FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

Legal Viewpoint: MDs Operating Web-Based Health and Wellness Businesses

Many physicians are dissatisfied with their medical practice and wonder whether they can legally open a side online health and wellness business–be it online health and wellness coaching, dietary supplement sales, Skype second medical opinions, or another health venture.

New Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine Broadens Leadership Team

In a speech announcing the new entity, the founding president Mimi Guarneri, MD mentioned three new areas of involvement beyond ABIHM’s historic education and certification agenda: policy, inter-professionalism and an international reach.

Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium to Launch CoverMyCare Campaign to Activate Consumer Support for ACA Section 2706

Because correct implementation of the law lies in the hands of state officials, IHPC’s CoverMyCare campaign and website will provide contact information and advocacy tools to help patients and practitioners persuade states to ensure that insurers comply with law.

Anti-Kickback and Fee-Splitting Legal Issues When MDs (and others) Lease Space

Many physicians, chiropractors, acupuncturists, and other healthcare practitioners want to know whether they are fee-splitting when they rent a room hourly from a medical practice or other healthcare facility or practitioner. Attorney Michael H. Cohen sheds some light.

Fee-Splitting 101 for MDs and other Integrative Health Practitioners

Is it fee-splitting to hire another medical doctor, chiropractor, acupuncturist, or other health care practitioner in your office and give them a “cut” of patient revenues? Attorney Michael H. Cohen weighs in on this important and often misunderstood topic.

Bravo! How to End a Speech Vividly and Memorably

Speakers throughout history have understood the importance of a strong beginning and ending. Even today, the smart presenter speaking in the integrative medicine space spends the time and attention necessary to craft a “hook” or “grabber” that immediately and powerfully gets an audience onboard.

Grab Your Audience! — 12 Foolproof Ways to Open a Speech

Let’s say you’re explaining your philosophy of integrative health or latest research project. You’ve put together an excellent presentation that you know is going to meet your audience’s needs. There’s just one problem: how do you start the thing off with a bang?

Mindfulness: A Key Skill In Speaking About Integrative Medicine

Do you believe that having great content is enough to inform and persuade audiences about integrative medicine? The truth is, it’s never enough. Your material alone—no matter how strong—can’t create the responses you’re looking for in stakeholders.

An Open Letter to My Friend, John Weeks: By NCCAM’s Josephine Briggs

NIH’s NCCAM Director Dr Josephine Briggs writes open letter to integrative health and medicine leader, organizer and pioneer, John Weeks.

A Living Tribute to Integrative Health and Medicine Pioneer John Weeks

No one’s been more influential than John Weeks in advocating for integrative health and health creation as the standard of care. Download this stunning 68-page eBook and discover what John’s colleagues—the leading lights of integrative health and medicine—have to say about his incalculable contributions to the field.

 
 
 

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