Our Contributors: Dr. Scott Conard

Breathe Strong is pleased to partner with Dr. Conard, MD. Dr. Conard works at the intersection of health-system effectiveness, organizational leadership, and individual wellbeing. In the twenty-six years he has practiced medicine, Dr. Conard has founded, developed, led, and sold five companies, including TienaHealth Medical Clinic, a proactive medical home; TienaHealth Research; Sleep Healers sleep labs; and Proactive Medical Management. During this time, he was also an associate professor at UT Health Science Center in Dallas for twenty-one years and was a principle investigator in sixty-three clinical trials.

Dr. Conard is the author of “The Seven Healers” which our Breathe Strong 7-Step Lung Health Guide is inspired by.

Do you want to live a healthy, fulfilling life? More than likely it’s your desire and your reason for picking up this book. Being healthy is not just a measure of our physical condition. It is also a measure and reflection of our beliefs, values, and habits that shape every area of our life. The Seven Healers are seven specific ingredients that every human being needs in order to survive and thrive in this life. The Seven Healers, in order of their necessity for survival are Air, Water, Sleep, Food, Play, Relationships, and Purpose. Without these elements, you cannot flourish and live a meaningful life.

You can only life a few minutes without air. You can only live a few days without water. After about a week with no sleep, you will go insane. You can only live a couple of months without food. Without play, which is movement and exercise, you will become sick, miserable, and depressed; within a few months to years, this too would result in death. Although you can live a lifetime without loving relationships, your existence will be shortened and absent of fulfillment. Likewise, you can live a lifetime without purpose, but it will be a life that is incomplete and void of meaning.

This book is about finding the root cause of our problem, identifying why we are feeling the way we are feeling and making changes to live an extraordinary life! All of these healers are interrelated, and none can be neglected if you want to live a life that is healthy, joyful and fulfilling!

More about Dr. Scott…

After selling his medical practice, he served as Chief Medical & Strategy Officer of Medical Edge, a 510 provider, 1.3M patient health care system. When this was sold to Texas Health Resources he became the Chief Medical Officer for Holmes & Murphy Insurance Brokerage Firm and then Compass Professional Health Services – a technology enabled transparency, concierge engagement, and population health company.

Currently he works to increase communication and collaboration between employers and medical providers to deliver outstanding medical care to employees with increased levels of quality, safety, and service while reducing overall program costs.

Working to share this vision through his books, programs, and consulting, Dr. Conard is committed to helping create a healthcare system that provides incentives for stakeholders to use technology and to empower people in order to add years to their lives and life to their years.

Dr. Conard has been highly recommended by many of his collaborators over the years. Litty Pappachen, who worked with Dr. Conard at Business Executive, says:

“Scott is a brilliant and passionate physician and business strategist. I am constantly impressed with his quick assessment of various situations and solid plan of action that incorporates both what is in the best interest of his patients and what makes business sense. He is very unique in that he is extremely intelligent and charismatic. He has a way of motivating and uplifting those around him.”

For more information visit www.scottconard.com

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