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VillageMD – Bringing access to primary care to the communities where patients live and work


Management skills are essential in almost every industry of business. This includes the healthcare industry, where poor management can be the difference between life and death. The value of managerial skills in healthcare cannot be emphasised, as hospitals and their staff require specialised training to maintain professionalism. Managers of hospitals are responsible for a wide range of departments. As a result, they must be able to come up with unique solutions to a variety of problems for the hospital to be practical and lucrative. The world of healthcare has entered a new phase. Newer services put increased pressure on healthcare workers across the board. With a diverse ageing population, management must stay current with the latest technology to transition healthcare services into the digital era. There could be a global crisis if modern technology is not available. It’s no secret that a business or organisation may prosper under the proper management, but leadership and management in healthcare are especially vital. While most industries supply goods and services, healthcare stands apart because it provides things and services that save lives. The healthcare industry’s services and products help people avoid suffering, treat illnesses, and save their lives. As a result, effective leadership strategies are essential for ensuring that everything is done correctly and that everyone is safe.

VillageMD is a leading provider of healthcare for organizations moving toward a primary care-led, high-value clinical model. Experts in the field of healthcare are required to stay on top of changes in laws and regulations and medical breakthroughs to provide the best possible care. Because the sector is constantly evolving and progressing, management must steer medical centres and hospitals in the appropriate direction. Their solution provides the tools, technology, operations, and staffing support needed for physicians to drive the highest quality clinical results across a population. The company works with physician groups, independent practice associations, and health systems to improve quality, deliver a first-rate patient experience, and lower costs in the communities they serve. VillageMD is a platform with tools, technology, and operations that are making a measurable difference in spending—while delivering community-based outcomes at a national scale. They deliver on the promise of more equitable patient access to healthcare. They have further extended access via primary care in the home as well as virtual visits through their proprietary telehealth platform.

A Proprietary Platform for Providers and Patients

Primary care goes beyond a clinical setting. Time, personal support, and better attention mean industry-changing results for patients and providers.Value-based care means your health comes first. It offers more support for patients, coordinating the details that lead to better outcomes and a higher quality of life. They know their patients and they know where to find us, because they are in their communities. The company strives for visits that are personal and proactive. The tools and team every doctor needs to succeed as part of a leading primary care group. The company offers optimal support for providers and better outcomes for patients. VillageMD’s proprietary, patent-pending technological backbone that seamlessly unifies hundreds of data points that providers use to deliver industry-changing results. Their team considers social determinants of health and population health analytics when trying to improve outcomes. The care model relies on bringing a sense of belonging to patients from all backgrounds. Their Village Medical Care Teams want to improve primary care for their patients. Throughout the country, you also will see Village Medical at Walgreens practices. These full-service primary care practices are accessibly located next to Walgreens pharmacies and offer a complete primary care experience close to the patients’ homes. Great outcomes start with a high-quality clinical experience. They’re committed to personal care from start to finish, so the patients feel like part of the family. Each practice also has state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to help the providers and staff deliver the care their patients deserve. They can connect the business aspects of running a hospital with medical competence to build a vital and dependable relationship. This vital link determines the hospital’s success, resulting in a medical service that patients can trust.

Tim Barry | Board Chair

Tim has spent his career creating and providing solutions to help providers bring a different level of care and support to their patients in a variety of experiences including running an IPA, a $3B Medicare Advantage plan, and a Population Health business. His favorite part about coming to work is spending time with the physician partners at the center of their model, and seeing where real healthcare change happens. Outside of work, you can often find Tim at one of his children’s events and enjoying time with his wife and kids.

"Across the country, VillageMD’s platform supports primary care patients and providers. We’re continuously expanding our impact by bringing our proprietary solutions to more people."