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Wellness woo? Wellness industrial complex? What do these things mean? What's the context? How big is the sickness industrial complex? Timothy Caulfield is one of a few debunkers using Gwyneth Paltrow and Goop as the "models" that define the "wellness indu
KenJaques 24.09.2019 0 1135

Are you an empowered patient? Do you see how empowered patients (and health care practitioners that encourage their patients to become empowered) will heal the healthcare system? At the risk of screaming too loudly, here is my overriding thought. The empo
KenJaques 17.11.2017 0 1452

What’s up with placebo effect and do we embrace it? What is placebo effect? What is nocebo effect? Placebo Effect The placebo effect describes a beneficial effect, produced by a placebo drug or treatment, that cannot be attributed to the properties of
KenJaques 23.08.2017 0 126279

The “sides” are supercharged and it does not appear that there is an end in sight. Is it all out war, or is there room for a peaceful solution? The ultimate goal in sharing a post like this is with the intent to bring two sides together in an attempt to
KenJaques 28.03.2017 0 29670

I’ve been working on a business model for a new initiative for some time now, and as part of the process I have looked at other business models that are already in place. As I was reviewing the health care model, the idea came to me that it may be almost p
KenJaques 24.02.2017 0 3363

Over the last decade, I've read, studied, trained, and practiced my craft in the emergency department, dedicated to doing my best for each patient. I also realized that while I am a part of the medical care system, I am not actually part of a healthcare sy
anoopkumar1 13.04.2016 1 1598

Today I think I just might rant. I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired. And I don’t mean just me. We all know someone that is sick and I’m feeling their pain right now too. I’m pissed off. For several years now, I have been trying to spread a messag
KenJaques 05.03.2016 0 1545

Does any of this sound familiar to you? I’ve been working on a new venture for quite some time, but it’s just never been quite ready to show anyone. I’ve talked about it, I’ve been known to be very passionate about it, but it just wasn’t quite good enoug
KenJaques 25.02.2016 0 770

I recently spoke with a colleague in Guernsey. I was connected to him through a colleague Dr. Lissa Rankin after hearing that he has initiated a project “to make Guernsey the best place to live on earth by 2020”. I have written several blogs, Facebook post
KenJaques 15.02.2016 0 792

I recently watched the movies "Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives" and "Vanishing of the Bees"  .The message that is incredibly clear to me is that, because very (make that VERY) large companies are focused on bottom line and shareholder value, ther
KennyBoy 11.12.2015 0 1146