Tag: Medicine

Holistic Healthcare versus Traditional Western Medicine

Holistic Healthcare versus Traditional Western Medicine

The Western medicine community recently asked the question: Will Alternative Healthcare, a.k.a. Holistic, Metaphysical, Energy or Mind, Body, Spirit healing and Western Medicine (WM) merge? This question implies there is reason to wonder and/or we need to consider the benefits a merger might create. The…

Improving Healthcare Delivery by Setting Up an Integrative Family Medicine Practice

Improving Healthcare Delivery by Setting Up an Integrative Family Medicine Practice

There are several definitions of the Integrative Medicine model which include: a) A healthcare model that combines treatments from Conventional healthcare and Alternative / Traditional Medicine for which there is some high-quality evidence of safety and effectiveness b) Focuses on person-centred (holistic care) and uses…