COLUMBUS, OH and SAN FRANCISCO – With a shared commitment to transforming the healthcare experience, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, one of the nation’s top-ranked academic health centers, and One Medical, a leading national technology-powered primary care organization, will partner to deliver seamless coordinated care in Columbus and the central Ohio region.
The partnership will provide central Ohio residents access to One Medical’s modernized primary care model, which supports seamless access to Ohio State’s network of highly ranked specialists, ambulatory facilities and hospitals. One Medical’s membership-based model combines 24/7 on-demand access to telehealth services, paired with convenient in-person care. In addition to a direct-to-consumer membership, more than 7,000 employers have sponsored memberships on behalf of their workforce. Together, the two organizations will aim to achieve greater clinical integration and deliver exceptional value to consumers and employers.
“As an academic health center, we are focused on transforming from a health system to a comprehensive health platform that provides innovative care and delivers unparalleled experiences for all those who look to us for care across Ohio and nationally,” said Dr. Hal Paz, executive vice president and chancellor for Health Affairs at The Ohio State University and CEO of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. “This partnership is an important next step in continuing to expand Ohio State’s outpatient care strategy to meet the needs of the communities we serve by building on our exceptional primary care offerings, increasing access to digital healthcare solutions and improving access to services that are essential to better health.”
The Columbus, Ohio region is One Medical’s 16th planned market entry, following its entry into Atlanta, Georgia, Portland, Oregon, and Orange County, California this year and in addition to its anticipated entry into Austin, Texas, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina and eastern Wisconsin.
“In partnership with the outstanding team at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, we are delighted to help deliver the absolute best in modernized coordinated care,” said Amir Dan Rubin, Chair & CEO at One Medical. “Together we are committed to delivering a premier care experience, better health outcomes, and higher levels of value to employers and consumers in central Ohio.”
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