UPDATE - The Oncology Institute Enters Into Value-Based Agreement with MaxHealth

TOI Will Serve Pinellas and Hillsborough County, With Additional Markets Planned

CERRITOS, Calif., March 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation (NASDAQ: TOI), one of the largest value-based oncology groups in the United States, announced a value-based agreement with MaxHealth to provide medical oncology care to patients in Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties. Starting in the Tampa Bay Area, TOI and MaxHealth intend to expand the footprint of the agreement into neighboring counties in coming months.

“We are extremely excited to launch this important partnership with a high-quality primary care organization like MaxHealth,” shared Dr. Daniel Virnich, Chief Operating Officer at TOI. “MaxHealth has a reputation for providing outstanding care coordination and services for patients in the counties that they serve, and we believe that our oncology model is ideally suited to extend exceptional care to their patients that require oncology services.”

TOI uses an outcomes and quality-based incentive model to improve patient satisfaction and clinical results. By bringing cutting-edge cancer care into the community setting, including full-service medical oncology care, 170+ clinical trials, blood product transfusions, stem cell transplants, and dispensary services, TOI is reimagining how specialty care can be delivered.

“We are thrilled to partner with TOI to provide best-in-class cancer care for our patients,” added Kim Ficocelli, Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer for MaxHealth. “TOI shares our commitment to personalized care and patient satisfaction – we know our patients will be in good hands.”

TOI began serving MaxHealth patient in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties on March 1.

About The Oncology Institute

Founded in 2007, The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation (TOI) is advancing oncology by delivering highly specialized, value-based cancer care in the community setting. TOI offers cutting-edge, evidence-based cancer care to a population of approximately 1.6 million patients including clinical trials, stem cell transplants, transfusions, and other care delivery models traditionally associated with the most advanced healthcare organizations. With 80+ employed clinicians and more than 600 teammates in more than 50 clinic locations and growing, TOI is changing oncology for the better. For more information visit www.theoncologyinstitute.com.

About MaxHealth
The MaxHealth Network is a network of primary care facilities for adults and seniors with over 50 locations throughout Florida. MaxHealth is reinventing the healthcare experience. With a focus on value-based care and provider-patient relationships, our patients experience advanced medical care, delivered by highly-trained, board-certified physicians who treat their patients like family. From caregivers to staff, MaxHealth is devoted to the patient experience. It’s personal to us... it matters. From a friendly greeting at the front desk to a doctor taking extra time to really listen to the patient, this approach can be felt throughout the company.

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