Posts by Mark Wendling, MD

Health Care Q&A: Big Changes Coming, Solutions Already Underway

Posted: March 1, 2017

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Q: In general, is there cause for concern about the health of most Americans? A: In short, the answer is yes. However, we are more focused than ever on improving the nation’s health care status. Perhaps the Roman poet Virgil said it best with, “The greatest wealth is health.” In the absence of health, what [...] Read Post

The Value of Collaboration, Illustrated by One Couple’s Story

Posted: November 17, 2016

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It is interesting to reflect on how far Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) providers have come on the journey to value-based care. I have been a family physician at LVHN since 1997 and I now have more patient information at my fingertips than ever before so that I am able to provide the right care [...] Read Post