We’re rebuilding healthcare as it should be.

Since our founding in 2012, our mission has been to build a primary care delivery platform that directly addresses rising costs and poor outcomes, two of the most pressing challenges facing the United States healthcare industry.

Everyone deserves great healthcare.

Older adults have specific healthcare needs. Many don’t receive it. When they do, appointments are brief, in-network doctors can be far away and they don’t get personalized treatment plans. We’re changing all of that.

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    Nothing is more personal than your health. Our care is personal, spending significantly more time with our patients and knowing them as individuals.

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    You should have access to the same great care no matter where you live. We invest in our communities by building Oak Street Health centers where healthcare services are needed most.

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    Many adults on Medicare have chronic and complex conditions. We hold ourselves accountable for our patients’ health by taking on the risk and cost of their care.

Value Over Volume

We’re all in on helping patients live healthier.

Most primary care practices follow fee-for-service models, which often prioritize volume of patient visits over quality of care. Oak Street Health largely operates under a value-based managed care model, meaning our approach aligns the incentives of our patients, our providers and our payors by simultaneously improving health outcomes and care quality, lowering medical costs and improving the patient experience.

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What it means to be Oaky.

All Oakies are mission-driven individuals who strive to go above and beyond to support their coworkers and our patients. We work as a team and across disciplines to rebuild healthcare as it should be.

  • Creating patient experience

    Creating an unmatched patient experience

    We’re driven to provide the best healthcare experience our patients have ever had. We go to extraordinary lengths to ensure their well-being.

  • Driving clinical excellence

    Driving clinical excellence

    We invest in innovation, access and new services to push primary care to new frontiers. This helps us provide outstanding care to all our patients.

  • Taking ownership

    Taking ownership and delivering results

    Our mission is too important to have small goals. We learn from failure and push ourselves, and each other, to continually improve, collaborate and innovate.

  • Being scrappy

    Being scrappy

    We move fast and operate in a highly ambiguous environment. We make hard decisions, with imperfect information, knowing we’ll have to learn and adjust on the fly.

  • Radiating positive energy

    Radiating positive energy

    Positive energy inspires the best in ourselves and our co-workers. People with positive energy are fun to work with and find joy working on our most ambitious goals.

  • Assuming good intentions

    Assuming good intentions

    We strive to embody trust, empathy and integrity. We communicate with candor, provide direct feedback and expect the same of our colleagues.

Providing access where it is needed most.

In 2013, we opened our first center in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood. Oak Street Health continues to expand to new cities and states.

4327 South Archer Ave
Chicago, IL 60632
1541 West Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660
27155 Cherry Hill Rd
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
1142 East 9 Mile Rd
Hazel Park, MI 48030
436 East Washington Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
5926 Crawfordsville Rd, Unit B
Indianapolis, IN 46224
5818 Columbia Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
18 Chicago Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
456 25th Ave
Bellwood, IL 60104
3210 Grand Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
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Our country spends way too much on healthcare, and we don’t get enough back. With Oak Street Health, we set out to build healthcare how it should be. We took everything from various models that were working, brought it all together and built a new model from scratch.
Mike Pykosz, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder
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