It is widely known that antioxidants can support the health post-treatment on many levels. Interesting research over the past few years has focused on the molecular mechanisms of key antioxidants to help explain their efficacy. Antioxidants can help neutralize free radicals and reduce damage caused by oxidative stress. The research tells us, however, that some […]
A letter about Wellevate from our CEO, Adam Carr As I am sure you are well aware, the landscape of integrative medicine is changing rapidly, specifically how patients are buying the professional supplements that you recommend to them. Increasingly, patients are going online to purchase their refills from sites like Amazon—and that means you can’t […]
Are online dispensaries as profitable as in-office dispensaries? While the markup of products on an online dispensary is typically less (~35% compared to ~50% in-office), online dispensaries can reduce overhead costs, reduce loss to stale products, and add recurring revenue through improved patient service and selections. For most practitioners, both in-office and online dispensaries play […]
Jaclyn Chasse, ND I’ve always used Wellevate because it’s so easy to make supplement recommendations for my patients, but more recently, I’ve started to leverage this tool to also connect my patients to clean personal care items like skincare, shampoo, feminine hygiene products, and more! I consider removing toxic products a VITAL part of their […]
When our patients purchase vitamins and supplements online, it’s not just the brand, formulation, and dosage that matter. That seller’s storage and shipping methods can be critical to the products our patients take. One of the reasons why I love my practice’s online dispensary with Wellevate is that it offers patients the convenience of online […]
Your patients may use FSA/HSA cards to pay for their copays and labs through your office. They can also use them to pay for supplements purchased through Wellevate, with a little bit of help from you! Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts allow patients to use money deducted from their paycheck pre-tax to pay for […]
Jaclyn Chasse, ND My patient’s protocol for mood support had been going great…until a few months later, when he called me to say he was feeling ‘terrible.’ The patient had done his best to stay on protocol. It was in our follow-up, as he pulled the supplements from his bag, that I noticed what had […]
When practitioners are asked why they sell dietary supplements to patients, the number one response is that they want patients to have access to high-quality products. For patients however, they rank trust in their clinician and convenience above all else1. This discrepancy between practitioner and patient beliefs about the importance of quality may explain why […]
Patient buying behaviors are changing. They’re now shopping for everything online, including their supplement refills. But this means they may end up ordering the wrong products, or the wrong dosages. That’s why there’s Wellevate, your trusted online dispensary from Emerson. Wellevate helps your patients follow your recommended protocol, offers them the buying convenience they expect, […]
By Peter Osborne, DC Are you interested in growing your functional medicine practice this year? If so, there are two key strategies you can focus on to help increase your chances of success. These strategies will help you prioritize, plan, and establish achievable growth goals for 2018—and beyond. Establish your practice’s identity Many functional medicine […]
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