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Institution-Based Integrative Medicine: Current Economic Challenges and Opportunities

It is incumbent upon clinical directors of integrative medicine programs to initiate dialogue and present the full value and possibilities of their program and human talent, to leaders within their institutions.

Dean Ornish: Unrelenting Healthcare Disruptor

h5. No one has been a greater force than Dr. Dean Ornish in proving the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of ‘lifestyle over procedures’ for chronic disease. His seminal work, designing whole systems research models and documenting remarkable outcomes—for reversing heart disease and early stage prostate cancer—has been extraordinary. h5. Most impressive has been Ornish’s unwavering determination…

Yoga Milestone—First CME-Approved Conference Supports Therapeutic Value

The Mountain Pose Medicine & Yoga Symposium took place in gorgeous Copper Mountain, Colorado August 22—26, 2012. The seminal gathering marked the first CME (continuing medical education) accredited program for yoga in the United States.

A Patient’s Perspective on the Atlantic’s “The Triumph of New Age Medicine”

Glenn Sabin’s unique perspective on the Atlantic piece, The Triumph of New Age Medicine by David H. Freedman, and the debate that has followed in its wake.

H.R. 3590 & Executive Order 13544–Integrative Medicine Game Changers?

h5. House Resolution 3590, aka the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and House Resolution 4872, aka the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, combined to create the monumental healthcare reform law of 2010. Executive Order 13544, a requirement under H.R. 3590, established the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public…

Integrative Medicine is Personalized Medicine

Although a decade after decoding the human genome has not yet resulted in the panacea leading to game-changing cures that were once thought possible, huge strides are being made in growing the knowledge base of genomics, as well as molecular immunology and biotechnology.

 
 
 

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