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08/05/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/05/2021 07:40

Oak Street Health Opens New Atlanta Center, Marks 100th Location for Company

Leader in Value-based Primary Care Celebrates with Grand Opening August 5 to Welcome Patients in East Point

ATLANTA - August 5, 2021 - Oak Street Health (NYSE: OSH), a network of value-based primary care centers for adults on Medicare, is expanding access to more older adults in the greater Atlanta area with today's opening of its 100th nationwide center, located at 3088 Washington Road in East Point, Georgia. This marks the company's second center in the greater Atlanta area.

'We are excited to expand access to our high-quality, value-based care to members of the greater Atlanta community with the opening of this new center,' said Tammara Warren, Regional Vice President, Oak Street Health.​'The majority of older adults we care for have two or more chronic conditions, making this kind of care so important. As our organization continues its mission to rebuild healthcare as it should be, we look forward to improving patient outcomes in Georgia and helping older adults live their healthiest lives.'

To celebrate the new East Point location, and the milestone 100th opening for the company, there will be a grand opening event at the clinic taking place Thursday, August 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The grand opening will feature a ribbon cutting, games, music, prizes, food and more. East Point Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham plans to attend.

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 driven an approximately 51 percent reduction in patient hospital admissions compared to Medicare benchmarks, a 42 percent reduction in 30-day readmission rates and a 51 percent reduction in emergency department visits, all while maintaining a Net Promoter Score of 90 across patients. 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 100 centers across 15 states. 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
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