FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

Ruth Westreich Sponsors John Weeks’ The Integrator Blog: Why it Matters

Regardless if you are new to the industry or a veteran, if you desire to keep abreast of what’s happening in the fast-evolving integrative health and medicine industry, the Integrator is essential reading.

Dr. Don Berwick’s Institute for Health Improvement Promotes New Delivery Principles “Beyond The Triple Aim”

[Courtesy of John Weeks/The Integrator Blog]
The most progressive forces in U.S. medicine have signed on and are promoting a new strategy for medicine and health in the United States.

HHS Shuns Congressional Intent on ACA’s Practitioner Non-Discrimination Language

[Courtesy of John Weeks/The Integrator Blog]
The US. Department of Health and Human Services effectively told those following “non-discrimination in health care” (Section 2706) that HHS will not, anytime soon, abide by the law.

NIH (NCCIH) Releases 2012 Survey Results for Natural Health Approaches and Usage

h5. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), along with the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, just released results from its 2012 National Health Interview Survey on the usage of complementary and integrative products and modalities among…

Thorne Research Partners with Mayo Clinic to Study Supplements

Starting in January 2015 Thorne Research and Mayo Clinic began conducting a series of randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trials on a number of dietary supplements under a master clinical study agreement. Working with physicians and PhD scientists trials will be conducted at Mayo Clinic with the intent of raising the bar on dietary supplement research leading to improved patient outcomes.

Pioneering Whole Systems Researcher Marja Verhoef, PhD, Retires

One of integrative health and medicine’s most significant, pioneering and visionary researchers, University of Calgary’s Marja Verhoef, PhD, is retiring. By John Weeks

George Washington University Launches Online Integrative Medicine Program

In a partnership with the Metabolic Medicine Institute, George Washington University plans to launch an online integrative medicine program

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.

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.

The Impact of ‘Escape Fire’ and What Comes Next

In his excellent post, “Revisiting Escape Fire: The War to Rescue Our Health,” integrative health publisher and thought leader John Weeks questions the impact of this highly regarded documentary as a truly effective healthcare delivery game changer, and he appeals for a harder-hitting sequel to help finish the job. Glenn Sabin takes a closer look.

 
 
 

Get FON: The Business of Integrative Medicine blog delivered FREE to your inbox!