FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

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How to Sell Integrative Healthcare to Corporate America

A practical baseline approach for any integrative healthcare provider wanting to engage self-insured companies in meaningful dialogue around the attributes of whole person care. Integrative health clinical modalities and approaches are still relatively unknown to corporate America. They need your help!

Integrative Medicine is a Story, Not an Advertisement

In contrast to interruptive forms of advertising, content development allows integrative healthcare providers the opportunity to create thoughtfully crafted stories. Done right and targeted, storytelling engages. It has the profound power to connect on an emotional level.

16 Blogging Basics for Your Integrative Medicine Brand

Following these rules to activate the writing of your blog posts—even if you are not a prolific scribe—will help keep your writing focused.

Integrative Healthcare: Same Camp, Many Tents

It never fails to amaze how this growing but still fragmented subset of medicine that is integrative healthcare is comprised of so many loosely affiliated groups and monikers. Here’s a partial list: Integrative Medicine, Functional Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine, Longevity Medicine, Naturopathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Chiropractic Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine.

How to Get Paid Delivering Integrative Medicine

The future of evidence-based integrative healthcare delivery is limited to its economic feasibility, at both the consumer and practitioner level. This post focuses on the latter.

Affordable Care Act and Access to Integrative Medicine–What Does it Really Mean?

Well, that depends on who you ask. Those within the integrative healthcare field and the disbelieving skeptics alike, offer quite divergent views.

Social Media: Opportunity or Risk for Growing Integrative Medicine Practices?

This article aims to provide general guidance to integrative medicine providers interested in creating a foundational, legally sound, social media (aka social business) strategy to better engage current customers and new prospects alike.

The Role of Philanthropy in the Evolution of Integrative Medicine

Philanthropy has contributed greatly to the maturation of integrative medicine/oncology clinical programs. This is especially true within the academic medical center setting, and has had a profound effect on the growing consumer base of integrative medical services and natural products–an industry now estimated at over $50 billion annually.

How to maximize readership of your blog content

If you are up and running with your new blog strategy, then you are on your way to creating a bevy of interesting, relevant content around integrative medicine services and your center’s brand. Creating great content is a important start, but now you’re ready for your content to be noticed and read more widely.

Why You Should Attend This Year’s Society for Integrative Oncology Conference

If your center provides conventional or integrative oncology care with medical oncologists on staff, or otherwise offers supportive cancer care services across a spectrum of interventions–i.e., nutritional support,  exercise physiology, mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques, acupuncture and psychosocial counseling–you should attend at the Eighth International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO), November 10-12, 2011…

 
 
 

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