topics: unique historical perspective on the changing models of healthcare to incorporate integrative medicine (formerly complementary and alternative medicine) into the U.S. healthcare model and the economics behind the stability and growth of any healthcare model in the current system
This week's Lunchtime Listen recommendation is John Weeks' presentation from May 17th, 2017, on "Evolving Economics of Integrative Medicine". The webinar was hosted by the Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University.
In the "Evolving Economics of Integrative Medicine" webinar presentation, John Weeks presents the historical perspective of integrative medicine and the economics of health care within the U.S. health care delivery system.
For more on this, see related discussion in his article, "The 80/20 Rule: Why Medical Insurers are Not Interested in Cost Cutting (or Integrative Health)"
Key terms used in this movement: patient-centered, outcomes, silos to teams, community, sick care to health care, cost-reduction
"we are realizing ...we need to change the focus of health care industry to creating health not just producing.." --Douglas Wood, MD, Director of Strategy and Policy, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation
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