Integrative Medicine

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'Open Source' Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) Systems

Integrative medicine, as defined by National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), combines mainstream medical therapies and Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapies for which there is some high-quality scientific evidence of safety and effectiveness. NCCAM reported that out-of-pocket costs for CAM by adults in the U.S. in 2009 exceeded $33 billion.

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Broken U.S. Healthcare System Ranks Lowest, Despite Highest Costs

Press Release | Centers for Integrative Medicine and Healing | August 12, 2015

Despite spending dramatically more on healthcare than any other nation, the United States has not produced a high-quality healthcare system. In fact, the U.S. ranks last or next-to-last when assessed for efficiency, quality, access and overall healthcare, according to various reports. Centers for Integrative Medicine and Healing (http://www.cimh.com./) (CIMH), the nation’s leading and most advanced integrative medicine clinic, cites the Commonwealth Fund 2013 report, which states that the U.S. underperforms in several dimensions of healthcare, compared to Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The U.S. ranked 11th in overall healthcare, efficiency, equity and healthy lives. (1)

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Flagship Project on Precision Medicine for Underserved Women Will Advance Learning Health System

Press Release | Open Source Health, Inc., Learning Health Community | March 1, 2016

Marc Wine, a supporter of the LHS - Precision Medicine PCOS Project and participant in Learning Health Community initiatives, who attended the summit hosted by the president said, "One goal is to seek collaboration with underserved communities in genomics, open data and integrative medicine. This will result in engaging individual patients in ways that will move them from dependency on fragmented healthcare to the point where patients can use their own evidence-based genetic information to make the very best health decisions." The Precision Medicine PCOS Project is aimed at developing a protocol for women with PCOS while employing an integrative medicine approach to treatment based on the participant's molecular makeup, clinical data and available scientific knowledge.

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Integrative Medicine for Mental Health (IMMH) Clinician Registry

Integrative Medicine for Mental Health (IMMH) strives to offer the most up-to-date information on integrative medicine in mental health, practical clinical solutions, and now provides 'open access' to a new clinician registry of healthcare professionals supportive of the integrative medicine approach. Integrative medicine for mental health involves a whole body approach utilizing multiple fields of traditional medicine, including medications, psychotherapy, nutritional sciences, dietary interventions, and more. Read More »

Integrative Medicine Leader, Dr. Adam Perlman, Joins Board of Open Source Health

Press Release | Open Source Health | September 16, 2015

Open Source Health Inc., a cloud based integrative and personalized healthcare platform that puts control into the hands of women to educate, advocate and collaborate on their own healthcare is pleased to announce that Dr. Adam Perlman, Executive Director of Duke Integrative Medicine and Associate Professor of Duke University School of Medicine has joined the advisory board of OSH. “Dr. Perlman is a renowned thought-leader and innovator in the field of integrative medicine. His achievements are a testament to the incredible leadership role he plays in the healthcare sector,” says Sonya Satveit, CEO of Open Source Health Inc.

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New Book: 120 Milestones Mark the “Rise of Integrative Health and Medicine"

Press Release | FON Consulting, XYMOGEN | December 7, 2016

A confluence of multiple streams over five decades has empowered the emergence of integrative health and medicine as the coming model for health care’s future. An outline of the field’s rich history is captured for the first time in “The Rise of Integrative Health and Medicine: The Milestones—1963 to Present.” The beautifully illustrated and designed book of over 120 short elements, was published by FON Consulting in partnership with XYMOGEN®, and drawn principally from the work of the field’s leading chronicle, The Integrator Blog News & Reports. The book is available in hard copy or as an e-book on the FON and XYMOGEN websites...

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New open access journal - International Integrative Medicine

Press Release | InTech | August 9, 2012

InTech's rich portfolio of journals has just been expanded by another valuable addition - the new open access journal International Integrative Medicine. Read More »

Open Source Health announces launch of the first Women’s Precision Medicine Platform in Atlanta, USA

Press Release | Open Source Health Inc. | June 9, 2016

Open Source Health Inc....a cloud based precision medicine platform that puts control into the hands of women to educate, advocate and collaborate on their own healthcare is pleased to announce the launch of the myAva Precision Medicine Platform with it’s first cohort of women in Atlanta, GA. “After 2 years of development we are finally set to deliver precision medicine to women with PCOS” says Sonya Satveit, CEO of Open Source Health Inc. “By providing an in-depth molecular insight of each woman, myAva will help achieve a new understanding of PCOS and has the potential to provide precision treatment programs customized to each woman’s unique molecular makeup.”

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Open Source Health gains access to over 300,000 Medical Providers in the United States

Press Release | Open Source Health, The DocGraph Journal | January 12, 2015

Open Source Health Inc. (OSH), a cloud based integrative healthcare platform that puts control into the hands of women to educate, advocate and collaborate on their own healthcare is pleased to announce its partnership with The DocGraph Journal DocGraphan open source big data project that has identified all medical providers in the USA.

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Open Source Health launches the myAVA healthcare platform for Personalized and Integrated Health

Press Release | Open Source Health | November 10, 2015

Open Source Health Inc...is pleased to announce the launch and demo of the myAVA Healthcare platform for personalized and integrative medicine. “The myAVA platform will play a critical role in the management of the PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) patients we are onboarding with our partner clinic, Medici Medical in Atlanta, Georgia,” says Sonya Satveit CEO and Founder of Open Source Health Inc. “There is no doubt that a personalized and integrative approach is required and we are leading with the application of a scalable, cloud based platform to support this revolution.”

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Patients Join Advisory Board of Revolutionary Precision Medicine Study of PCOS Disease and Women's Health

Press Release | Open Source Health | July 14, 2016

Open Source Health Inc., a cloud based precision medicine platform that puts control into the hands of women to educate, advocate and collaborate on their own healthcare is pleased to announce the appointment of a 10 person Precision Medicine Patient Advisory Board. “Involving patients in the design of every aspect of their Precision Medicine care is revolutionary,” says Sonya Satveit, CEO of Open Source Health Inc., “Women with PCOS have been underserved in healthcare for a long time, and now for the first time, we have brought them to the forefront of innovation to trail blaze a new path to optimal health. Precision Medicine is the next paradigm shift in healthcare and it’s exciting to have an amazing group of women involved as we create a new standard of care.”

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This Is Your Brain On Gluten

James Hamblin | The Atlantic | December 20, 2013

The idea that gluten and carbohydrates are at the root of Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, depression, and ADHD has now reached millions of people. It is the basis of a number-one bestseller written by a respected physician. What is it worth? Read More »

Upcoming Conference on Integrative Medicine & Health Information Technology

On October 29-31, 2013, the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine will host the inaugural "International Congress for Clinicians in Complementary and Integrative Medicine" in Chicago, Illinois. Areas of focus include a health futurist perspective on the evolving role of integrative medicine in the evolving healthcare environment; and the use of computers and technology in Integrative Medicine. Read More »

International Congress for Clinicians in Complementary and Integrative Medicine

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 29, 2013 (All day) - October 31, 2013 (All day)
Location: 
Chicago, IL
United States

On October 29-31, 2013, the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine will convene the inaugural International Congress for Clinicians in Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. Read More »