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.
But what about benefits experienced by the doctors themselves? Dr. Beth Hanlon, a Salt Lake City-area internist, began keeping a journal in December 2011, soon after she joined the MDVIP personalized medicine program. As reported in an article in the Salt Lake Tribune, her writings reveal significant improvements in patient outcomes – and the doctor-patient relationship.