16 episodes

In How Healing Works, practicing family physician, integrative health and whole person care expert, researcher, and author, Dr. Wayne Jonas, will connect with experts and innovators in the field of whole person care to educate, encourage and inspire other clinicians on a better approach to healing by improving their patients’ quality of life. Listen in to learn more about topics like whole health, spirituality, placebo effect, integrative therapies for cancer care, chronic disease, and pain management, and how we can change the health care system with evidence-based practices.

Connect with me on:
Twitter: @DrWayneJonas
Facebook: Dr. Wayne Jonas
Instagram: @drwaynejonas
LinkedIn: Dr. Wayne JonasLinkedIn: Alyssa McManamon

Visit Healing Works Foundation www.healingworksfoundation.org for more information. 

Disclaimer: All information and stories stated are for information purposes only. The information is not specific medical advice for any individual. The content provided on this podcast, on Dr. Jonas’ social media channels and in his videos should not substitute medical advice from a health professional.

How Healing Works with Dr. Wayne Jonas Dr. Wayne Jonas

    • Health & Fitness
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In How Healing Works, practicing family physician, integrative health and whole person care expert, researcher, and author, Dr. Wayne Jonas, will connect with experts and innovators in the field of whole person care to educate, encourage and inspire other clinicians on a better approach to healing by improving their patients’ quality of life. Listen in to learn more about topics like whole health, spirituality, placebo effect, integrative therapies for cancer care, chronic disease, and pain management, and how we can change the health care system with evidence-based practices.

Connect with me on:
Twitter: @DrWayneJonas
Facebook: Dr. Wayne Jonas
Instagram: @drwaynejonas
LinkedIn: Dr. Wayne JonasLinkedIn: Alyssa McManamon

Visit Healing Works Foundation www.healingworksfoundation.org for more information. 

Disclaimer: All information and stories stated are for information purposes only. The information is not specific medical advice for any individual. The content provided on this podcast, on Dr. Jonas’ social media channels and in his videos should not substitute medical advice from a health professional.

    When should I start whole person cancer care?

    When should I start whole person cancer care?

    Send us a Text Message.SummaryIn this episode, Dr. Wayne Jonas and Dr. Alyssa McManamon discuss when and how to deliver whole person cancer care. They highlight the importance of integrating whole person care into different phases of the cancer journey, including diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and end-of-life care. The conversation emphasizes the need for early engagement and communication with patients, as well as the impact of whole person care on patient outcomes and quality of life. ...

    • 24 min
    How can clinicians provide guidance about medical cannabis to patients with cancer?

    How can clinicians provide guidance about medical cannabis to patients with cancer?

    Send us a Text Message.SummaryThis conversation explores the topic of cannabis and cancer, focusing on its potential benefits and risks in managing cancer treatment side effects and improving patient quality of life. The guest, Greg Garber, is the director of Oncology Support Services at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and part of a program that educates patients on the therapeutic claims of cannabis. TakeawaysCannabis has shifted from being perceived as a gateway drug to being recogniz...

    • 51 min
    IQVIA Survey Implications

    IQVIA Survey Implications

    Send us a Text Message.SummaryIn this episode, Dr. Alyssa McManamon and Dr. Wayne Jonas discuss the results of a yearly IQVIA survey on attitudes and access to integrative approaches for whole person cancer care. The survey shows an increase in positive patient attitudes and usage of integrative oncology. However, there is still a gap between what patients want and what health systems offer. Patients are using complementary therapies to improve their survival odds and manage side effects. The...

    • 21 min
    What does whole person cancer care look like?

    What does whole person cancer care look like?

    Send us a Text Message.SummaryIn this episode, Dr. Alyssa McManamon and Dr. Wayne Jonas discuss the concept of whole person care in oncology. They explore how whole person care encompasses lifestyle, behavior, and wellness practices that can complement conventional cancer treatment. The conversation highlights the importance of addressing the physical, mental, spiritual, and social aspects of a patient's life to improve overall well being. The HOPE Note Toolkit, which includes the Personal He...

    • 30 min
    Welcome to “How Healing Works” Season 2: Healing and Cancer

    Welcome to “How Healing Works” Season 2: Healing and Cancer

    Send us a Text Message.SummaryWelcome to Season 2 of How Healing Works focused on healing and cancer. We are so excited to introduce you to Dr. Alyssa McManamon, who will co-host this season with Dr. Wayne Jonas. For the past year, Dr. McManamon and Dr. Jonas have worked together to write their latest book, "Healing and Cancer," as a way to share their experience and knowledge of how to deliver whole person cancer care. In season 1 you got to know Dr. Jonas as family physician, researcher and...

    • 31 min
    Season 2: Healing and Cancer Trailer

    Season 2: Healing and Cancer Trailer

    Send us a Text Message.In this podcast, Dr. Wayne Jonas and Dr. Alyssa McManamon discuss whole person care in the context of cancer. They introduce themselves and their backgrounds, highlighting their experience in oncology and primary care. They emphasize the importance of understanding what truly matters to the patient in order to improve health outcomes. The hosts also mention their collaboration on a book called "Healing and Cancer," which focuses on whole person care in cancer treatment....

    • 3 min

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