For Immediate Release
June 21, 2017
Federal Way, WA—The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) is excited to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website (IFM.org), which will serve to better meet the needs of practitioners, patients, and visitors. IFM has elevated the most important information about how Functional Medicine is changing health care while expanding opportunities for clinicians to get involved and easily navigate through their Functional Medicine education.
Many of the new features on IFM’s website have been enhanced to be more accessible and user friendly. The most significant adaptation is the ability to access IFM.org on the go through the new mobile-friendly design. The new design better reflects IFM as the global leader and catalyst of the Functional Medicine Movement.
IFM’s Find A Practitioner database receives more than 90,000 patient visits every month, totaling more than one million annually. To continue to drive the widespread adoption of Functional Medicine as the standard of care, IFM has enhanced the Find A Practitioner database for patients to easily search for Functional Medicine practitioners who are a best fit for their healthcare needs. With the improved database, patients can search for practitioners based on location, degree, specialty, condition, and more.
Laurie Hofmann, IFM’s chief executive officer, states, “IFM is pleased to launch a new website designed to meet the needs of an expanded set of users, including patients, practitioners, academic and professional programs, researchers, payers, health systems, and more. Representing the culmination of more than a year of work, IFM?s website redesign helps to fulfill one of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan objectives by expanding access to Functional Medicine globally.”
Andie Crosby, IFM’s director of partner experience and engagement, states, “IFM’s new website and learning management system places the needs of clinicians front and center. With expanded online learning opportunities from foundational to advanced levels, IFM will be able to radically expand access to our curriculum globally.”
IFM’s account holders can log into their account and experience Functional Medicine in the refined, user-friendly, and accessible website. IFM encourages its practitioners, patients, and visitors to access IFM.org on any platform to learn more.
About The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM)
IFM is the global leader in Functional Medicine. The mission of IFM is to serve the highest expression of individual health through the widespread adoption of Functional Medicine as the standard of care.
Functional Medicine is a personalized, systems-oriented model that empowers patients and practitioners to achieve the highest expression of health by working in collaboration to address the underlying causes of disease. The primary drivers of the chronic disease epidemic are the daily interactions among an individual?s genetics, environment, and lifestyle choices. Functional Medicine addresses these underlying causes of disease and equips healthcare practitioners to help their patients manage this complex, interconnected web.