Let’s Put the Health Back in Healthcare

Chronic Pain: In Search of the Underlying Cause A Naturopathic Perspective By Emily Telfair, ND   Within my first few weeks of beginning naturopathic medical school at Bastyr University, I was introduced to a core naturopathic principle, Tolle Causam, or “Treat the Underlying Cau

You Can Change the Integrative Health Landscape

In June, leaders in integrative care and advocacy met at the Integrative Medicine for the Underserved (IM4US) Conference on Capitol Hill. IHCP was honored to support the organizations first ever congressional briefing, Non-drug Solutions to Opioid Use and Chronic Pain Management in Un

You Can Change the Integrative Health Landscape

It was my good fortune to be among the speakers at the initiation of the Congressional Integrative Health and Wellness (IWH) Caucus in March 2018. Three disciplines, chiropractic, acupuncture and naturopathy, were highlighted from the perspective of their contributions to an integrate

The Time is Now! Integrative Health & Wellness Takes Center Stage on Capitol Hill

Any service that is on track to consume 40 percent of the gross national product of the world’s largest economy by the year 2050 cannot be ignored and that service is US healthcare. The reason that IHPC encouraged House of Representative members Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Jared Pol

State Advocates Moving the Ball on Non-Discrimination

Since the first of the year, IHPC has seen its CoverMyCare project involved with important initiatives in Minnesota and New Mexico and beginning to field inquires from a half-dozen states whose integrative professionals are considering similar actions.

IHPC Response to the NCCIH Draft 2016-2021 Strategic Plan

IHPC Recommendations to NCCIH emphasize health promotion, prevention and ensuring funding for the complementary and integrative research workforce.

RAND Report: CAM — Professions or Modalities?

CAM professions are too often defined politically — by treatment modalities — rather than by full professional scopes, preventing licenses being honored in insurance coverage. Read More

IHPC/AIHM Joint Letter to National Academy of Medicine

IHPC and AIHM encourage the new NAM to embed integrative practitioners into its important initiatives such as Healthy America, and Grand Challenges in Health and Medicine. Read More

IHPC Briefs Pain Leaders on Integrative Care

In August, IHPC's Alyssa Wostrel introduced the real-world experience and benefits of integrative pain care to policy and legislative leaders of several of the nation’s primary pain advocacy organizations Read More

ACCAHC appoints Goldblatt, Menard co-Executive Directors

In addition to their important leadership experience in integrative health, Elizabeth Goldblatt and Martha Menard have contributed 20 years of volunteerism to ACCAHC. Read More