FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

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The Best Clinic and Business Model for Integrative Medicine

Clinic models inform business models and vice versa. But what is the best approach for delivering integrative health and medicine services in your community?

Grow Patient Volume By Marketing Less

Frankly, your customers (aka patients) and prospective clients couldn’t care less about you, your ambitions and why your services or products are special. They’re focused on themselves, their own problems and how you might be able to help them. This has always been the reality.

Free Access: Seminal Paper on Integrating Top 10 Dietary Supplements Into Cancer Care

Important paper authored by Clinical Practice Committee of Society for Integrative Oncology provides guidance on incorporating top 10 supplements for cancer care.

8 Steps to Negotiating Integrative Medicine within Institutional Settings

Glenn Sabin offers a practical approach to achieving corporate or institutional buy-in for integrative medicine clinical services and educational programs.

The Business of Integrative Medicine: What they Don’t Teach You in Medical School and Fellowships

A physician tirelessly invests more than a decade of her life devoted to scholarly study in college, medical school, residency and fellowships. However, the long journey in pursuit of a medical degree rarely intersects with practical opportunities to learn the fundamental basics of business development and management. This is a most unfortunate reality when considering the ramifications. Let’s take a look.

Guide to Using Video to Grow your Integrative Medicine Practice

Creating quality content and delivering it in a format that your customers (aka patients) and prospects prefer to consume their media is more important than ever. For many, that preferred format is now video.

Integrative Medicine: Solution to Primary Care Crisis?

Special report by Glenn Sabin and Taylor Walsh examines the confluence of factors affecting primary care medicine—including volume-driven traditional care, concierge models, shrinking reimbursements and ACA’s non-discrimination clause—and the opportunity for integrative healthcare.

Traditional Marketing for Integrative Medicine Still Effective

While there’s no denying the Internet’s huge impact on just about everything—including the continued ascent of evidence-based integrative health—the following facts should not be overlooked when considering an overarching marketing approach to increasing clinic utilization and the sale of natural products and services.

How to Improve Your Integrative Medicine Brand Identity

Your brand name and logo are the first things a prospective customer (patient) typically encounters when searching for an integrative healthcare provider.

UPDATE: Insurance Coverage for Integrative Healthcare Services in 2014

Section 2706 of the Affordable Care Act prevents health insurance plans from capriciously excluding a range of integrative health practitioners from coverage, based solely on licensure. While HHS Secretary Sibelius moves forward to ensure its implementation, the AMA contemplates what actions they may take to upend this landmark non-discrimination language.

 
 
 

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