FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

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Is Functional Medicine Becoming a Commodity?

Bag of soybeans illustrating a commodity

Functional medicine should never be considered indistinguishable; widely accessible? Yes. Indistinguishable? No. I am deeply concerned that certain functional medicine enterprises are in danger of becoming a commodity.

The Power of Effective Copywriting to Engage and Sell

You may pen exceptional prose, do a bang-up job on crafting business reports, or churn out scientific papers with ease—but are you the best person to write the content for your website, collateral, advertisements, or any number of key copy and messaging areas organization-wide? Or even for your small business?

Your Integrative Health Brand and Platform: Invest or Fail

Your brand positioning matters. If you do not budget and invest in the core aspects of your brand and platform, in unison, and upfront, you are ultimately impeding your cash-flow and disadvantaging your enterprise right out of the gate.

Social Media’s Free Ride Is Over: Challenges and Opportunities

As an Integrative health organization that has invested significant time and resources building audiences on social media, you are now faced with a stark reality: You do not own your profiles… nor your followers, likes, and subscribers; you simply rent them. The rules of engagement are beyond your control. The social media ‘organic reach’ free…

Customer Service in the Age of Integrative and Functional Medicine

Does the end-to-end customer experience your integrative health organization delivers align with a service ethos that drives retention, ensures loyalty, and creates fervent word-of-mouth referrals?

11 Essentials for Your Integrative Medicine Business Plan

Every new integrative health and medicine enterprise and organization should have a well-researched and well-written business plan. Glenn Sabin provides guidance on the essential 11 components you need to include.

Telemedicine Legal Series—Part 2: Licensing Issues

Do you know the licensing issues surrounding telehealth and telemedicine–and laws involving practice across state lines? Learn about ‘home state’ and ‘remote state’, licensure and the powers granted to states to regulate health and welfare.

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.

The Pebble in the Pond: How Integrative Leadership Can Bring About Transformation

[DOWNLOAD 44-PAGE REPORT] Duke Integrative Medicine, which has long been a leader in clinical and research programs in integrative medicine, has just released “The Pebble in the Pond: How Integrative Leadership Can Bring About Transformation.” This high quality paper, in support of Duke’s new Program in Integrative Health Leadership, was funded in part by the Bravewell Collaborative.

[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.

 
 
 

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