Dr. Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease
Are you ready for the fee for value world? Healthways can give you a jump start with the Dr. Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease™.
For almost four decades, Healthways and Dr. Dean Ornish, founder of the nonprofit Preventive Medicine Research Institute and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, have separately pursued a common vision: helping people live healthier and more fulfilling lives through scientifically validated lifestyle modification solutions.
Today, the Dr. Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease has been approved for Medicare and other commercial coverage under the new category of “intensive cardiac rehabilitation.” And Dr. Ornish and
Healthways have joined forces to bring this ground-breaking program to a wider audience.
Benefits for Patients and Providers
Healthcare reform is generating new incentives for physicians and healthcare systems to practice smarter medicine, to achieve the best patient outcomes possible both efficiently and economically.
The Ornish Program provides a low-cost, low-tech pathway back to health for patients with coronary disease and other chronic conditions, with outcomes superior to those typically achieved through costly reliance on medication and surgery. In addition, these lifestyle changes:
» Improve patient satisfaction and overall well-being
» Provide deeper professional fulfillment for healthcare professionals
» Add a revenue to your organization’s cardiac service line
Help us spread the Undo It With Ornish initiative across the country!
Find Out More
For more information about bringing the Ornish Program to your organization, please fill out this form and a Healthways colleague will contact you: