Live Healthy MD is a comprehensive bariatric surgery and medical weight loss clinic in Georgia, specializing in treating obesity. They opened in 2011 in the garden city, Augusta, Georgia, and were doing a fair number of bariatric surgeries each year. However, they operated like many other bariatric practices—solely focused on their surgery volume, not on […]
Obesity is a significant driver of healthcare costs and negatively impacts the bariatric market. Obesity is associated with leading causes of death, including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some cancers and is the gateway to about 60 other health conditions. This results in health plans and systems having a higher cost of care when treating […]
Understanding the performance of your bariatric program is critical to your long-term growth and improvement in patient care. Yet, most bariatric providers and programs have little to no insight into how their staff is performing and how their patients navigate through the bariatric funnel (consult to surgery). Bariatric Program Reports to Measure Growth Whether you […]
The other day our team sat on a zoom call with a sales manager, and he asked us what we believe the top three features of a bariatric patient navigation system are. Without hesitation, we jumped right into telling him about the must-have features any effective patient navigation system should have. Top Features of a […]
My Weight Loss Testimonial My weight loss testimonial and story began in 2018. I had a Duodenal Switch on October 10, 2018 at Live Healthy MD in Augusta, GA. From the time I can remember, I have always been a heavier-set person. Growing up in Las Vegas with a lower-class family, eating healthy wasn’t a […]
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Deciding to have weight loss surgery can be an overwhelming decision. In this guide, we break down all the details you need to consider when evaluating your various options for weight loss, including how you plan to pay for surgery and the steps you need to take leading up to your surgery day.