Tenet 6: Health 3.0 promotes the antifragile — an introduction to antifragility

Tenet 6: Health 3.0 promotes the antifragile — an introduction to antifragility. Two years ago I hid away in every crevice of a Princess Cruises ship to Alaska doing something that would make life never be the same again. No, it wasn’t illegal or scandalous. I was rereading Nassim Taleb’s latest book Antifragile: Things

By |2017-09-04T10:13:49-05:00June 4th, 2017|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Tenet 5: Health 3.0 is conscious medicine

Tenet 5: Health 3.0 is conscious medicine. In many circles capitalism has taken a beating. The ideological war in America over the fate of its health care system is largely about whether capitalism works in health care. This piece won’t be a detailed reckoning on capitalism. But John Mackey, cofounder of Whole

By |2017-09-04T10:14:43-05:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , |0 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 |2017-09-04T10:15:12-05:00December 11th, 2016|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Tenet 3: Health 3.0 upholds both exteriors AND interiors

Tenet 3: Health 3.0 upholds 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 you

By |2017-09-04T10:15:46-05:00November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Tenet 2 (Continued): The personal and non-personal in practice in Health 3.0

Tenet 2 (Continued): The personal and non-personal in practice in Health 3.0. I have written briefly in a different post about one of the attending physicians of the neurocritical ICU who looked after my mother when she was a patient there. I’d like to elaborate more on that story here. My mother

By |2018-09-23T07:42:52-05:00September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tenet 2: Health 3.0 is both personal and non-personal

Tenet 2: Health 3.0 is both personal and non-personal. In my last post I introduced the first tenet of Health 3.0: uniqueness. Let’s continue with the next tenet: the importance of both the personal and non-personal in Health 3.0. This may be the hardest tenet for me to explain, but here goes…

By |2017-09-04T10:17:10-05:00September 18th, 2016|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Tenet 1: Health 3.0 embraces uniqueness

Tenet 1: Health 3.0 embraces uniqueness. Uniqueness, not separateness. Separate and unique aren’t the same thing. By separate I mean independent but disconnected. Unique means independent AND connected. Health 1.0 is the practice of medicine that’s independent and separated from a unified health care system. Health 2.0 looks to bring all the

By |2017-09-04T10:17:46-05:00September 18th, 2016|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , |0 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 |2018-09-22T14:48:08-05:00July 28th, 2016|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments