After having owned practices in Oregon, Canada, Peru, Brazil and Spain, Dr. Kris Sasaki was struck with the reality that health care systems all over the world are becoming more impersonal and cumbersome. As a clinician, connecting with other therapists or doctors was complicated and time consuming for true collaboration, the stress on patients to get to multiple clinics, deal with paperwork and schedule around their busy lives was a barrier too large to overcome. With that in mind, Vida Integrated Health was formed. In 2013 the first step was to transition a generic but busy chiropractic and physical rehabilitation clinic into a new type of patient-focused integrated wellness center. A true integrated health center, not just multiple practitioners under the same roof, but a place where physical therapists, chiropractors, massage therapists, acupuncturists, naturopaths and the medical providers are all communicating and working together towards a common goal; the patient’s.