Complete Health Improvement Program

CHIP LogoBe Your Own Best Medicine

Many health and weight-loss programs provide information in the hope that you change your habits- The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) is different. CHIP will help you make long-lasting lifestyle changes by addressing the causes of chronic disease and teaching you to use your own lifestyle as your best medicine. It is never too late to take your life back! Ready to start? Sign Up

What is CHIP?

  • A Lifestyle Medicine Education Program
  • Co-led by Dr. Greg Bergner, Medical Director of Lifestyle & Wellness and Adriana Covell, Health Coach and Nutritionist.
  • This 9-week program focuses on whole-person health in a group environment with dynamic group discussions and peer support.
  • Integrates nutrition, exercise and stress management tools.
  • Includes culinary demonstrations and tastings.
  • Partially subsidized by Barton Health (discuss insurance coverage with your insurance provider; may be HSA or FSA eligible).

How can it help?

  • Avoid, arrest, or reverse common lifestyle diseases: cardiovascular disease, Type II Diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure.
  • Improve health knowledge, energy, desire to exercise, resilience, and life fulfillment.
  • Significant measurable changes are consistently recorded in as little as 30 days.

What will you get?

  • Pre and post health-risk assessment.
  • Pre and post lab review and consults.
  • Twice-weekly local, facilitated group sessions with material presented by world-leading experts.
  • A comprehensive tool kit including: Eat More cookbook, Learn More workbook, Live More textbook & Move More exercise book.
  • Help with cooking, food prep, exercise and online program content.
  • On-going support meetings to maintain your new lifestyle changes.


Find Out More

Free information sessions at the Center for Orthopedics & Wellness:


Sign up for a 9-week CHIP Session:


Barton Center for Orthopedics & Wellness
2170B South Ave.
So. Lake Tahoe, CA
* If you are looking at the front of Barton Memorial Hospital, the Robert Maloff Center is on the far left; closer parking is available inside the adjacent parking garage.