Understanding the Business of Medicine

Sponsored by Emerson Ecologics

By Natural Medicine Journal

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Healthcare professionals focus so much of their attention on being the best they can be, but sometimes that just isn’t enough to create a thriving medical practice. In this interview with 3 experts, listeners will learn about enhancing patient retention and optimizing clinic operations. Jaclyn Chasse, ND, Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs with Emerson Ecologics, will also discuss the upcoming IGNITE Conference to be held in San Diego, California, November 13-15, 2015. 
Approximate listening time: 17 minutes

About the Experts

Jaclyn Chasse, ND, is a medical educator at Emerson Ecologics and a practicing naturopathic physician in New Hampshire. She also holds an adjunct faculty position at Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington. Chasse is a graduate of Bastyr University and has an undergraduate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology. As a medical student, she cofounded the Naturopathic Medical Student Association, the only affiliate organization of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) representing medical students. She currently serves as the president of the New Hampshire Association of Naturopathic Doctors and has been an active member in the AANP since 2003.
Daniel Kalish, DC, developed his own model of functional medicine founded on 20 years of successful clinical results and has certified over 700 practitioners worldwide in “The Kalish Method." He has collaborated with renowned psychiatrist R.D. Lang to use drug-free treatments for schizophrenics. Kalish is the author of 2 books, The Kalish Method: Healing the Body Mapping the Mind and Your Guide to Healthy Hormones. He is a frequently requested speaker for health summits across the United States.
Leandra Fishman has more than 20 years of experience in executive-level sales and marketing and a history of building high-performance teams for Fortune 500 companies and early stage start-ups. In her consulting business, she specializes in seeking developing companies and growing existing businesses for her clients. As the creator of the “Practitioner Playbook,” Fishman delivers a basic foundation for business infrastructure that any practitioner can implement by overhauling patient processing and systems, and doubling patient enrollment while increasing profits.

About the Sponsor

For more than 30 years, Emerson Ecologics has provided practitioners a convenient way to select and purchase from over 275 brands of professional-quality nutritional supplements, vitamins, prescription medications, and natural health products. Emerson provides peace of mind to practitioners and patients; we strive to maintain that trust every day. Devoted to supporting our industry’s focus on safety and quality, we developed the Emerson Quality ProgramSM to provide quality assurance about the brands you use or recommend. Our determination for quality and efforts to benchmark industry quality standards earned Emerson Ecologics the distinction of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians 2011 Corporation of the Year. Rely on Emerson Ecologics as your one-stop source for products you can trust, the resources you need, and the services you deserve for optimal patient health solutions.

About the Author

Natural Medicine Journal is an electronic peer-reviewed journal and open access website dedicated to the field of integrative medicine.