As more organizations and policymakers turn their attention to Integrated Health Care it can be helpful to review some of the key documents of the field. Some core documents are made available below.
In addition IHPC can be reached by policymakers needing information and perspective on specific areas within integrated health care.
Affordable Care Act and Beyond: A Stakeholder Conference on Integrated Health Care (Report) (2010)
This conference was held in September 2010. The report documents discussions that occurred within the six conference workgroups, and outlines recommendations proposed by each workgroup. It also provides an update of activities that have occurred since the conference (see p.28).
Wellness Initiative for the Nation (2008)
Since April 2008 the Samueli Institute and IHPC's Federal Policy Committee have collaborated on a plan to bring prevention and integration to the forefront of America's health care reform efforts. The result if the Wellness Initiative for the Nation (WIN).
Coalition for Patients' Rights Statement (2006)
The Coalition for Patients' Rights was created in 2006, initially in opposition to efforts to curtail the scope of practice of many healthcare disciplines, on the part of the American Medical Association and the Scope of Practice Partnership. IHPC and ACCAHC are both members of the Coalition for Patients' Rights.
National Education Dialogue Progress Report (2005)
This 21 page document is the report of an historic meeting of educators from across the CAM/conventional continuum, and the work that led up to that meeting. This report does not include appendices. Selected appendices are available below. (PDF)
Response to a Delphi Survey on Integrative Medicine (2005)
Prepared by the ACCAHC Academic Community and the Oregon Collaborative for Complementary and Integrative Medicine (OCCIM). Data charts from outcomes of NED's internet based survey of all 30 conventional programs in integrative medicine and 130 federally-recognized CAM programs in chiropractic, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and Oriental medicine, massage therapy and direct-entry midwifery; Appendix 8 of the NED report. (PDF)
Institute of Medicine Report on Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United States (2005)
This is the Executive Summary only from the comprehensive commissioned by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 2002 at the request of 16 institutes within the National Institutes of Health and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The full report, published by IOM as a 337 page volume entitled Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United States can be purchased via the IOM website: www.iom.edu.
Mapping the Emergence of Integrative Medicine (2003)
This report prepared by Clohesy Consulting, commissioned by the Philanthropic Collaborative for Integrative Medicine (now the Bravewell Collaborative). (PDF)
White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy Final Report (2002)
Commissioned by President Clinton in March 2000, the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy issued this final report in March 2002 after reading or listening to testimony from over 700 organizations and 1000 individuals. The report includes 29 formal recommendations and 100 action steps. This report is 233 pages. (PDF)
National Policy Dialogue Final Report (2001)
Read the 40-page report of this groundbreaking meeting that set an agenda for integrated healthcare and birthed IHPC. The National Policy Dialogue to Advance Integrated Health Care: Seeking Common Ground was held at Georgetown University Medical School October 31-November 3, 2001. (PDF)