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Cityblock Health CEO Toyin Ajayi will discuss human-centered healthcare at Disrupt

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If ever there were an industry ripe for disruption, it’s healthcare. Yet, the idea of building a billion-dollar business by addressing the physical, social and behavioral health needs of marginalized communities might seem far-fetched — until someone does it.

That’s just one reason we’re thrilled to announce that Dr. Toyin Ajayi, co-founder and CEO of Cityblock Health, will join us for a fireside chat at TechCrunch Disrupt , taking place on October 18–20 in San Francisco.

Cityblock provides care primarily to high-risk patients who receive their health insurance through Medicare and Medicaid. The goal is to deliver comprehensive, quality care that results in better patient outcomes at a lower cost and with fewer hospitalizations. They do this through a network of physicians and community outreach teams and by working with insurance providers.

Does Cityblock’s affordable, human-centered healthcare model work? Investors seem to think so. Currently, the company has raised nearly $900 million and has a valuation just shy of $6 billion.

As Cityblock’s president, Ajayi participated in a heated panel discussion at last year’s Disrupt, and we’re looking forward to talking with her about the company’s progress toward its mission since she stepped into the CEO position in March. We’d also like to […]

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