5 Things Your Practice is Missing for Better Profitability (And What To Do About It)

Professionals and Experts are Bad at Business Processes: Lawyers, Doctors, Accountants are just not trained to run businesses as entrepreneurs. Why? Because training in these professions is focused on skills and expertise, as it should be, but very little economics is taught, very little management is learned and once you start practicing, a busy practice […]

American Medical Association Encourages Frequent Web-Based Patient Support for Successful Weight Loss

Are you touching your patients often enough? People who lose weight and want to keep it off benefit from frequent personal contact and interventions, researchers recently reported at the American Heart Association’s Conference on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism.  Results of the study are also published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. In a test of 3 […]

BodySite Doctor Testimonials – What’s So Great About the BodySite Wellness Care Portal for Patients and Providers

In a series of weekly interviews, we’ll be exploring how doctors in all types of medical practices, from primary care to weight loss to recovery, are using technology to communicate, educate and support patients better than ever before possible. Here’s the first interview in the series with Dr. Gregory Zengo in Atlanta, Georgia. A BodySite […]

Better Patient and Practice Marketing Needs to Be Engaging to Be Effective and to Attract More Patients

After working with doctors, wellness and weight loss practitioners for the past 15 years, I’ve learned that most medical professionals are terrible at marketing to new and existing patients. And I’m qualified to say this because I practiced law for quite some time and now realize that only lawyers are worse at marketing than doctors. […]

New Obesity Guidelines – A Gift or a Burden for Wellness, Weight Loss, Integrative and Preventive Medicine Providers

The new obesity guidelines aren’t complicated, but they’re really important, for every practitioner (medical doctors, osteopaths, chiroractors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners), in every discipline of medicine: family practice, OB/GYN, weight loss, holistic, integegrative, functional, anti-aging and endocrinology, cardiology, bariatric or diabetes management, to name just a few. So, in a recent webinar, we unpacked the new Obesity […]

Man Loses 37 Pounds and Lowers Cholesterol Eating at McDonalds for 90 Days – A Lesson for Healthcare Providers

Have you heard about the Iowa teacher who lost 37 pounds in 90 days by eating only food from McDonalds?  It’s hard to believe but it’s instructive as to why your patients often fail to lose weight or keep it off. Here’s a quick run down: An Iowa science teacher, John Cisca, ate everything at […]

Obesity Society, American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association Issue New Overweight and Obesity Treatment Guidelines

In a perfect storm at the Obesity Week in Atlanta, Georgia today, The Obesity Society, American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association issued new overweight and obesity treatment guidelines. The quick summary: weight loss plans that include three key components – a moderately reduced calorie diet, a program of increased physical activity and the use of […]

Modern Medicine: Using the Internet and SmartPhone Technology to Upgrade Your Wellness Practice for Better Medical Care

Is your medical, wellness, anti-agining or weight loss practice leveraging internet and smart phone technology to provide the highest level of care to your patents? Although most patients want advice from their doctors about weight loss and wellness (and are 5 times more likely to follow that advice when it comes from their doctors), only […]