FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

[Case Study] Negotiating Your Career in Integrative Health and Medicine

Managing a busy consultancy, I work on wide-ranging projects with a diverse collection of medical providers, administrators and small business owners. I always find working with mid-career physicians seeking to reposition their professional futures an especially rewarding assignment.

Dwindling Skeptics and Rise of Integrative Health and Medicine

With the field’s steady ascent we’ve witnessed a continual decline in its nonbelievers. As a 23-year cancer patient who implemented a successful integrative oncology regimen soon after diagnosis, I have witnessed—up close and personal—the inexorable march and development of integrative medicine.

Cleveland Clinic New Chinese Herb Program Makes Huge Waves in Media

Cleveland Clinic gets significant major media attention for boldly launching new Chinese herbal program.

Cleveland Clinic Partners with Dr. Mark Hyman and IFM to Launch Pioneering Functional Medicine Center

First of its kind functional medicine center within a major academic medical center represents a watershed moment for the integrative health and medicine field.

How Integrative Medicine, Telemedicine and Mobile Medical App Laws are Shaping our Future

Attorney Michael H. Cohen discusses the future of healthcare with LA Talk Radio’s Legal Help Desk cyber-lawyer Salar Atrizade.

The Absurd Economics of Nutrition and Exercise

The “three-legged stool” of nutrition, physical activity and stress reduction is at this point, beyond reproach. So exactly why then are these low cost, low tech, powerful clinical and educational interventions largely missing, or at best, minimally covered within the core medical school curriculum?

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.

 
 
 

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