Inside a sleek new health clinic in one of New York City’s poorest neighborhoods, Ramon Jacobs-Shaw is wondering whether his next patient will show up.

A Harvard-trained physician who spent most of his career working in large academic medical systems, he took a job last September as a senior medical director for Oak Street Health Inc. The 9-year-old company aims to reinvent care for Medicare patients with low incomes and chronic health problems.

Oak Street says frequent checkups, meetings with social workers, and free rides can keep patients out of hospitals. Illustration: Inkee Wang for Bloomberg Businessweek Inside a sleek new health clinic in one of New York City’s poorest neighborhoods, Ramon Jacobs-Shaw is wondering whether his next patient will show up. […]

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