Living Well Blog

By A. Alan Reisinger, III, MD, FACP
February 27, 2024
Here’s one doctor’s prescription for what patients can do to avoid burnout.Healthcare can be a real headache that’s causing many Americans to avoid going to the doctor -- and that’s not healthy.An… See more
By Dr. Andrea Klemes
September 15, 2023
If you’ve taken part in the MDVIP Wellness Program, you may have had your blood tested for myeloperoxidase or MPO. It’s one of the tests that may be included when your doctor draws blood. MDVIP added this option so physicians would have an additional tool to better identify heart disease risk —… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
November 11, 2022
The eyes are the windows to the soul, but they’re also the windows to our health. While most Americans fear losing their vision more than other serious ailments like cancer, stroke and heart disease, they know a lot less about eye health than they think they do, according to a 2020 Harris Poll.… See more
June 28, 2022
MDVIP has been connecting doctors and patients for more than 20 years, providing a model of care where members and their physicians have time to actually work together. MDVIP focuses on preventive care and forming meaningful connections that can lead to better health outcomes.Started in 2000 by… See more
June 28, 2022
If you’re joining an MDVIP-affiliated practice, you may be wondering how the program works with commercial health insurance and Medicare. The answer: Commercial insurance and Medicare work the same in MDVIP-affiliated practices as they do in traditional primary care practices. Your MDVIP-… See more
By Dr. Andrea Klemes
March 28, 2022
When the doctor-patient relationship works, patients experience better health outcomes. Research shows when patients are happier and reassured, they understand their health challenges and… See more
February 17, 2020

Highlights from Kimberly Collins’ Nominations

The wife of a 94-year-old patient who had a recent fall felt his health was declining. She was scared and unwilling to call 911. Sensing her desperation, Kimberly drove six miles to their house and convinced them to call 911. Kimberly stayed… See more
September 6, 2019
Going to a primary care physician isn’t fun. There’s the long wait for an appointment (weeks!) and the long wait at the office (hours!). And then there’s the appointment: You get just 10 minutes with a doctor or nurse practitioner who’s looking at a computer. For many, this is the typical primary… See more
By A. Alan Reisinger, III, MD, FACP
November 12, 2018
Every few years, MDVIP invites its affiliated physicians to a national meeting. In my 10 years with the company, I’ve been to all of them. This year we met in Dallas. Why do we get together? To learn from each other and experts about the latest medical trends in prevention and wellness – and to… See more