Sat, 4 June 2016
This week on the news we come back to our monthly segment with John Weeks called "Charting the Convergence" where we look at news stories relevant to our community, looking at the convergence of integrative medicine with medicine itself.
This week you will learn about:
Sat, 30 April 2016
This week's news podcast is another in our series with special guest John Weeks, called "Charting the Convergence".
This week you will learn about
- The 80/20 Rule in Health Insurance and What it Means for You
- New research from Minnesota on the Determinants of Health
- The Top 12 Moments in the Last 10 Years of Health Convergence
Please send us your best news stories to firstname.lastname@example.org and feel free to share this with colleagues. Thanks to our sponsor, FullScript. Find out more about their best-in-category e-prescribe tool at www.goevomed.com/fullscript
John Weeks is a chronicler, speaker, change agent and executive with three decades in leadership of the movement for integrative health. He works at the convergence of that historic trend with the medical industry’s recent engagement with creating health. John has consulted and presented with multiple major health care organizations – among these the NIH, WHO, AHA, AAMC, IOM, and APHA – and numerous other academic and professional organizations. He helped found key collaborations in the field including the Integrative Health Policy Consortium and the Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health. John’s writing appears regularly at the Huffington Post, Integrative Practitioner, Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal, the Integrator Blog, and elsewhere. He speaks regularly on the movement's evolution, core challenges and opportunities. He attended Stanford for 3 years, studying history. Four institutions have granted John honorary doctoral degrees. Seattle-based, Weeks feels particularly lucky to have worked 6 of the past 15 years from Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Puerto Rico with his spouse and their two children.
Sat, 9 April 2016
Welcome to the Evolution of Medicine News Videocast for April 9th 2016
This week we bring in a special guest news curator, Dr. David Ludwig, and we bring you the most compelling articles from his Facebook page and his Medium blog. Dr Ludwig is an Endocrinologist and Researcher at Harvard and Boston Children's Hospital, and #1 NYT Best Selling Author of "Always Hungry"
Top stories this week
- CDC Announces Declining Life Expectancy in the USA for the first time
- 3000+ Person Study Shows Full Fat Dairy Reduces Type 2 Diabetes
- Price on Insulin Tripes from 2002 - 2013 and Implications
- Endocrine Society Reports Bisphenol S (BPS) as Toxic as BPA
Please keep your favorite news stories coming to us, send them to email@example.com
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Sat, 19 December 2015
This is the first episode of our new weekly newscast. Each week we wrap up the news making the rounds that are relevant to the modern integrative practitioner. This week we look at:
- American Medical Association and pharmaceutical ads
- The level of lead in the water in Flint, Michigan
- Most cancer isn't down to luck
- Lettuce is worse for the environment than bacon
- Martin Shkreli gets arrested for fraud
Please send your favorite news stories to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Thu, 10 December 2015
Last week on the podcast we shared the epic history that took integrative medicine from quackery to the future of chronic disease management. One of the major recent victories, among many achieved by the Integrative Health Policy Consortium (IHPC), was the non-discrimination clause (Section 2706) in the Affordable Care Act that should have opened integrative medicine to the masses through their insurance.
We say ‘should have’ as the insurance companies have generally been out of compliance with that directive. The IHPC has come up with a plan (and a website) to fight this, called CoverMyCare.org, with the goal of forcing insurance companies to be compliant with the ACA.
What you will learn in this podcast:
Direct download: IHPC20Part20220-20Activating20Through20CoverMyCare.Org20with20Alyssa20Wostrel20and20Susan20Haeger.mp3
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Wed, 28 October 2015