FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

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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?

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.

Bravo! How to End a Speech Vividly and Memorably

Speakers throughout history have understood the importance of a strong beginning and ending. Even today, the smart presenter speaking in the integrative medicine space spends the time and attention necessary to craft a “hook” or “grabber” that immediately and powerfully gets an audience onboard.

Grab Your Audience! — 12 Foolproof Ways to Open a Speech

Let’s say you’re explaining your philosophy of integrative health or latest research project. You’ve put together an excellent presentation that you know is going to meet your audience’s needs. There’s just one problem: how do you start the thing off with a bang?

Mindfulness: A Key Skill In Speaking About Integrative Medicine

Do you believe that having great content is enough to inform and persuade audiences about integrative medicine? The truth is, it’s never enough. Your material alone—no matter how strong—can’t create the responses you’re looking for in stakeholders.

How to Improve Your Integrative Health Personal Brand: A-Z Infographic

As an integrative health and medicine practitioner or executive, what are you doing to position your personal brand? If the answer is nothing, then you’re leaving it to others to define your brand for you. And that is never a good thing!

7 Effective Website Design Attributes for Integrative Health Brands

If your website is not effectively designed and optimized to ‘immediately’ engage visitors, you may be losing more prospective patients or clients than you think.

Preventive Medicine as a Viable Financial Model

Prevention remains the only magic bullet ‘cure’ for most malignancies and chronic disease. It’s where we’re headed. The conundrum for providers lies in delivering the most effective services with sufficient profit margin.

Dietary Supplements: Harmful or Essential? Cutting Through the Unrelenting Rhetoric

Glenn Sabin and nutraceutical expert Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO attempt to break through the din and unremitting confusion sown by the media whir around dietary supplements, the industry that champions their use and public health in general.

Is Concierge Integrative Medicine a Viable Model for You?

Based on current CPT codes and anemic Medicare and private payer visit reimbursements, it’s untenable in this economic environment to operate a comprehensive integrative medical delivery model requiring a hamster-wheel-like approach to maintain patient volume and sustain appropriate physician income levels.

 
 
 

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