Seeking Sustainable Reimbursement Model, Aging-in-Place Program CAPABLE Lands Partnership with VillageMD

As COVID-19 numbers rise heading into winter, U.S. policymakers and senior care advocates continue to explore new, innovative models that support aging in place. One such model is CAPABLE, an interdisciplinary program out of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing that combines nursing care, occupational therapy and handyman services. While CAPABLE, which stands for “Community […]

VillageMD CMO: The Future of Health Care Is Meeting Patients in the Home

Under the leadership of CMO and co-founder Dr. Clive Fields, VillageMD has grown from a primary care practice of 13 physicians in 2013 to a network of more than 2,600 physicians across nine markets. The Chicago-based VillageMD has taken an innovative, home-based approach to primary care ever since it was founded. Now, that innovative approach […]

Disrupt Podcast #35: Dr. Clive Fields of VillageMD

The 35th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! In 2013, co-founder and CMO Dr. Clive Fields helped launch primary care provider VillageMD as a 13-physician practice. Seven years later, VillageMD has grown to a 2,500-physician practice — one with an innovative care model partly shaped around the home. As one of its leaders, […]

‘Back to the Future’: Walgreens Invests $1B in VillageMD to Expand Community-Based Care Services

Two major retail chains — Walgreens and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) — are expanding their health care reach while increasing their footprints in the home- and community-based care space. Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) — Walgreens’ holding company — and VillageMD announced a five-year plan Wednesday to expand the retailer’s full-service physician services at its stores. […]