East west behavioral medicine service integration

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East west behavioral medicine service integration

  1. 1. east and west behavioral medicine service integration | core clinic medical section andrew schechterman phd director of design planning | mcpn healthcare system | march 2005 East West Behavioral Medicine Service Integration A patient A patient's physicians Oneself Just a little bit . . . everyday
  2. 2. east and west behavioral medicine service integration | core clinic medical section andrew schechterman phd director of design planning | mcpn healthcare system | march 2005 Eastern Thought Western Thought An ethic vs. a faith vs. a dogma Internal context of hypothesis-testing Not for those low tolerance of ambiguity Patient goals, provider goals, human goals: If you meet the Buddha, kill him. From scattered mind to concentrated mind From concentrated mind to the one-mind Let go of self-centeredness Realize wisdom (integrate knowledge), realize internal peace, realize happiness
  3. 3. east and west behavioral medicine service integration | core clinic medical section andrew schechterman phd director of design planning | mcpn healthcare system | march 2005 Primarily social cultural psychological content Goal to relieve suffering Not an act of taking away or distancing patient from their suffering Help ourselves, patients, participants, see cause, origin of suffering Inevitable existence of own suffering Inevitable existence of universal suffering Do not meditate, be!

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