UCLA Health Ornish Lifestyle Medicine is a turnkey program scientifically proven to reverse the progression of coronary heart disease in randomized controlled trials, published in the leading peer-reviewed medical journals. Your patients will be trained by a team of health care professionals as part of a 9-week program that integrates the best of traditional medicine and comprehensive lifestyle changes. Rapid results plus emotional support yield uncommonly high adherence to lifestyle changes, with a 87.9 % adherence rate one year after participation.
Potential health benefits for your patients participating in the program include:
Our nationally-recognized program has been so effective in undoing years of damage to the heart that Medicare made the decision to cover it under a new benefit category-intensive cardiac rehabilitation-making it the first integrative medicine of its kind to receive this level of support.
Eligible Medicare beneficiaries will have experienced one or more of the following:
Physicians can refer patients by entering the referral portal in CareConnect or by calling (310) 794-1800.