What We Do

We provide integrated medical and social services to frail seniors.


We rely on diverse perspectives from passionate, experienced staff.


Our physicians and staff know you personally, and you’ll never feel rushed through.


Goals and interventions tailored to your needs and preferences.

Want to learn about PACE? Find out more from Medicare and the National PACE Association.

Who We Are

Decades of combined professional healthcare experience.

Si France, MD

Si France is a mission driven physician entrepreneur. Most recently, he was founder and CEO of GoHealth, which operates over 40 urgent care centers in collaboration with leading health systems across the country, delivering best-in-class quality and patient experience.


Richard Gurley

Richard Gurley’s professional passion is improving quality of service and reducing costs in the US healthcare system. That passion has taken him through leadership roles in Tennessee government, McKinsey consulting, and most recently Evolent Health.


Elizabeth Carty, MSW

Elizabeth Carty is an expert in the highly successful PACE model of care. As a former Director of On Lok PACEpartners Consulting and former COO of the Center for Elders’ Independence, Elizabeth has spent 20 years launching new centers and leading and improving existing PACE organizations. Ensuring dignity for seniors is a core value for Elizabeth.


Matt Patterson, MD

Dr. Matt Patterson is dedicated to improving the value, accessibility, and experience of healthcare for all people and their caregivers. He’s led market changing innovation across clinical, operational, and technology domains with AirStrip, McKinsey & Company, and the United States Navy.


C.R. English, APRN

Cecelia Rose “C.R.” English believes in healthcare as a human right and has 10+ years of nursing experience serving vulnerable populations in the US and abroad. She has worked in diverse clinical settings across the continuum of care, from large academic medical centers to remote community-based primary care clinics.


Ethan Epstein, CPA, CFA

Ethan Epstein is passionate about delivering higher value healthcare in the US. To him, that means better clinical outcomes at a lower cost for patients. Most recently he was at Evolent Health, where he teamed with providers to enable their transition in value-based care.


Jillian Simon

Jillian Simon has spent over 15 years focused on improving geriatric services with an emphasis on patient centered care. As veteran PACE and adult day health care executive, Jillian is passionate about promoting health, independence, and an overall increased quality of life for seniors and their families.


Rena Smith

Renata ‘Rena’ Smith has a strong passion for serving seniors and a heartfelt desire to promote innovative approach to health care. Throughout her 30-year career, she has been an advocate for the underserved, elevating the quality of life for her clients in a variety of healthcare settings, including PACE.


Vaneesh Soni, MD

Dr. Vaneesh Soni focuses on expanding the reach and impact of innovative care models to benefit large patient populations at scale. Most recently, he was the Chief Strategy Officer for Imaging Advantage, prior to which he was at McKinsey and Company.

Matt Thiry

Matt Thiry believes in the potential of integrated delivery models to drive system-wide change in healthcare, and sees our country’s highest-need populations as the best place to start. Matt’s background is in strategy and analytics, and he has worked with a number of mission-driven organizations in healthcare and other industries.


Shelley Newhouse

Shelley Newhouse is passionate about improving the value and access to care in the US. Her contribution to this mission is through bringing together like-minded professionals to build top-tier teams. Her experience includes scaling companies such as Evolent Health and, most recently, Credit Karma.



October 26, 2017

Central Valley Business Journal

Planned facility to give at-risk seniors integrative wellness options

“We’re guided by a singular compass,” said Si France, CEO of WelbeHealth. “It’s a singular mission around serving the most frail, vulnerable seniors with better quality, compassion and value.”… The overall message of the groundbreaking was one of care, community and looking after a generation that still has much to give.

April 20, 2017

Wall Street Journal

Health-Care Deals Hit by Obamacare Limbo

WSJ cites WelbeHealth as an example of company aligning healthcare incentives, regardless of political climate.

February 8, 2017

Yahoo Finance

WelbeHealth Announces $15 Million of Funding from F-Prime Capital and .406 Ventures

“We founded this company around the mission of serving our most vulnerable seniors with greater quality and compassion in a value-based model,” said Si France, MD, co-founder and CEO of WelbeHealth. “So we were very deliberate in selecting successful investors who have experience partnering with entrepreneurs to build truly mission-driven healthcare services companies.”

February 8, 2017

Wall Street Journal

WelbeHealth Gains Capital to Help Elderly Live Independently

In addition to providing medical services, Welbe Health plans to tend to members’ social needs. On a typical day, a participant would be picked up and brought to a day center where he or she can socialize. At the day center there will also be dining and a salon and an interdisciplinary care team that includes physicians, nurses, social workers, physical therapy and occupational therapy.

Feb 1, 2017

Sutter Health

New Partnership Expands Healthcare Services to Seniors

“There is an unprecedented level of mission alignment for us as healthcare partners,” according to Sutter Care at Home CEO Marcia Reissig, RN. “We both provide care for the most vulnerable patients, facilitating their ability to remain at home longer while reducing emergency room trips and inpatient stays. This is an ideal partnership for bringing the PACE model of elder care to more underserved communities.”

Jan 27, 2017

Mobile Health News

Five Predictions for Health Tech and Services for 2017

Many start-ups are now rushing into the frailty space to provide services to delay this gradual decline and in turn, preventing high cost complications. Two special early stage mentions in this category are Welbe Health and Attuned Care. Bay Area based Welbe Health (F-Prime) is implementing the much-acclaimed PACE program which provides Medicare reimbursement for delivering common activities of daily living such as meals, transportation, and home care assistance.

Aug 20, 2016

The New York Times

Private Equity Pursues Profits in Keeping the Elderly at Home

Dr. Si France, a founder of WelbeHealth, an early-stage company based in Menlo Park, Calif., says start-ups can use technology to improve clinical communication, help caregivers make treatment decisions and monitor patients at home or in a hospital. But he insists even a high-tech PACE program cannot veer from its origins. “We think this is an arena for missionaries, not mercenaries.”

Join Our Team

Please contact us at careers@welbehealth.com if you’re interested in exploring these or other positions.

Director of Clinical Services
IS Network & Infrastructure Manager
Enrollment RN
Director of Intake & Marketing

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