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Flipping the paradigm on primary care for adults 65+

There's a lot wrong with primary care for older adults today. Our CEO Jack Stoddard joined Sonya Larson on the latest episode of Medicarians Live to share how Patina primary care is flipping the paradigm on primary care for adults 65 and older.

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Patina wants to expand its primary care model to seniors in more Pennsylvania counties

Patina CEO Jack Stoddard talks about the company's success to date - and what's next as we look to transform the healthcare experience for adults 65+.

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Patina and Humana team to deliver convenient, relationship-centered primary care to Medicare Advantage members in the Charlotte region.
Humana Medicare Advantage members across 10 counties in the Charlotte region now have in-network access to Patina’s distinctive virtual and in-home primary care services
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3 questions to help residents find a primary care physician
Patina’s Chief Health Officer, Neil Patel, MD shares his perspective on how administrators, case workers and other key staff at senior living communities and adult living facilities can support older adults who need primary care.
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At-Home Primary Care Provider Patina Continues To Win MA Partnerships
Home Health Care News talked with Patina CEO, Jack Stoddard, about our recently-announced partnership with Humana -- and how we're improving the healthcare experience for Medicare Advantage members via greater access and accessibility.
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Patina teams with Humana to expand reach of convenient, relationship-centered primary care for people with Medicare

Philadelphia, PA – July 26, 2023 - Patina, the relationship-centered primary care provider dedicated to improving the healthcare and aging experience for older adults, and leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), have signed an agreement that expands the primary care options for Humana Medicare Advantage members in the Philadelphia five-county area. 

Patina brings innovative primary care for people 65+ to Charlotte region;  designed to help individuals thrive & remain independent
Patina brings innovative primary care for people 65+ to Charlotte region; designed to help individuals thrive & remain independent

Charlotte, NC - July 7, 2023Patina, a relationship-centered primary care provider dedicated to improving the healthcare and aging experience for people 65 and older, is expanding to serve members enrolled in participating Medicare Advantage plans across the Charlotte region beginning in July.

How Primary Care Startup Patina Locked Down Partnerships with Four Big Health Plans
How Primary Care Startup Patina Locked Down Partnerships with Four Big Health Plans

Home Health Care News talked with our Chief Health Officer, Neil Patel, MD, about how Patina is changing the healthcare and aging experience for older adults.

Why You Should Expect More From Your Primary Care
Why You Should Expect More From Your Primary Care

Listen to the heart of why and how Patina is reinventing primary care for adults 65+ in the Philadelphia area. Neil Patel, M.D., Chief Health Officer for Patina, dives deep in this 30-minute interview on the Empowerment Zone on WWDB AM 860.

Morning Extra: Patina Healthcare
Morning Extra: Patina Healthcare

PHL-17 Morning Extra sits down with Mark Pinsky, Patina patient; Neil Patel, M.D., Chief Health Officer, Patina; and JaCarla Royall, Patina Health Champion.

‘We were kindred spirits:’ As seniors battle a loneliness epidemic, the friendship of a 76- and 17-year-old shows connection has no limits
‘We were kindred spirits:’ As seniors battle a loneliness epidemic, the friendship of a 76- and 17-year-old shows connection has no limits

Loneliness is a major, silent chronic condition in the country for adults 65+. But the right kind of primary care can play a key role in combating loneliness. Patina’s Chief Health Officer, Neil Patel, M.D., shares more viewpoints.

AI In Healthcare: A Conversation With Jack Stoddard, CEO, Patina
AI In Healthcare: A Conversation With Jack Stoddard, CEO, Patina

“We have the opportunity to build the care model of the future from the ground up,” says Jack Stoddard. He shares more with Forbes contributor Arun Shastri on how Patina is reinventing primary care for adults 65 and older.

Patina reaches deals with three national Medicare Advantage plans
Patina reaches deals with three national Medicare Advantage plans

The move will expand Patina’s reach to provide a new kind of primary care to more Medicare Advantage members in the Philadelphia area.

A new approach to primary care for seniors is taking shape in Philadelphia at Patina Health
A new approach to primary care for seniors is taking shape in Philadelphia at Patina Health

Patina is expanding its payer partnerships starting Jan. 1, 2023 to be available to most Medicare Advantage members in the Philadelphia area.

Patina announces partnerships with major national Medicare Advantage plans, significantly expanding the reach of its unique primary care experience for adults 65+ in Philadelphia region
Patina announces partnerships with major national Medicare Advantage plans, significantly expanding the reach of its unique primary care experience for adults 65+ in Philadelphia region

Philadelphia, December 15, 2022 – Patina, a relationship-centered primary care provider dedicated to improving the healthcare and aging experience for people 65 and older, is expanding its reach in the Philadelphia five-county area.

Primary Care’s Role in the Interconnected World of Home Care
Primary Care’s Role in the Interconnected World of Home Care

Primary care barely resembles its former self as many companies are rebooting it and taking it to a new level: directly into the home. One new example is Patina, which launched earlier this year and offers both virtual and in-person house calls.

A Different Path
A Different Path

The human body requires more medical care as it ages. Even so, receiving qualified care is rarely as easy as it should be. Patina is turning back to tradition in order to solve today’s broken system.

Get the Primary Care Experience You Deserve
Get the Primary Care Experience You Deserve

With Patina, we created the kind of care experience we would want for our own loved ones. It starts with listening and building trusted relationships with every person we serve. See more on page 12 of the Bucks County Herald.

Choosing a Primary Care Provider That’s Right For You
Choosing a Primary Care Provider That’s Right For You

Read about important considerations for people 65+ to ensure you get the healthcare experience you want – and deserve.

Patina Names Reed V. Tuckson, M.D., FACP, to Clinical Advisory Board
Patina Names Reed V. Tuckson, M.D., FACP, to Clinical Advisory Board

Tuckson joins the group of distinguished clinicians to guide Patina’s new primary care model, designed to create a better healthcare experience for people as they age.

Patina, Backed by Silicon Valley Investors, Joins a Growing Field of Providers Focused on Health Care for Older Philadelphians. (Philadelphia Business Journal)
Patina, Backed by Silicon Valley Investors, Joins a Growing Field of Providers Focused on Health Care for Older Philadelphians. (Philadelphia Business Journal)

Less than a year after his startup emerged from stealth mode to announce it had received a $50 million investment, and six months after signing the company’s first and only deal with a major health insurer, Jack Stoddard is already thinking about a major expansion for Patina in 2023.

Patina, a New, Senior-focused Primary Care Provider, Gets its Feet Off the Ground (Philly Voice)
Patina, a New, Senior-focused Primary Care Provider, Gets its Feet Off the Ground (Philly Voice)

The medical group is now providing services to members of Independence Blue Cross’ Medicare Advantage plans.

With $57M Raised, Ex-Accolade Exec Jack Stoddard Launched Patina, a Healthcare Platform for Older Adults (Technical.ly)
With $57M Raised, Ex-Accolade Exec Jack Stoddard Launched Patina, a Healthcare Platform for Older Adults (Technical.ly)

After quietly building for two years, Patina got funding from the likes of Andreessen Horowitz and GV, and launched its platform in early 2022 with a 50-person staff. Here’s how the CEO knew what to do in the startup’s earliest stages.

Meet the Local Company Aiming to Improve Primary Health Care for Folks 65 and Older (Philadelphia Magazine)
Meet the Local Company Aiming to Improve Primary Health Care for Folks 65 and Older (Philadelphia Magazine)

Headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, Patina Health serves patients living across the Philadelphia region with both in-home and virtual doctor visits. These are some of the reasons that led longtime healthcare maven Jack Stoddard to form Patina Health. The Bala Cynwyd-based company aims to reinvent primary care and how it’s delivered to older adults through a … Continue reading

Independence Blue Cross and Patina Announce Agreement to Offer Medicare Advantage Members a New Primary Care Experience
Independence Blue Cross and Patina Announce Agreement to Offer Medicare Advantage Members a New Primary Care Experience

Philadelphia — February 22, 2022 — Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and Patina Medical Group (Patina), a new primary care provider dedicated to improving the health care experience for people 65 and older, announced today that they have signed a provider agreement. Through the agreement, Patina will make its primary care services available to Independence Medicare … Continue reading

Older Adults and Their Caregivers Want More Personalized Primary Care, According to Patina National Survey
Older Adults and Their Caregivers Want More Personalized Primary Care, According to Patina National Survey

1,100+ Respondents Highlight “Something’s Missing” from Current Care, Seek Trusted Relationships with a Care Team Built Around Their Needs

Patina Aims to Profoundly Improve the Healthcare and Aging Experience for People 65+ by Reinventing Primary Care; Announces $50 Million Series A Financing
Patina Aims to Profoundly Improve the Healthcare and Aging Experience for People 65+ by Reinventing Primary Care; Announces $50 Million Series A Financing

Patina’s personalized experience is built around the unique needs, values and preferences of older adults. To make care more convenient, accessible and highly scalable, the model will be home-based and virtual.

Patina Health is working with Alphabet’s GV and Andreessen Horowitz to change how and where we care for older Americans (Business Insider)
Patina Health is working with Alphabet’s GV and Andreessen Horowitz to change how and where we care for older Americans (Business Insider)

Patina Health CEO Jack Stoddard, Chief Health Officer Dr. Neil Patel, and Patina investors speak with Business Insider about the importance of building a new model of primary care for older adults, and why Patina is taking small steps toward a transformational vision.

Home-focused Patina Health emerges from stealth mode with $57M to advance primary care model for seniors (Philadelphia Business Journal)
Home-focused Patina Health emerges from stealth mode with $57M to advance primary care model for seniors (Philadelphia Business Journal)

Patina’s model will begin delivering in-home and virtual primary care to older adults in select Medicare Advantage plans in early 2022. While the traditional model of care often overlooks older adults, Patina’s approach to primary care — built on a year and a half of field research — places trust above transaction.

Senior-focused Patina Health emerges from stealth to score $50M (Mobi Health News)
Senior-focused Patina Health emerges from stealth to score $50M (Mobi Health News)

Patina Health emerged out of stealth with $50 million in Series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and GV (formerly Google Ventures). Patina’s virtual and home-based approach to primary care for older adults integrates an array of care teams across specialties.

Home-focused primary care startup Patina Health raises $57M (Home Healthcare News)
Home-focused primary care startup Patina Health raises $57M (Home Healthcare News)

Patina Health CEO speaks with Home Health Care News about his vision for a reimagined primary care model for older adults — a relationship-based approach that starts with the patient and works backwards.

Patina Health raises $57M to reimagine primary care for older adults (Fierce Healthcare)
Patina Health raises $57M to reimagine primary care for older adults (Fierce Healthcare)

Patina Health aims to reinvent the healthcare model for older adults by dedicating personalized, multidisciplinary care teams to each patient, with the goal of building trusting relationships to facilitate a better care experience.

Patina emerges out of stealth with $50M to reinvent primary care & aging experience (Hit Consultant)
Patina emerges out of stealth with $50M to reinvent primary care & aging experience (Hit Consultant)

Patina Health, in collaboration with Patina Medical Group, is building a new model of primary care to profoundly improve the healthcare and aging experience for older adults. Patina’s multidisciplinary care teams will take the time to build trusted, ongoing relationships with patients through in-home and virtual primary care services.