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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 4199

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 146410

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 1759

There have been some interesting reactions to a couple of recent articles regarding misinformation and distrust, authored by Professor Timothy Caulfield here (Pseudoscience and Covid-19 ...) and here (now more than ever we must fight misinformation). All
KenJaques 30.04.2020 0 497

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 57775

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 3379

Today is March 17th, 2020. Covid-19 is dominating all of our thoughts or at least almost all. Today I'm choosing to be kind, choosing to try to be an agent of change. I'm hurting. I am a patient in the Healthcare system, diagnosed with rheumatoid arthriti
KenJaques 18.03.2020 0 1956

{Editor: Thanks Andrew for sharing your story so that others can hear} Seventeen years ago, I missed out on an opportunity to learn. A group of us were having our blood pressure taken as part of a routine screening and I was flagged for extra monitoring.
KenJaques 24.03.2020 0 179

The herd is sick. This is a BIG PROBLEM. In a recent post from Dexter Shurney, President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM), he shared the following statistics: 6 in 10 Americans have a chronic disease 4 in 10 Americans have 2 or mor
KenJaques 10 hours ago 0 51

Social media has become a haven for “anti-’s”. “anti” is a preposition that means “opposed to; against”; for example, someone labeled as an anti-vaxxer would be opposed to vaccination. The phrase “anti-vax” has been around for quite some time, and the jarg
KenJaques 15.04.2020 0 182