Success stories

In their own words, CHIP partners and participants share how the programme has empowered them to thrive.

What participants say about CHIP


What clients say about CHIP

“Lifestyle—the way we eat and the way we move—has a huge impact on the prevention, arrest and reversal of chronic disease. As a medical innovator it would be remiss of Lee Health to withold these life—changing programs from our staff and patients.”

-Dr. Lacagnina, former Vice President of Health and Wellness, Lee Health

Salvatore Lacagnina, DO

Lee Health, Florida

9,500 Employees

Initial investment of $37,800 with a post CHIP intervention health expenditure savings of $70,155 in the first 12 months.

St. Luke’s Health System, Idaho

“I can’t thank my support team – Dr. Shalz, Charmin and Jeff – enough for giving me the tools and the encouragement to make changes in my lifestyle that are sure to have short-term and long-term benefits.”

“We physicians have many medications we can put patients on for high blood pressure, high blood sugars and high cholesterol, but the CHIP program often gets better results than our medications. And given the high costs of these medications, physician visits and testing to follow up on treatment, CHIP more than pays for itself.” – David C. Pate, MD, JD, RN, FNP-BC

– David C. Pate, MD, JD.

David Pate, MD
Dexter Shurney, MD

Vanderbilt University, Tennessee

“The evidence that diet and exercise affect health and well-being is irrefutable. An intensive, comprehensive lifestyle program [CHIP] is capable of generating measurable savings with a meaningful ROI within a relatively short period of time.” – Dexter Shurney, MD, MBA, MPH

Huntsman Corporation, Worldwide

“The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) at Huntsman has been nothing less than revolutionary! We have graduated over 110 employees through the program so far and the results have been absolutely life-changing!” – Antigoni V. Guevara, RN, FNP-BC

Antigoni Guevara, RN

Changing lifestyle behaviours isn’t easy – CHIP can help

Behaviour change is hard – especially when addressing ingrained and often unconsciously driven habits. You need a clear action plan and a support team to help you change lifestyle behaviours.