Living Well Blog

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
August 17, 2018
Amy Maza, who works for MDVIP affiliate Dr. Joseph DeRosa in West Field, NJ, is an MDVIP Ambassador for going above and beyond the call of duty and making her patients feel welcome, valued and loved. "The person who is most impactful in my life is… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
July 13, 2018
If you’ve been a loyal patient of your primary care physician, here’s some good news: Patients who continuously use the same primary care doctor live longer, according to a recent study published in BMJ Open journal. Results also… See more
By Dr. Andrea Klemes
February 14, 2018
You may know that inflammation is an important aspect of health, but if you’re like most people, you don’t know exactly why. That’s understandable. Inflammation is a complex process.  Sometimes inflammation is a good thing, like when you cut yourself shaving. Your body sends cells to the source of… See more