David W. Miller, MD, LAc. and colleagues recently published, “Incorporating Acupuncture Into American Healthcare: Initiating a Discussion on Implementation Science, the Status of the Field, and Stakeholder Considerations” in Global Advances in Health and Medicine. The article reports on a 2019 meeting funding by a grant to the Society of Acupuncture Research from the the Patient-Centers Outcomes Research Institute that included stakeholders from across a spectrum of healthcare involved individuals ranging from government to philanthropists, to patients, and clinicians. The focus of the meeting with implementation science and its relationship to acupuncture.
This is an important article with benefit the entire field of integrative health care.
The article may be read online: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8404666/pdf/10.1177_21649561211042574.pdf