Memorial Healthcare System Partners with HOPCo for Musculoskeletal Services

November 14, 2022

Memorial Healthcare System and HOPCo logos

Memorial Healthcare System, a South Florida-based academic medical center, is partnering with Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company (HOPCo) to support its musculoskeletal service line. The alliance is expected to enhance the quality of care, including access and coordination, and improve the patient experience.

HOPCo is a national leader in health system musculoskeletal service line management, outcomes management solutions, and is the country's largest orthopedic value-based care organization. Memorial will be supported by its evidence-based care protocols, data analytics platforms, and infrastructure, enhancing its reputation as a regional destination for high-quality orthopedic and spine care.

“Consumers have spoken. They expect better outcomes in service, quality, and efficiency from the health system in the U.S. We must continually challenge ourselves to improve these outcomes,” said Matthew Muhart, Memorial Healthcare System’s chief strategy officer. “Our partnership with HOPCo highlights the continued support and dedicated resources we’re investing in our musculoskeletal service line, which is committed to providing best-in-class outcomes for patients in our community.”

Muhart added that HOPCo’s team of experts bring leadership and resources to what is already a high-performing service line.

"Memorial Healthcare System has a longstanding reputation for innovation and outstanding patient care," said Dr. Wael Barsoum, HOPCo’s president and chief transformation officer. "This partnership will help facilitate a measurable shift in the delivery of orthopedic and spine care throughout the region."

About Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company (HOPCo)

Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company is the national leader of integrated musculoskeletal value-based health outcomes management, practice management and health system service line management. This includes comprehensive expertise across all MSK specialties, including orthopedics, spine, neurosurgery, hand, pain management, rehabilitation, and neurology. HOPCo's integrated care, analytics, and facilities development and management platforms have proven to increase the quality of patient care while reliably reducing the total cost of care across the care continuum for practices, health systems and payors alike. HOPCo's affiliated payors, practices, and health systems successfully participate in highly efficient value-based contracting (bundled payments, chronic episodes of care initiatives, population health programs, and other advanced risk-based arrangements) utilizing HOPCo's proprietary platforms, IT solutions, integrated analytics, and evidence-based comprehensive care pathways.