Integrative Health Business Development: Assess First, then Strategize & Execute

The engagement process through which I lead companies, regardless of their size and type, is always the same: Assess, Strategize, Execute. This essential process need not be all that complicated when you carefully peel back the layers and conduct a review in an organized, comprehensive manner. The Assessment exercise is key, allowing transition from a disordered entity to a logical, clearly defined framework; often, in relatively short order. Whether you

Facing Huge Demand, Cleveland Clinic Doubles Its Functional Medicine Center

Pictured left to right: Drs. Patrick Hanaway, Mark Hyman and Jeffrey Bland. The Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine (CFM) will be doubling its physical size and patient care capacities in the coming year, to meet what medical director, Dr. Patrick Hanaway, characterizes as “unbelievable pent up demand for this kind of care.” Since opening in late 2014, CFM practitioners have handled nearly 5,300 total appointments, quickly reaching maximum capacity.

Content Guide to Growing Your Integrative Medicine Business

For the last five years I’ve consistently blogged on all aspects of business and brand development for integrative health businesses, clinics, and organizations. This edition points to archival content which I believe will have the most impact on your future success. 1. Assess First, then Strategize & Execute Before you can accurately define the best forward strategy, you must: home in on where you are; align your business and personal

5 Legal Tips for Setting Up A Functional Medicine Practice

When establishing your functional medicine practice, you’ll be wading into clinical waters that are often navigated by many medical colleagues, yet not necessarily adopted within the mainstream medical community. Here are 5 legal tips that address some core legal fundamentals when setting up a functional medicine practice. Transitioning to your Own Functional Medicine Practice Recently, a physician contacted our office about setting up her own functional medicine practice. She was