IHPC strongly endorses the bi-partisan formation of this important education and community learning resource for members of Congress as non-pharmacologic treatment options for pain management and addressing opioid-driven addiction become central to US health care and public policy.
IHPC’s Call to Action on "The Expanding Care for Veterans Act" -- H.R. 4887 — which would expand Federal support for complementary and integrative health (CIH) services for veterans — has generated more than 1900 letters of support .
The national leadership of the integrative health and medicine fields meets in Washington Sept. 29 to honor the contributions of retiring US Sen. Tom Harkin. Harkin has been the leading voice on Capitol Hill demanding inclusion of integrative therapies in the country’
Senate and House briefings on “Easing the US Healthcare Crisis: The Role of Integrative Health Care” brought CACHCIM and Allina Health Systems together with IHPC for presentations for congressional staff. Read more...
This timely briefing on April 10 will describe how current integrative health practices are addressing the status of American health reported in the influential Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report, “U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health.”