Takeaway: In the first half of '21, everyone from UNH to ONEM and ACCD acquired primary care assets... join us to discuss what's next!

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Watch the replay below. 

Ryan Schmid & Jeffrey Hogan join us for another discussion and Q&A moderated by Hedgeye Health Care sector head Tom Tobin. Ryan is the Co-founder, President & CEO of Vera Whole Health, which recently received a substantial capital investment from Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to help expand its next-generation, value-based advanced primary care (APC) model. and Jeff is the Northeast Regional Manager for Rogers Benefit Group and Founder of Upside Health Advisors, which advises clients, including states/municipalities, corporates, and providers on all things value-based care. 

CLICK HERE for the Call Replay & Notes from the last time we hosted Jeff and Ryan (Dec 2020).


Jeffrey Hogan is the Northeast Regional Manager for Rogers Benefit Group, a national benefits marketing and consulting firm. Jeff has been with Rogers Benefit Group for 28 years. Additionally, he operates a consulting firm, Upside Health Advisors, which provides expert witness services on healthcare-related litigation, as well as advises payers and large provider groups on product development and launch strategies. Jeff has been a resource to employers desirous of implementing strategies to manage health spend more efficiently and is focused on healthcare payment reform, health policy issues, care coordination, value-based initiatives, and healthcare quality measures. He regularly appears on national forums focused on moving to value-based healthcare and is actively working to promote healthcare-related transparency measures in the market. Jeff is a current board member for the Connecticut Business Group on Health and serves as the group’s liaison to the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser’s Coalition. He is also is one of the Coordinators of Connecticut’s Moving to Value Alliance. He also serves on the Advisor’s Panel for the Validation Institute and is the Regional Leader for the Leapfrog Group.

Ryan Schmid is the Co-founder, President & CEO of Vera Whole Health, a market-leading “Advanced Primary Care” provider that delivers comprehensive, intelligent primary care to employees via employer-funded worksite clinics and insurers. Vera contracts with companies to build and operate dedicated on- and near-site primary care clinics for their employees and was named one of Washington’s 100 Best Companies to Work For by Seattle Business Magazine, and serves such groups as Seattle Children’s Hospital, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Virginia Mason Medical Center, City of Kirkland, Anchorage School District, and the Northern Arizona Public Employee Benefit Trust. He is also the co-founder of Hope Central Pediatric and Behavior Health and Rainier Health and Fitness, non-profits dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people in low-income areas.