FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

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Integrative Health’s Place in Medical School Curricula

Only by teaching young medical students about health creation—their own, first—will they become healthier students and, ultimately, healthier practicing physicians. This will also position this next generation of docs to transmit these same teachings to their patients.

Rise: Consumer Demand Drives the Future of Integrative Medicine

The availability and delivery of integrative health and medicine has risen. Consumer demand will continue apace. And the timing could not be more prescient.

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.

Dr. Mark Hyman Assists Congressman Tim Ryan with Enrich Act—to Force Nutrition Education in Medical School

[Courtesy of John Weeks/The Integrator Blog]
A note reached the Integrator via integrative cardiologist Mimi Guarneri, MD from author and functional medicine advocate Mark Hyman, MD. “I need your help on something,” wrote Hyman.

HHS Shuns Congressional Intent on ACA’s Practitioner Non-Discrimination Language

[Courtesy of John Weeks/The Integrator Blog]
The US. Department of Health and Human Services effectively told those following “non-discrimination in health care” (Section 2706) that HHS will not, anytime soon, abide by the law.

Evidence-Based Medicine in an Era of Personalized, Integrative Healthcare

In their Sep/Oct 2014 Explore guest editorial, authors Ben Kligler, MD, MPH and John Weeks present an evenhanded look at how evidence-based medicine (EBM), versus evidence-informed medicine, is applied in real-world clinical settings.

George Washington University Launches Online Integrative Medicine Program

In a partnership with the Metabolic Medicine Institute, George Washington University plans to launch an online integrative medicine program

Cleveland Clinic Partners with Dr. Mark Hyman and IFM to Launch Pioneering Functional Medicine Center

First of its kind functional medicine center within a major academic medical center represents a watershed moment for the integrative health and medicine field.

New Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine Broadens Leadership Team

In a speech announcing the new entity, the founding president Mimi Guarneri, MD mentioned three new areas of involvement beyond ABIHM’s historic education and certification agenda: policy, inter-professionalism and an international reach.

Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium to Launch CoverMyCare Campaign to Activate Consumer Support for ACA Section 2706

Because correct implementation of the law lies in the hands of state officials, IHPC’s CoverMyCare campaign and website will provide contact information and advocacy tools to help patients and practitioners persuade states to ensure that insurers comply with law.

 
 
 

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