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Defining and Fulfilling True Patient-Centered Care

Though the popular catch-phrase “patient-centered care” is often used, but it may be missing the mark because needs are not being met in this COVID-19 era of care. Patient drop outs and refusals are common with telemedicine becoming more common, as a recent telemedicine Cochran Database study shows. In this

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The Benefits of Becoming a Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner

The new Lifestyle Medicine (LM) diplomas and lifestyle medicine’s recent addition to the curriculum at medical schools such as Cambridge University represent its emergence as a standalone specialty. However, despite its basis in a holistic approach to health, LM is not a complementary or alternative form of medicine. It is

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Natural Partners and Fullscript Launch New Merged Platform

Today’s Practitioner caught up with Brad Dyment, Chief Product Officer of Fullscript to find out more about the companies newly merged platform. Fullscript is now the only supplement dispensing solution that offers both wholesale ordering and virtual direct-to-patient from a single online platform. Today’s Practitioner: This is an exciting time

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New CME Course: Physician and Health Professional Well-Being from American College of Lifestyle Medicine

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine announced a new CME- and CE-accredited five-hour course, “Physician and Health Professional Well-Being,” designed to support health professionals in achieving and sustaining a total healthy lifestyle and engaging in mindfulness and positive psychology activities. The self-care approaches as discussed in the course, in combination

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Pivoting Your Practice to Telemedicine in the Pandemic and Beyond

Have you been considering pivoting your business so it enables you to work online with telemedicine and telehealth? This may be a wise decision. Working online makes more sense than ever for both practitioners and patients or clients. It has a lower cost for patients. It’s faster, more convenient, and

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[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. Typically well-trained and board certified, these integrative, functional and lifestyle medicine practitioners possess

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The Integrative Health Business: ‘Administrators’ Versus ‘Builders’

I often see integrative and functional medicine business and organization leaders smothered from the weight of managing day-to-day operations: process and repetitive tasks allow neither adequate time nor sufficient resources to deal with strategic business development and execution. Rare are the super-competent administrators or business owners who are as savvy

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Intentions: A Major Source of Outcomes as Integrative Health Leaders

By Bonnie Horrigan / As we engage in mindfulness meditation, or in other inward-looking practices such as self-reflection or contemplative prayer, we gradually become aware of the deeper aspects of ourselves and how those aspects affect the reality in which we live.  One of those aspects — our intentions —

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Duke Integrative, Todays Practitioner, Adam Perlman

Living and Leading with Resilience, by Adam Perlman, MD

By Adam Perlman, MD, MPH / Leaders in healthcare, as in all industries, have the responsibility to support employees’ physical, mental, and emotional well-being. This support can take many forms, but there is one challenge in particular that affects every corner of the workforce: stress. The Centers for Disease Control

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Inside Look at Establishing an Integrative Health and Wellbeing Program

Editor’s Note: The following is from Alka Gupta, MD, and Chiti Parikh, MD, Co-Directors, Integrative Health and Wellbeing, New York-Presbyterian and Alumni of the Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University. Gupta and Parikh take readers through their plans, from inception to completion, to create an integrative healthcare program

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