The designation demonstrates the highest level of commitment to quality healthcare
San Francisco, CA – June 1, 2022 – Cricket Health, the comprehensive kidney care provider with an evidence-based approach to managing kidney disease, is proud to announce that it has earned URAC accreditation as a digital health content provider. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality by setting high standards for clinical practice, consumer protections, performance measurement, operations infrastructure and risk management. By achieving this status, Cricket Health demonstrates commitment to quality care, enhanced processes, patient safety, and improved outcomes.
Cricket Health works with payers and providers to identify people with or at-risk for chronic kidney disease, acts early to slow progression of the disease, and delivers patient-centered, personalized kidney care through a multidisciplinary care team and stage-specific educational resources. For people who progress to kidney failure, Cricket Health helps them make informed choices about which treatment option is right for them and supports them through their care journey.
“Central to our mission at Cricket Health is empowering people with kidney disease to make informed decisions about their care, which is why we ensure they have the latest, evidence-based medical information at their fingertips,” said Cricket Health CEO Bobby Sepucha. “URAC accreditation is validation of our commitment to providing the highest quality care resources.”
Cricket Health delivers stage-specific, individualized care through the MyCricket™ comprehensive patient support program. Through MyCricket, individuals have a multidisciplinary care team, including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, social workers, and trained peer mentors. They also have access to stage-specific educational resources and a peer community to share questions and information, all available 24/7.
“By earning Telehealth Accreditation from URAC, Cricket Health operates on the forefront of health care delivery,” said URAC President and CEO Shawn Griffin, M.D. “Meeting URAC’s telehealth standards means Cricket Health provides more than a platform for transaction based appointments. It demonstrates that Cricket Health leverages technologies to advance high quality care that promotes clinical best practices, consumer protections and care continuity among patients and providers. As telehealth becomes a more widespread option, Cricket Health distinguishes itself as an established, accredited organization committed to improving the health and well-being of the people it serves.”
About Cricket Health
Cricket Health is a comprehensive kidney care provider with a personalized, evidence-based, and value-based approach to managing chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). Using StageSmart™, Cricket’s machine learning disease identification model, and predictive GFR (pGFR™), Cricket helps health plans and providers identify people with kidney disease, determine disease stage, and assess their risk of disease progression. Cricket then delivers stage-specific, individualized care plans through the MyCricket™ patient support program, including a multidisciplinary care team, peer support, and educational resources accessible in person, by telephone, or online. Founded in 2015 and based in San Francisco and Boston, the company’s leadership includes some of the leading experts in nephrology, health care, and technology. Learn more at www.crickethealth.com or follow us @crickethealth.
Founded in 1990 as a non-profit organization, URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality and patient safety through renowned accreditation programs. URAC develops its evidence-based standards in collaboration with a wide array of stakeholders and industry experts. The company’s portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the health care industry, addressing health care management and operations, pharmacies, telehealth, health plans, medical practices and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.