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6/29/2020—In this week's "Quick COVID-19 Primary Care Survey," more than 40% of primary care physicians say they are unprepared for the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic that is predicted to come this autumn and 34% reported not being ready for the upcoming flu season. The physicians have also reported nearly 82% of patients have heightened mental and/or emotional distress. Finally, clinicians have also reported 9% have had patients who died from lack of access to appropriate care during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information on this survey or past results, click here

 
6/10/2020—Institute Visiting Visionary, Rebecca Etz, PhD, co-authors a reflection paper What 1966 Can Teach Us About the Future of Primary Care: The Case for Communities of Solution. The reflection takes a detailed look at the 1966 report by the National Commission on Community Health Services titled Health Is a Community Affair.  For more information or to read the full report, click here.

 
5/1/2020—Cochrane Complementary Medicine Field publishes its first quarterly newsletter, which includes a review of integrative medicine approaches to COVID-19. To read more, click here.

 
4/23/2020—For some time, the government has been talking about "flattening the curve” of the pandemic. But in this featured editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine, Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D, Ph.D. discusses how we should be working toward crushing the curve instead of just flattening it.

 
4/5/2020—Institute Scholar Claudia Witt, MD, MBA Co-Authors Overview of CAM for the Treatment of COVID-19.

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Reflections From Our Founder

At the Institute for Integrative Health, we have always been dedicated to envisioning a world that values wellness, that treats people with dignity and listens, that recognizes healthcare is not just about medicine, but also the interconnected web of everything in our lives, our communities, our planet. Now, at this moment where evolution meets revolution, our work is adjusting and growing. . . we choose to lean in. Read More


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What is the State of Primary Care During COVID-19?

The Institute’s Visiting Visionary, Dr. Rebecca Etz, of the Larry A. Green Center, is conducting a weekly nationwide clinician survey to better understand the response and capacity of US primary care practices to COVID-19.


 

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Strategies for Healthy Living

In these challenging times of a global pandemic, many of us are concerned about our health and what we can do to help maintain or improve our overall health and resilience. As part of our mission to empower individuals and promote health, our Institute team offers suggestions for tools and strategies that can be incorporated into everyday living. Learn More


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Bold Ideas & Inspiring Stories

The Institute's commitment to helping people live healthier lives begins with bold thinking from some of the best and the brightest minds in integrative health and continues into action. Now more than ever, it is also important to highlight bright spots from around the world that showcase our collective resilience and ability to think of creative solutions. Learn More


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