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Spoiler Alert: The answer is a resounding “yes”, but first some disclaimers and a story. Disclaimers Disclaimer 1. I have no idea what the real facts to this story are, and what will ultimately be shared with the public. But neither does anyone else, and
KenJaques 07.02.2020 0 924

There is a war taking place. The target is Integrative Medicine, and the losers are the patients of the healthcare system as well as the healthcare system itself. The Winners are those that are making (bucketloads of) money off of the patients that find th
KenJaques 06.12.2019 0 3632

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 2007

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 1803

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 148597

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 60738

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 4282

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 1839

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 2170

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 0 954