FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

8 Steps to Negotiating Integrative Medicine within Institutional Settings

Glenn Sabin offers a practical approach to achieving corporate or institutional buy-in for integrative medicine clinical services and educational programs.

The Business of Integrative Medicine: What they Don’t Teach You in Medical School and Fellowships

A physician tirelessly invests more than a decade of her life devoted to scholarly study in college, medical school, residency and fellowships. However, the long journey in pursuit of a medical degree rarely intersects with practical opportunities to learn the fundamental basics of business development and management. This is a most unfortunate reality when considering the ramifications. Let’s take a look.

12 Ways to Grow Your Integrative Medicine Practice… Beyond Internet Marketing

I am widely known as the “digital” marketer based on my writings and consulting practice which often focus on customer engagement via online strategies. That’s fair. And today I’m here to tell you that there are plenty of tried and true methods for building clinic utilization not dependent on the Web or digital marketing.

Guide to Using Video to Grow your Integrative Medicine Practice

Creating quality content and delivering it in a format that your customers (aka patients) and prospects prefer to consume their media is more important than ever. For many, that preferred format is now video.

Integrative Medicine: Solution to Primary Care Crisis?

Special report by Glenn Sabin and Taylor Walsh examines the confluence of factors affecting primary care medicine—including volume-driven traditional care, concierge models, shrinking reimbursements and ACA’s non-discrimination clause—and the opportunity for integrative healthcare.

How to Improve Your Integrative Medicine Brand Identity

Your brand name and logo are the first things a prospective customer (patient) typically encounters when searching for an integrative healthcare provider.

UPDATE: Insurance Coverage for Integrative Healthcare Services in 2014

Section 2706 of the Affordable Care Act prevents health insurance plans from capriciously excluding a range of integrative health practitioners from coverage, based solely on licensure. While HHS Secretary Sibelius moves forward to ensure its implementation, the AMA contemplates what actions they may take to upend this landmark non-discrimination language.

How to Sell Integrative Healthcare to Corporate America

A practical baseline approach for any integrative healthcare provider wanting to engage self-insured companies in meaningful dialogue around the attributes of whole person care. Integrative health clinical modalities and approaches are still relatively unknown to corporate America. They need your help!

Self-Insured Employers and Integrative Medicine: The Perfect Marriage

Integrative healthcare providers have been well positioned to provide quality corporate wellness programs and executive physicals for some time. Closely connected to this phenomenon, literally, is the largely overlooked fact that more than 100 million Americans today receive their healthcare benefits through self-insured companies.

Integrative Medicine is a Story, Not an Advertisement

In contrast to interruptive forms of advertising, content development allows integrative healthcare providers the opportunity to create thoughtfully crafted stories. Done right and targeted, storytelling engages. It has the profound power to connect on an emotional level.

 
 
 

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