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The Oncology Institute of Hope & Innovation Celebrates 50th Practice Location

Three men pose for photo for celebration of clinic opening

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Oncology Institute of Hope & Innovation (NASDAQ: TOI), one of the largest value-based community oncology groups in the United States, recently commemorated the opening of their 50th nationwide clinic with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration at the newest location in Hillcrest neighborhood of San Diego, California.

Chief Operations Officer Daniel Virnich, MD, MBA, welcomed guests with remarks detailing TOI’s mission of offering comprehensive, personalized cancer care in the local community. TOI physician and Medical Director Dr. Phillip Saunders also spoke about how TOI is uniquely positioned to provide patient-centric care.

“We are honored to open our 50th location in Hillcrest and bring TOI’s state-of-the-art oncology care to new communities across the country,” stated Dr. Virnich. Dr. Saunders added “At TOI, each patient receives tailored, innovative treatments administered with the utmost compassion and concern. We look forward to welcoming the residents of San Diego County to our newest location.”

Founded in 2007, TOI is one of the largest value-based oncology practices in the U.S., taking accountability for both the quality of outcomes as well as the medical costs associated with a population of more than 1.5 million patients. They offer a diverse set of cutting-edge resources including:

  • A leading clinical research program offering patients access to more than 130 clinical trials.
  • Comprehensive dispensary services to offer convenience and savings to patients receiving oral chemotherapeutics.
  • A care management program which helps patients navigate a complex health care system.
  • A state-of-the-art website with educational resources, scheduling capabilities, and a convenient patient portal.

“Our patient-centric model improves patient satisfaction and quality of life, ultimately reducing the financial burden on both patients and the broader healthcare system through lower drug costs, reduced hospitalizations, and appropriate incorporation of end-of-life care,” added Dr. Virnich. “This milestone brings us one step closer to expanding this innovative model across the country.”

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 more than 1.5 million patients including clinical trials, stem cell transplants, transfusions, and other care delivery models traditionally associated with the most advanced care delivery organizations. With 80+ employed clinicians and more than 600 teammates in 50 clinic locations and growing, TOI is changing oncology for the better. For more information visit www.theoncologyinstitute.com.

Read the official press release here.

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