BOCA RATON, Florida., June 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced the appointment of MDVIP Chairman and CEO Bret Jorgensen as entrepreneur of the year® 2023 Florida Award Winner. Entrepreneur of the Year is one of the most prestigious business awards given to entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. Jorgensen was selected by an independent jury based on his entrepreneurial spirit, company purpose, growth and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.
“Every year we are completely blown away by the accomplishments of our regional Entrepreneur of the Year award winners, and 2023 is no different,” said AJ Jordan, director of the Entrepreneur of the Year program. EY for the Americas. “They are changemakers and champions of business and community, and we are very proud to honor them. We can’t wait to see how these leaders continue to improve lives and disrupt industries.
“I am honored to be named a winner of this prestigious award and would like to thank EY for continuing to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship,” said Jorgensen, who previously received the Entrepreneur of the Year award. in the health sector in 1995 as co-founder and president of ThéraTx. “This recognition once again validates the collective dedication of the entire MDVIP team and our affiliated physicians across the country who work every day to help people lead healthier, more vibrant lives.”
MDVIP is the largest membership-based health care network in the United States. Under Jorgensen’s leadership, the company has achieved significant and consistent growth, represented today by more than 1,175 affiliated primary care physicians and more than 385,000 patients.
Published research shows that MDVIP generates better health outcomes, health system savings, and greater physician and patient satisfaction. Medicare patients who joined MDVIP were hospitalized 79% fewer than those in traditional primary care practices, and commercially insured patients were hospitalized 72% fewer. This amounts to a saving estimated at 600 million dollars for Medicare per year.
Demonstrating how patients greatly value the model and the relationship with their doctor, MDVIP has a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 88 and consistently achieves an annual renewal rate of over 90%. For physicians, MDVIP provides the tools and resources needed to transition to a membership-based model and the autonomy needed to practice medicine the way they envision it.
Like a Florida award winner, Jorgensen is now eligible for the 2023 national Entrepreneur of the Year awards. National award winners, including the National Entrepreneur of the Year award winner, will be announced in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®one of the most prestigious gatherings in the country bringing together leading companies in their high-growth markets.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur of the Year awards include presenting sponsors PNC Bank, NA; SAP America; and the Kauffman Foundation. In Floridasponsors also include platinum sponsors: Cresa & DLA Piper.
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Founded in 2000, MDVIP is a market leader in membership-based healthcare that goes far beyond concierge medicine services. The company has been certified by Great place to work since 2018 and is recognized by Fortune as one of Best Workplaces in Healthcare in 2022. For more information, visit www.mdvip.com. Follow MDVIP on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter And LinkedIn.
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