The Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce featured Hoffman Construction’s decision to open a Vera primary care clinic in Portland. Vice President Dan Drinkward reports that “The initial feedback has been great.”
The Anchorage city government is looking to save money on health care costs by hiring a Seattle-based company to run a medical clinic for some of its employees, much as the Anchorage School District did a few months ago.
Vera Whole Health just landed $24 million to fund a national expansion.
The Series D round was led by Leerink Transformation Partners with participation from Archimedes Health Investors and previous investors. Both Leernik and Archimedes will add a member to Vera’s board of directors.
Series D Round Helps Vera Expand Availability of Workplace Healthcare that Reduces Costs and Improves Coverage for Employees.
The Anchorage School District plans to hire a Seattle-based health care company to run a new medical clinic for district employees and their dependents to cut exploding costs and catch health problems early.
“The self-insured employer will benefit here as they adopt more patient-centric models from firms like Vera Whole Health.” – Kevin Cable, co-founder and Managing Director of Cascadia Capital
Hoffman Construction, Oregon’s largest construction company, has contracted with Seattle’s Vera Whole Health to provide health care services for Hoffman’s employees.Read More
Vera Whole Health has expanded into Oregon by signing a contract with Hoffman Construction. Joey Harrington, former NFL and University of Oregon quarterback introduced the two companies.Read More
King 5 News cites Vera Whole Health as the centerpiece to the City of Kirkland’s recent healthcare success.
“Many simply don’t know what they don’t know. Clinics are deceptively complex structures.”
“As the cost of health care continues to rise, employers and employees alike are finding onsite health clinics a compelling option.” -Malia Jacobson, Association of Washington Business
“Employer frustration over the devastating collateral damage from a severely under-performing healthcare system is boiling over,” says Forbes writer, Dave Chase. And a growing number of smart people, including Vera’s CEO Ryan Schmid, are proving that “you can’t control healthcare costs” is healthcare’s biggest lie.
“The overriding sentiment is that organization executives and benefits leaders have reached their breaking point and are no longer going to accept that every year they’re obligated to get less and pay more when it comes to health benefits.”
YAKIMA, WA — Shields Bag and Printing Co. announced on March 15 that they signed Vera Whole Health to serve their 1,000 employees and family members via an on-site primary care and coaching clinic. They are the first company to launch a Vera clinic in the Yakima Valley.
Forbes writer, Dave Chase, lauds Vera’s approach to tackling healthcare’s most vexing problem: pricing failure. He documents Vera’s positive impact on employee health and runaway costs for both the City of Kirkland and Seattle Children’s. “Value-based primary care is a linchpin to eliminating pricing failure. Practice and specialization yields tremendous savings.”Read More