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How to Measure Nothing

In health care, if you do not name and document a problem or a process, it remains invisible. It might as well be nothing.  The biggest problem we have for […]

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New Guidelines for Integrative Care of Cancer-Related Anxiety and Depression

How You Can Use the ASCO-SIO Review and Guidelines Recently, I wrote about using the American Society for Clinical Oncology and Society for Integrative Oncology’s (ASCO-SIO) joint guidelines on integrative […]

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NEJM Roundtable Report Now Available on Financing Health

America’s health care spending is more than double the per capita average of other high-income countries, yet health outcomes and life expectancy in the United States lag considerably. How can […]

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Support for Integrative Oncology Grows

WASHINGTON (Oct. 12, 2023) – Patients and oncologists are supportive of complementary therapies, such as nutrition counseling, exercise, massage, and mediation, for cancer treatment, according to a new survey conducted […]

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New Guidelines for Integrative Cancer Pain Treatment from ASCO and the Society for Integrative Oncology

When patients with cancer pain ask you about pain management options, what do you say?  It might depend on where you practice. Most people with cancer are treated in community […]

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Who pays for healing?

Salutogenesis: The creation of health and homeostasis is the underlying process of healing that occurs constantly, every second, every day from the time we’re born until we die. When it […]

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Measurement in Whole Person Health Care

I recently had an interaction that surprised me. I was speaking with a health systems administrator who was interested in understanding the efficacy of the efforts his team was making […]

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A Bigger Medical Bag for the Whole Person

Jan comes back to her childhood home year after year. She walks by the water in the canals, by the lakes and the ocean. She comes back to see her […]

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Listening: The Door to Healing

As we near the end of March, I think about Match Day, when fourth-year medical graduates all over the country find out where they will spend the next several years. […]

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Making the Most of Your Doctor Visit

How being prepared can help you both When was the last time you felt relaxed at a doctor’s appointment? No hurry, just you and your health care provider discussing your […]

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