping health plans think about the next generation of data access. So we took the APIs, built a cloud platform to be able to take that legacy data, map it into FHIR®, platform it in the cloud, and then provide analytic access to that data so that you could do it off of a modern computer platform.

Q: What changes are going to get made because of the data you’ve put together?

A: This is the first time we actually have clinical and claims in one data model, in one repository. You’re now able to run both claims analytics or population level analytics against it, so that what you’re starting to do with this current, timely, comprehensive data is get better outcomes. And so, into some of your existing processes . . . you’re actually now using the most current data so you’re going to get the best answers to your existing processes.

This interview was originally published by The Health Care Blog on March 16, 2022.

About The Health Care Blog:

The Health Care Blog is the leading online forum covering the business of healthcare and the new ideas that are changing the health care industry. We’re read by a daily audience of 4,000-5,000 healthcare industry observers, decision makers, and healthcare pros.

About 1upHealth: 

1upHealth is the leading FHIR® platform that connects an ecosystem of payers, providers, patients, life sciences, and app developers within a trusted interoperability network. Unlike legacy enterprise companies, 1upHealth was created and built with the modern healthcare infrastructure in mind. The 1up FHIR® platform is serverless with cloud-native applications that transform data at enterprise scale with greater ease and simplicity to improve patient outcomes, drive population-level analytics and enable medical innovation. Founded in 2017, the company is connected to more than 10,000 clinical and payer endpoints with best-in-class FHIR® APIs. Gartner designated 1upHealth a “Cool Vendor in Healthcare Interoperability” for its FHIR® platform.

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