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Briefly: ZoomCare Announces New CEO

Bill Frerichs, ZoomCare's senior vice president of retail health since 2016, will become CEO Jan. 1, replacing the company's current CEO and co-founder Dr. Dave Sanders.

The CEO of ZoomCare is stepping down at the end of the year and an insider will take his place, the company announced Friday.

PeaceHealth Buys ZoomCare For Undisclosed Amount

PeaceHealth, the Vancouver-based health care system with hospitals across the Northwest, announced on Tuesday that it is buying ZoomCare, a chain of neighborhood clinics that’s spread from Tigard to Seattle and Salem in just over a decade.

ZOOM+Care Annnounces ACO Partnership With Aetna

The two companies forecast that large employers could save 15 percent compared to comparable plans as a result of coordinated care and other efficiencies.

Portland-based ZOOM+Care  is dipping its toe back into the world of health insurance through a partnership with Aetna that will target large, cost-conscious employers – fulfilling a prophecy the Portland-based healthcare innovator’s founders made last year after shutting down their small-business

Zoom+ Eyes Washington Insurance Market

By late fall, the insurer anticipates going after large employers in Seattle and Vancouver with new clinics opening in those areas.

With at least two employers under its belt – New Seasons Market and DSU Trucks -- Zoom+ is heading to Seattle and Vancouver, having filed initial paperwork with that state’s insurance commissioner.

ZoomCare Beats Its Competitors in the Individual Marketplace

Looking at the same rate proposals, PacificSource is way out at the far end.

As officials start digesting the proposed rates for the individual and small group marketplace next year, ZoomCare is ahead of the race at the start-out gate, offering the lowest price for a standard individual silver plan -- $233 a month – compared to its nearer competitors, Health Net at $240 and the Oregon Health CO-OP at $241.

ZoomCare Snags New Seasons Market – Could Other Employers Be Far Behind?

Open enrollment ended last Friday, and the employees at New Seasons were given a choice of ZoomCare or Regence BlueCross BlueShield.

The news that ZoomCare has captured New Seasons Market came as no surprise to onlookers because the same equity firm that filtered millions of dollars into ZoomCare’s pockets has also heavily invested in New Seasons – Endeavor Capital.

ZoomCare Prepares to Become Major Player

Announcements are forthcoming about the latest self-insurer to sign up with ZoomCare, while expansion is underway in Portland, with plans to move into California and beyond.

ZoomCare’s on the move and preparing to take on the big guys – Providence, Kaiser, Moda and the like.

Yesterday’s announcement about its 28-site neighborhood health campus in Portland, is just the first hint of new developments.

Zoomcare Launches Innovative Ownership Plan

A first of its kind, the Zoom Builders Club allows ZoomCare’s providers, builders and innovators to have ownership in the Company

(Portland, OR) Over the weekend ZoomCare's entire team celebrated the newest ZoomCare innovation - the “Zoom Builders Club” - an employee stock option plan that rewards Zoom’s deep ownership culture.

Big Changes Loom Ahead

Who will replace Jack Friedman at Providence? Will Samaritan Health Services ink a deal with Legacy Health? What’s ahead for ZoomCare?

By now, Jack Friedman, CEO of Providence Health Plan, had expected to turn over the reins to his successor, after 15 years at the helm. That’s what he anticipated last May when he made the announcement to his colleagues.

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