Coronavirus Will Collapse — and Transform — Our Health Care System

Coronavirus Will Collapse -- and Transform -- our Health Care System. There's a wonderful blog I'm hooked on called "Postcards From the Fringe."   It's written by a man named Tom Dyson who got divorced from his wife, disconnected from his kids, and went into severe depression.  When his ex-wife decides to [...]

Tenet 7: Health 3.0 is Medicine in Evolution

Tenet 7: Health 3.0 is medicine in evolution. Photo by Ashes Sitoula / Unsplash Health care evolves. We can see this happen from the outside — and on the inside. From the outside, medicine has been evolving since we humans started existing. Traditional Chinese medicine, the Siddha and Ayurveda medicine of India, the [...]

By |2019-03-07T09:25:19-06:00February 17th, 2019|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Medicine on Call

Medicine on Call. I had taken a hiatus at the beginning of the year.  It's given me a chance to get more engaged in our parents' health, reflect on where I want my own practice to go, and plant some seeds together with some really special people who are committed to [...]

Enough

Enough. "You just felt this huge mass in your belly now?” That’s what I asked my father about six months ago. He called that morning to tell me he was feeling something hard in his belly, and it looked “asymmetric.” I drove over to my parents’ house and examined my dad’s abdomen. [...]

By |2017-12-12T14:24:23-06:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Intention|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

Tenet 4: Health 3.0 Balances Part and Whole

Tenet 4: Health 3.0 Balances Part and Whole. All things are parts of a whole. We find this understanding everywhere from the perennial philosophy of the world’s religious traditions, and the secular Stoicism of Marcus Aurelius, to the transpersonal teachings of Ken Wilber. In the world of biology, for example, atoms are [...]

By |2017-07-17T20:10:49-05:00December 11th, 2016|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , , , |5 Comments

Tenet 3: Health 3.0 is about Both Exteriors AND Interiors

Tenet 3: Health 3.0 is about Both Exteriors AND Interiors. It’s the holiday season. And the Thanksgiving holiday is upon us. What is Thanksgiving to you? You might respond by describing the home where you and your family get together every year. The turkey and many sides you consume. The charitable work [...]

By |2017-07-17T19:18:24-05:00November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

Health 3.0: Where Medicine Needs to Go

Health 3.0: Where Medicine Needs to Go. The rip-off Have you or any of your loved ones experienced our health care system lately? If so, how was that experience for you? Were you pleased with your care? Were you able to access the system easily? Did it treat you with dignity, [...]

By |2017-07-24T07:00:05-05:00July 28th, 2016|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , |6 Comments