FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

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Improving the Health of the Integrative Health Enterprise

My job—and the reason why FON exists—is to communicate to as large an audience as possible about the business of integrative health, and to offer ways in which an organization can be best positioned or repositioned for consistent growth and prosperity. I go about this work through my consulting practice and by consistently writing, teaching, and engaging those in the field.

Integrative Medicine Services: When Less is More

If you’re operating a small integrative or functional medicine clinic offering a substantial menu of services, you may inadvertently be undermining your capacity for meaningful engagement with existing and prospective clients (aka patients).

New Report Chronicles Cost-Effectiveness of Integrative Medicine

Health plan managers, employers, state insurance regulators, and health policy specialist or innovative insurance executive will find that this simple report opens the doors not only to considerable costs savings potential, but to care outcomes that millions of Americans have come to rely on.

You Don’t Have to Be Smarter, Just Give Better Care

The key to success in holistic and functional medicine is simply to give better care than the other doctors in your area. Given how utterly dysfunctional mainstream medicine is, these days, it shouldn’t be hard, quipped Mark Menolascino, MD…

Do Online Coupons for Integrative Medicine Services Violate Stark and Fee-Splitting Laws?

Many integrative practitioners and online enterprises want to know whether Stark, anti-kickback, and fee-splitting laws are violated by business arrangements that offer online coupons or web-based coupons to customers. Let’s break this question down a bit for analysis. First, Stark self-referral law is on the federal level. We are only interested in federal law if…

Physician and Clinician Sales of Dietary Supplements: Legal View

Sales of dietary supplements by physicians, acupuncturists, chiropractors, and other licensed professionals raise thorny legal issues. This can be confusing, because on one hand, “everybody does it”—i.e., sales of dietary supplements by clinicians such as medical doctors, is widespread in the industry. On the other hand, the American Medical Association actively discourages the practice through…

5 Legal Issues Integrative Health Practitioners Need to Know for 2015

With 2015 right around the corner, here are 5 legal and regulatory issues that integrative health practitioners need to know. By Michael H. Cohen

Create Your Integrative Medicine Future: Overcome Fear, Do the Work

Your timing and opportunity for success has never been better, for the age of integrative health and medicine—and health creation itself—is upon us while its remaining skeptics are steadily dwindling. Don’t let apprehension keep you from flourishing as an integrative health clinician, investigator, administrator or entrepreneur.

[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.

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.

 
 
 

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