integrative medicine

July 11, 2018

Integrative Medicine Leader Tracy Gaudet’s “Aha!” Moments Driving the VA’s Cultural Transformation

In a recent presentation at a National Academy of Medicine workshop,, Tracy Gaudet, MD, the founding director of the Veterans Administration’s Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation, described how radically her team is approaching their work to create health in the veterans they serve.
June 11, 2018

Honoring the Macy Foundation’s George Thibault: The Integrative Health Asterisk in His Muscling of Medicine Toward Team Care

In May of 2011, leaders of six healthcare professions and the US Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) convened an event at the National Press Club.
May 31, 2018

James Maskell and the Intriguing Incenticare Insurance Model for Access and Payment for Functional and Integrative Care

The co-founder of the Evolution of Medicine/Functional Forum, James Maskell, is a non-stop communicator and marketeer. He operates at the visionary edges of the integrative and functional medicine worlds. Business success. Health coaching. Blue Zones and zip-codes. Root-causes. The employer stakeholder. The “micropractice.”
May 22, 2018

Government Report: Covering Naturopathic Services Minimally Increases or Decreases Overall Costs

Those searching for the financial impact of including the integrative care of naturopathic doctors in insurance plans will find some answers in a recent government report from the state of Maine. The report also raises a next stage question.