IHPC grant from Emerson Ecologics will support creation of an important reference booklet on the cost-effectiveness of integrative health services, in data and in patient stories. Read more...
IHPC is proud to present:
The key guide to the cost benefits of integrative care.
For healthcare service planners, centers for integrative medicine clinics, policy developers,
and Patient Centered Medical Homes.
TEDMED Great Challenges: Measuring the Value of Patient-Centered Care
Alyssa Wostrel, Executive Director of the Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium (IHPC), recently participated in a TEDMED Great Challenges event. The discussion largely focused on how to move toward patient-centered care and how to measure its effectiveness.
Throughout the talk, Wostrel emphasized the importance of legislation that “empowers patients to be informed and educated about their health care options and provides access to the health care of their choice.” She also highlighted Section 2706 (Non-Discrimination provision of the Affordable Care Act) as a way to help implement patient-centered care on a legislative and policy level.
A Call To Action On Integrative Health Care
On September 29, 2014, over 125 leaders and advocates for CAM and integrative health care met at the Georgetown University Conference Center to attend an invitational policy event titled "A Call to Action on Integrative Health and Medicine Policy, Advancing the Legacy of U.S. Senator Tom Harkin", with the objective to assess the state of the field in light of Senator Harkin's immeasurable vision and efforts. Read more...