“MDVIP said its doctors will see kids under their parents’ plan. It also said it patients have fewer hospital visits, which helps control costs.”

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mdvip doctor dayMay 18, 2016 12:17 AM EST By Jay Crandall

PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) – When Kevin Pozo heads in for a doctor’s appointment, he knows everything from family history to a review of his latest lab tests and a check on his diet and exercise program are all on the table.  “He goes over every number with you and compares it to last year,” he said of his physician, Dr. Brian Jorgensen.   Annual exams with Jorgensen are at least an hour. He not only helps set up an individual wellness plan but he also personally calls patients with their test results.  “The idea was to be able to provide the quality of care you wanted to do when you have a traditional practice but didn’t have time to do,” Jorgensen explained.   He says he has that time since joining MDVIP, a concierge medical company, which, among other things limits, the number of patients he sees in his practice.

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SOURCE: http://www.azfamily.com/story/31999017/concierge-medicine-is-a-growing-trend-in-healthcare

(C) 2016 by Concierge Medicine Today -- Statistical Characteristics and Qualities of Today's Concierge Medicine Physician
(C) 2016 by Concierge Medicine Today — Statistical Characteristics and Qualities of Today’s Concierge Medicine Physician

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