Living Well Blog

March 28, 2014
https://youtu.be/CBKgE8zMMPo How does a patient praise the physician who saved his eyesight, or the doctor who braved a snowstorm to care for her or ordered the colonoscopy that detected a tumor – and ultimately saved the patient’s life?  You write a poem, of course – or a letter, or a song, or… See more
February 28, 2014
At 52, Jane Manross was the picture of health – or so she thought. Imagine her shock when she went for her annual wellness exam with her long-time general practitioner, Dr. Jack Yakish – who months earlier had become an MDVIP-affiliated physician – and he… See more
August 14, 2013
The impressive findings of a peer-reviewed collaboration between MDVIP and Cleveland HeartLab were as striking as the study process itself utilizing one of the largest patient screening data sets of its kind. Based on results from laboratory panels of… See more
July 26, 2013
MDVIP CEO Dan Hecht hit the airwaves Wednesday with an important message: Consumers have a choice between health care and sick care. The veteran health care executive was a guest on a national radio satellite media tour. Dan spoke with station hosts in more than 20 cities from New York, Boston and… See more
By Janet Tiberian
May 5, 2013
Many baby boomers consider themselves the model of health. They exercise and watch their diet. They’re aware of cardiovascular disease, heart disease and diabetes, and they try to control their cholesterol and weight. They’re even living longer than their parents did. Yet as baby boomers age, more… See more
March 13, 2013
Much has been written about the satisfaction, improved care and heightened outcomes patients experience in personalized medicine practices. This is especially true for those with chronic or acute conditions like heart disease, high cholesterol and diabetes or just the pursuit of optimal health.… See more
January 16, 2013
From the Affordable Care Act and new healthcare laws to consumers improving their own health, Americans are on a mission to cut their healthcare costs – without sacrificing care. A recent study reveals they can get both – and more.

The MDVIP model results in improved outcomes for… See more
January 2, 2013
As the world becomes increasingly reliant on digital gadgets and on-the-go information, health communication is beginning to move in a similar direction. For MDVIP members, the future of healthcare technology starts now – with continuously developing tools like a personalized member portal,… See more
December 20, 2012
Patients seeking treatment for chronic conditions like diabetes, cardiovascular and heart disease, high cholesterol, or wanting more attentive involvement by their primary care physicians in such recommended preventive care as blood work, mammograms and colonoscopies, find that the personalized… See more
December 4, 2012
Have you ever started a new diet or physical activity only to be presented with the warning, “Please consult a physician before proceeding?" Now ask yourself how many times you actually stopped to call your doctor or schedule an appointment to discuss the potential risks of this new activity.… See more
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