Two Cincinnati internists join MDVIP National Primary Care Network
“Medicine and science have played an important role in my family’s life, starting with my father who has a doctorate in biochemistry, my mother who was a nurse and my older brother who is also a doctor,” said Dr. Edward Changwho practiced in Cincinnati field for more than 20 years. “As an MDVIP Affiliate, I will be able to continue to serve the community and care for patients not only when faced with illness, but also to guide them on their journey to optimal health using advanced risk assessment. , individual coaching and wellness plans tailored to their needs and goals.”
“The MDVIP model provides the valuable time that physicians need to deliver truly personalized care that patients are increasingly looking for in their primary care experience,” said Dr. David Fisher, who has spent more than 25 years treating diverse populations in clinical and hospital settings. “I look forward to having more time to build closer relationships with patients, understand their medical histories and concerns, and work with them to improve their long-term health based on a holistic approach.”
Small practice, personalized care
MDVIP-affiliated physicians maintain much smaller practices, allowing them to spend more time with patients and provide more individualized primary care compared to traditional practices. For an annual fee, patients receive the MDVIP Wellness Program, a comprehensive annual health assessment that includes advanced diagnostic tests and screenings to give a more comprehensive view of the patient’s overall health. Using the results, physicians provide ongoing coaching and tools to help patients make healthier lifestyle choices, prevent disease, and achieve their wellness goals.
Other perks include same-day or next-day appointments that start on the hour and last an average of 30 minutes. Doctors can be reached by phone 24/7, and many offer telehealth appointments for services that can be performed remotely. Moreover, the MDVIP connection The app and website allow patients to communicate with their doctor online, access their personal health records, and get meal plans, workout routines, and other health resources. If an urgent need arises while a patient is travelling, physicians can help arrange care with a local hospital, pharmacy or physician, which may include another MDVIP affiliate.
Proven Health Results
MDVIP is at the forefront of healthcare to research, with ten studies published in peer-reviewed medical journals. The results demonstrate better patient health outcomes in MDVIP-affiliated practices compared to those in traditional primary care practices, including:
- 79% fewer hospitalizations for Medicare patients
- 72% fewer hospitalizations for commercially insured patients
- $300 million savings for Medicare in one year
- 40% more patients identified as being at risk of cardiovascular disease thanks to advanced tests
MDVIP has also partnered with global research firm Ipsos to conduct nationwide “Consumer IQ” surveys of Americans’ knowledge and opinions of major health issues, including men’s health, women, brain health, heart disease and obesity.
On Edward Y. ChangMD
Dr. Chang received his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. He is board certified in internal medicine and is affiliated with Christ Hospital Health Network, which serves the Cincinnati and Tristate areas. Dr. Chang was a member of Christ Hospital Quality and Clinical Standards Committee from 2017 to 2019. For more information about Dr. Chang, visit https://www.mdvip.com/doctors/EdwardChangMD.
On David C.FisherMD
Dr. Fisher received his medical degree from Ohio State University Faculty of Medicine of Columbus and completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at University of Cincinnati Medical center in Cincinnati. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is affiliated with Christ Hospital Health Network. For more information on Dr. Fisher, visit https://www.mdvip.com/doctors/DavidCFisherMD.
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MDVIP is the market leader in membership-based healthcare that goes far beyond concierge medicine services with a nationwide network of approximately 1,100 primary care physicians serving 365,000 patients. Published research shows that the MDVIP model identifies more patients at risk for cardiovascular disease, provides more preventive healthcare services, and saves the healthcare system hundreds of millions of dollars by reducing hospitalizations and readmissions. In response to growing consumer demand for a more personalized healthcare experience, hospital systems are integrating the MDVIP model into their primary care offering. MDVIP also partners with employers to offer an executive health program as a benefit to their employees. The company has been certified by Great place to work since 2018 and is recognized by Fortune as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces in Healthcare Industry. For more information, visit www.mdvip.com. Follow MDVIP on Facebook, instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.