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Sep 28, 2020 12:03 UTC

Conviva Care Centers Teams with Strive Health to Provide Kidney Disease Care Management to Patients in South Florida

MIAMI & DENVER--(Business Wire)--Conviva Care Centers, a network of 300 primary care physicians that specializes in treating seniors, and specialized kidney care company Strive Health today announced they are partnering to offer specialized kidney disease care management services for eligible patients in South Florida.

Strive Health and Conviva Care Centers will integrate technology and clinical infrastructure to improve health outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Strive Health’s care teams will work with Conviva’s primary care physicians, providing care expertise for late-stage CKD and ESRD patients.

“Partnering with Strive Health will enable us to provide additional critical health services to our patients,” said President of Conviva Physicians Group Steve Lee, MD. “At Conviva, we measure our success by the long-term health of our patients, and we believe working together with Strive Health’s clinicians will help us advance the preventive, personalized health care we offer our patients.”

Together, Strive Health’s clinical teams and Conviva’s primary care physicians will provide care management services to patients, aiming to reduce hospitalizations and dialysis crash rates, increase home dialysis utilization, detect kidney disease earlier and connect patients to nephrologists and other specialists where and when it’s most important.

“Strive delivers comprehensive and compassionate kidney care,” said Chris Riopelle, Chief Executive Officer of Strive Health. “By combining Strive’s specialized care model with Conviva’s innovative primary care physicians, we can develop a comprehensive and integrated system that transforms patient health outcomes and experience.”

As CKD is the nation’s ninth-leading cause of death, a proactive approach to kidney care is critical in patient health and well-being. Conviva’s partnership with Strive represents a proactive industry shift toward preventative and holistic care.

About Strive Health

Strive Health is a built-for-purpose, value-based kidney care solution for innovative healthcare payors and providers. Through a unique combination of high-touch care teams, advanced technology, seamless integration with local providers, and next-generation dialysis services, Strive develops integrated kidney care systems that support the entire patient journey from chronic kidney disease (CKD) to end stage renal disease (ESRD). Strive partners with commercial and Medicare Advantage payors, Medicare, health systems, and physicians through flexible value-based payment arrangements, including assumption of total cost-of-care risk. Backed by New Enterprise Associates, Town Hall Ventures, Echo Health Ventures, and Ascension Ventures, Strive brings differentiated capital, technology, and expertise to transform kidney care for the better. For more information, visit us on Twitter, LinkedIn or at www.strivehealth.com, or email info@strivehealth.com.

About Conviva Care Solutions

Conviva continues to reinvent excellence in healthcare by embracing meaningful patient relationships focused on producing optimal health outcomes. With more than 90 convenient locations throughout Florida (Broward County, Daytona Beach, Jacksonville, Miami-Dade County, Palm Beach County, and Tampa/Gulf Coast) and Texas (Corpus Christi, El Paso, and San Antonio), the vast network of Conviva Care Centers is comprised of a multi-disciplinary team of more than 300 primary care physicians and over 800 affiliated specialists that provide a wide range of vital healthcare services that patients require daily, including the advantages of senior care activity centers and 24/7 on-call physicians. The success of Conviva is measured by its patients’ clinical outcomes and long-term health benefits. To learn more, visit http://www.ConvivaCareCenters.com, or call (833) CONVIVA.

Avery West
Strive Health
awest@strivehealth.com

Nancy A. Hanewinckel
Conviva Care Solutions
nhanewinckel1@humana.com

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