James Maskell: A “how to” guide on reversing chronic diseases, at scale, in a Population (HHL #3)

In this episode we have James Maskell, aka the “Rogue Health Economist” as a guest giving us the blueprint and execution plan how to reverse chronic disease in a population at scale.

 Conversation Highlights with James Maskell

(00:00) Matt introduction
(01:23) Introduction James Maskell
(02:13) From where James draws his energy, purpose and passion from (03:00) James’s time as a investment banker and health economics
(04:00) James’s moment of clarity to solve bigger problems
(05:00) Witnessing the reverse of chronic illness in a clinic the US (n=1) (06:30) Setting up his first operation for clinic management
(07:00) At the right time, in the right place, with the right info…
(07:40) Solving the high cost of chronic disease
(07:55) Transforming the healthcare sector as a huge challenge
(08:20) The benefit of reversing chronic disease for society
(08:50) How the chronic illness cost tsunami will break state banks
(10:20) Affordable health economics spread over the generations
(11:05) The impending chronic illness healthcare cost tsunami and covid19 (12:40) The change of life expectancy in western developed countries
(13:40) Focus on the solution to solve the problem: the 3 pillars
(14:07) Functional medicine vs. Western allopathic medicine
(15:02) Focus on the goal: health without chronic disease as the outcome (16:40) Realigning the healthcare sector to health through functional medicine
(17:50) How to create population level impact to reverse chronic disease (19:03) Group dynamics as a breakthrough concept to more health
(20:22) Research Project on Functional Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio
(20:40) Dr. Mark Hyman at the 4th Functional Forum with James Maskell (21:00) The Cleveland Clinic Breakthrough via Dr. Mark Hyman’s work
(23:00) The 3 pillars through which functional medicine delivers impact (24:00) The value of community amongst peers in medicine
(25:00) The origin story of the Functional Forum accelerated through YouTube
(26:50) IFM starting to support the Functional Forum
(27:09) The 6th Episode of the Functional Forum for IFM
(29:05) Facilitating a global roll out of the Functional Forum for the future (31:00) The story behind the “Big Bold Health” Podcast with Jeffrey Bland (33:03) Dr. Blands current brightest ideas: Immune Resilience & Covid19 (34:40) A new crop that is going to help regenerate the soil around the globe (35:50) James’s Experience with the Mankind Project
(38:10) Community as a pathway to transform as a man on a deeper level (38:45) Male mental health and the Mankind Project
(40:00) The online education model for functional medicine
(41:50) The challenges of the Functional Medicine Community in Germany (42:53) “Evolution of Medicine” Book by James Maskell
(43:15) “The Virtual Practice Pivot” Program from Evolution of Medicine (43:40) The Practice Accelerator Program from Evolution of Medicine
(44:20) Building the systems of high level care delivery with Robin Berzin (45:59) Why functional medicine specialists need to niche down on one topic (47:46) The ripple effect of reversing chronic disease and its deep benefit for society

Show Resources about James Maskell

The Evolution of Medicine by James Maskell
The Community Cure by James Maskell

Thank you so much for tuning in, it really means the world to James and me. Reversing and addressing chronic disease treatment is a really important topic for our society.

If you’d like to talk with me about his topic feel free to reach out HERE.

Talk soon,
Matt Dippl

About the Author

Matt is a digital athlete, fxmed early adopter, and expert biohacker from Munich, Germany. During a period of suboptimal health, Matt discovered the disruptive medical paradigm of functional medicine. As a result of its application, he got back to optimal health and made it his mission to use digital growth hacking skills to bring effective lifestyle health interventions to the mainstream.