Archive for October, 2017

Op-Ed: Solving the opioid crisis with an integrative approach

“President Trump officially made opioid addiction a public health emergency last week. While some of the solutions he outlined will be helpful, his focus on restricting access to legitimately and appropriately prescribed opioids is the wrong approach. Many people call the current crisis an opioid epidemic. But what we really have is a chronic pain […]

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Archive for October, 2017

Ask Dr. Jonas: A New Prescription for Medical Education

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How would you describe your own medical education? I studied medicine in the late ’70s to the early ’80s and received the typical American mainstream medical education of the time. Knowledge was handed down from the most senior practitioners and department chairs through a strict hierarchy: senior faculty, junior faculty, fellows, residents and then medical […]

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Archive for October, 2017

Wellcoaches Training: Healing Tool Series

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Wellcoaches trains health coaches that can help providers offer preventive and wellness care to help patients achieve their health goals. “Healing Tools” summaries are a collection of evidence-based resources to help providers and patients use integrative health approaches to improve health and well-being. This tool is for: Providers Patients This tool was created by: Wellcoaches […]

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Archive for October, 2017

Mind-Body Skills Training for Providers: Healing Tool Series

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Mind-Body Skills Training for Resilience, Effectiveness, and Mindfulness (STREAM) Program  is an online education program to help providers increase resiliency in the face of stress and prevent burnout “Healing Tools” summaries are a collection of evidence-based resources to help providers and patients use integrative health approaches to improve health and well-being. This tool is for: […]

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