Enabling a new care experience
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
The medical group is now providing services to members of Independence Blue Cross’ Medicare Advantage plans.
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.
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 “Meet the Local Company Aiming to Improve Primary Health Care for Folks 65 and Older (Philadelphia Magazine)”
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 “Independence Blue Cross and Patina Announce Agreement to Offer Medicare Advantage Members a New Primary Care Experience”
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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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.