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Description: The questions facing mainstream health care organizations are challenging.How can health systems best approach integrative medicine? Which services should they offer? How do they credential complementary providers? How can they maximize staffing in an integrative program? What results have other organizations seen? Part I. The insight of more than 100 experts: Integrating Complementary Medicine Into Health Systems is a comprehensive and in-depth guide to the integration of complementary medicine. It provides the expertise of more than 100 of the nation s top professionals in integrative medicine including administrators, actuaries, consultants, and clinicians. They share their professional experience in strategic planning and development and their administrative savvy in successfully integrations. Part II. The insider s perspective of model programs: Including the University of Arizona; Ornish Programs; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Griffin Hospital, Connecticut; North Hawaii Community Hospital; Riverside Health System, Virginia; Akron General Health and Wellness Center; American WholeHealth Networks; Landmark Healthcare; East-West Health Centers, Colorado; Institute of Health and Healing, California; Texas Back Institute; and numerous others. Part III. The five most frequently used therapies: This book provides cogent overviews of the complementary therapies most requested by patients-acupuncture, chiropractic, massage, clinical nutrition, and herbal therapy. You will find easy access to information on utilization, clinical trials, cost-effectiveness, efficacy, professional organizations, training and licensure, bibliographies, journals, Internet resources, and more. Doody Review Services Reviewer:Martha J. Greenberg, PhD, RN(Pace University)Description:This seminal reference provides up-to-date information on the latest model programs, reimbursement and funding practices, and resource management on complementary and alternative medicine (CA...