It’s been said many times: Follow the money … and I believe it also applies to our healthcare system. Let me explain why 100,000 full-time and well-trained health coaches in the US will fix the US healthcare system, save $ BILLIONS in healthcare costs, why it’s not a dream but a necessity and a reality… Continue reading Improve Health Outcomes. Fix Healthcare. Save Billions. Create 100,000 Jobs – A No-Brainer Strategy!
“In a few decades, we’ll look back and realize how one new habit transformed healthcare”. Johannes R. Fisslinger MA, LPHCS, HWC, Founder Lifestyle Prescriptions® University In 2011, I woke up one morning in a dream-like state and thought to myself: “Why is nobody writing Lifestyle Prescriptions®“? Even though I’ve been training healthcare providers in… Continue reading Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine | Lifestyle Prescriptions®
90% of the national US $3.8 trillion in annual health care spending is for people with chronic and mental health conditions. 6 in 10 adults in the US have a chronic disease; 4 in 10 have two or more. Chronic diseases have significant health and economic costs. Preventing chronic diseases, or managing symptoms when prevention is not possible, can reduce these costs.
I know you can imagine how difficult it is to start a new university. Well, it’s actually a lot worse … When I talked to Arizona government officials about 5 years ago, they were in shock when I told them we want to start a new health/medicine university. “Nobody has done that successfully for decades!” Our team was determined to move forward because we firmly believed that there is a huge need for higher education in one of the fastest-growing and most needed healthcare modalities. Chronic disease is out of hand with 60+% of adults suffering from pain, obesity, diabetes, anxiety, depression, addiction, and heart disease …
Join our FIRST LIVE PODCAST on TWITTER SPACES Wednesday, June 21 @ 10 am EST | 15 UK with ✅ Beth Frates, MD, an award-winning teacher at Harvard Medical School, President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and a pioneer in lifestyle medicine. Follow us on TWITTER @ https://twitter.com/lifestylemed1Twitter Spaces Direct Link: https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1yNGaNBmqXnJj I… Continue reading Lifestyle Medicine Works Podcast LIVE with Beth Frates MD, President ACLM (on Twitter Spaces)
Healthcare systems globally have a variety of challenges they need to resolve to provide their citizens services they deserve. For example, the United States (USA) spends $4.3 trillion or $12,914 per person for healthcare which comes down to an unbelievable 19.7% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP). ¹ Unfortunately, despite outspending the rest of the… Continue reading Africa 2023 Healthcare: Improving health outcomes by creating 10,000+ Health Coach jobs
It’s happening … Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine and Lifestyle Prescriptions® are finding their way into doctors’ offices ( … even if they are as basic as prescribing a “walk in nature”). Just recently doctors in Shetland (Scotland) have been authorized to prescribe nature to their patients. It’s the first program in the United Kingdom (or worldwide for that… Continue reading Scottish Doctors authorized to prescribe nature to patients
While many of us actively investigate stress management every day for ourselves as well as our patients, have we ever understood the deeper state of why we all have so much stress? Why have we created a belief system that whatever it is we are stressed about is by far the most important thing going… Continue reading The Science of Stress and the Art of Relaxation
Gratitude is one of the most powerful emotions and states of mind. Research has shown that the habit of practicing gratitude will reduce anxiety, depression, stress and increase happiness, sleep, relationships and health. And what’s really amazing is that everyone can practice gratitude (it’s free) and it does not take much time. “Do not dream… Continue reading 3 Gratitude Exercises Guaranteed To Make You Feel Happy [Today’s Lifestyle Prescription®]
Medicine is defined by Miriam-Webster’s Dictionary as “a substance or preparation used to treat disease” and “something that affcts wellbeing.” Traditional medicines generally are used to mitigate symptoms and may support the body’s efforts to heal short term, but they don’t actually improve or resolve disease processes. However, after decades of research, it is now… Continue reading The Science is clear: Lifestyle is Medicine (and here’s how you can leverage it for successful outcomes)