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“Some have said, ‘We’re in the Golden Age of technology but Dark Ages of delivery.’ We have resources but no time to utilize them to their highest & best use.” Dr Andrea Klemes in Medical Economics.

December 15, 2014
Dr. Andrea Klemes is the Chief Medical Officer of MDVIP. She also serves as the executive and organizational leader of MDVIP’s Medical Advisory Board that supports quality and innovation in the delivery of the healthcare model drawing expertise from the affiliated physicians. Dr. Klemes oversees MDVIP’s impressive outcomes data and research including hospital utilization and readmission statistics, quality of disease management in the MDVIP network and the ability to identify high-risk patients and intervene early.

Dr. Andrea Klemes is the Chief Medical Officer of MDVIP. She also serves as the executive and organizational leader of MDVIP’s Medical Advisory Board that supports quality and innovation in the delivery of the healthcare model drawing expertise from the affiliated physicians. Dr. Klemes oversees MDVIP’s impressive outcomes data and research including hospital utilization and readmission statistics, quality of disease management in the MDVIP network and the ability to identify high-risk patients and intervene early.

The woman in the examining room was suffering from several chronic conditions that she and her primary care doctor had difficultly managing. The doctor thought these illnesses should be under control and wanted to get to the core of the problem. So during a follow-up visit, they just talked. Over the next 30 minutes—a visit duration unheard of in most medical practices—the patient opened up.

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SOURCE: http://medicaleconomics.modernmedicine.com/medical-economics/news/how-engaging-patients-improves-health-outcomes?page=0,0

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