Enabling a new 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 “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.