Initial business plan components and final practice theory components.
|Initial business plan components||Practice theory components |
|Philosophies and principles of IM and evidence-based primary care.||Integrated care (comprehensive and coordinated) inclusive of complementary medicine (CM) interventions.|
| ||Prevention and health promotion services together with treatment and disease management.|
| ||Use of less invasive and natural treatments and interventions.|
| ||Whole person care.|
| ||Healing orientation to support the individual’s innate healing capacity.|
| ||Practitioners exemplify IM principles and commit to self-exploration and self-development.|
|Patient-centered care experienced by patients as a true health partnership.|
Use of a Health Partnership Acknowledgement agreement.
|Patient-centered partnership (practitioner communication style, mutual decision making, empathy, patient trust, adequate visit time, and Health Partnership Acknowledgement form).|
|Services not typically provided in primary care (educational classes/groups, group visits).||Services not typically provided in primary care (educational classes and groups, group visits).|
|A team care model with health coaches.||Integrative team care model with health coaches.|
|Hybrid financing model.||Hybrid financing model.|
|Enhanced access to care.||Enhanced access to care (shorter wait time to appointments, front desk helpfulness).|