Oak Street Health Opens New Center in Winston-Salem
WINSTON-SALEM, NC — September 14, 2020 — Oak Street Health, a network of value-based, primary care centers for adults on Medicare, is ready to begin caring for seniors in Winston-Salem with the opening of its newest center at 2668 Peters Creek Parkway on September 14. This marks the fifth Oak Street Health center in North Carolina, joining existing centers in Charlotte, Greensboro and High Point.
“We are excited to become a part of the Winston-Salem community with the opening of our new center and our team is looking forward to providing our high-quality, value-based care for seniors in the area,” said Tamara Jurgenson, Chief Growth Officer of Oak Street Health.“As our company continues its mission to rebuild healthcare as it should be, we are ready to welcome new patients in Winston-Salem 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 24⁄7 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.
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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 60 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.