Press Releases Oct 6, 2020

Oak Street Health Opens New Center in Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN — October 6, 2020 — Oak Street Health, a network of value-based, primary care centers for adults on Medicare, is ready to begin caring for more older adults in Memphis with the opening of its newest center at 5339 Elvis Presley Boulevard set to open October 6. The opening brings the number of Oak Street Health centers in Memphis to three, joining existing centers at 3360 N. Watkins Street and 3889 Park Avenue.

We are excited to expand our ability to provide innovative, high-quality, value-based care to more members of the Memphis community with the opening of this new center,” said Tamara Jurgenson, Chief Growth Officer of Oak Street Health.​“As our organization continues its mission to rebuild healthcare as it should be, we are ready to welcome new patients in Memphis and help improve their quality of life.”

Oak Street Health patients can expect an unmatched healthcare experience that includes quality time with their provider in-person or via telehealth visit; a 247 patient support line; individualized, preventive care plans; and access to transportation to and from the center for eligible patients. Additional services, such as behavioral health care and social health support, and Medicare education classes, are also offered to help older adults meet their unique needs in one convenient location.

Since its founding in 2012, Oak Street Health has seen a 51 percent reduction in patient hospital admissions compared to Medicare benchmarks. Oak Street Health will accept multiple health plans at all locations, including traditional Medicare.

To learn more about Oak Street Health’s value-based primary care model, click here.

About Oak Street Health

Founded in 2012, Oak Street Health is a network of value-based, primary care centers for adults on Medicare. With a mission of rebuilding healthcare as it should be, the company operates an innovative healthcare model focused on quality of care over volume of services, and assumes the full financial risk of its patients. Oak Street Health currently operates more than 65 centers across Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Rhode Island, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. To learn more about Oak Street Health’s proven approach to care, visit oakstreethealth.com.

Media Contact:
Erica Frank, Vice President of Public Relations
Oak Street Health
Erica.Frank@oakstreethealth.com