“Healing Touch” in US hospitals (226)

“Healing Touch and Healthcare
Healthcare facilities, hospitals, hospices, nursing and medical schools, and allied health professions throughout the world are increasingly embracing Integrative Medicine therapies as consumer demand multiplies and as research is showing beginning support for its use.

The popular demand for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapies was demonstrated by the 1997 National Household Survey which showed the total visits to CAM providers (629 million) exceeded the total number of visits to all primary care physicians (386 million) in the United States in 1997. The 2002 Veteran Affairs (VA) CAM report showed that 84% of facilities provide some form of CAM. Today, Healing Touch is frequently considered by hospitals and other health care facilities that are pursuing the introduction of CAM therapies.

Healing Touch skills are becoming increasingly validated in health care systems around the world. Research studies demonstrate that there is support for considering Healing Touch for providing integrative care and that patients evaluate it highly. It is actively being used in many healthcare facilities and hospitals across the country. Hospitals that support the practice of Healing Touch as part of their integrative health care system have found that it facilitates the return of compassion to the forefront of patient care.

Healthcare Facilities Using Healing Touch

Healing Touch Program provides this Healthcare Facility Directory site as a central information source for those interested in information about facilities who offer Healing Touch. We hope that this site will allow facilities to network and discover new opportunities to provide Healing Touch and other CAM modalities. All of you who have generously offered to share your information, thank you. Healing Touch Program makes no claims as to the accuracy of the information provided.”

Hospitals (23)
Abbott Northwestern Hospital Minneapolis, MN
Alamance Regional Medical Center Burlington, NC
Albany Medical Center Albany, NY
All Children’s Hospital St. Petersburg, FL
Bon Secours DePaul Norfolk, VA
Childrens Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN
DePaul Health Care Bridgeton, MO
Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center (EGSMC) Lafayette, CO
Greenwich Hospital Greenwich, CT
The Healing House St. Paul, MN
Integrative Medicine Clinic Minneapolis, MN
Kona Community Hospital Kealakekua, HI
Memorial Hospital Central Colorado Springs, CO
Memorial Hospital of South Bend South Bend, IN
Nemours / Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children Wilmington, DE
The Queens Medical Center Honolulu, HI
Regions Hospital St. Paul, MN
Stanford University Medical Center Stanford, CA
St. Joseph’s Hospital Tampa, FL
St. Mary’s Hospital Amsterdam, NY
William W. Backus Hospital Norwich, CT
Hospice (7)
Holisticare Hospice NJ
Horizon Hospice & Palliative Care Chicago, IL
Hospice & Palliative Care of Northern Colorado, Inc. Greeley, CO
Hospice of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH
Hospice of Saint John Lakewood, CO
Legacy Home Health and Hospice Meridian, ID
Sharp HospiceCare La Mesa, CA
Other (10)
Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community Winston-Salem, NC
Atlantic Hemotology Oncology Group Galloway, NJ
Catawba Valley Living at Rock Barn Claremont, NC
Ethel Lund Medical Center Juneau, AK
Harmony Pointe Nursing Center Lakewood, CO
Health Sphere Wellness Center Brentwood, TN
Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women & Children Honolulu, HI
Lake Delton Integrative Medicine Lake Delton, WI
Saint Francis Home of Richmond Richmond, VA
Witherell Chiropractic Health Center Homestead, FL