Medication Cost Savings in Inpatient Oncology Using an Integrative Medicine Model

Case Report Summary: A growing body of research exists on the impact of integrative therapies such as massage, yoga, and meditation/relaxation on symptom management, costs, and patient satisfaction in both ambulatory and hospital-based settings. A patient and relationship-centered approach that is fundamental to the practice of integrative medicine, engenders connection, trust, and communication.

Irene M. Estores, MD, L. Arce MSN, CNL, OCL, AHN-BC, A. Hix LMT, L. Mramba PhD, Carrie D. Warring MBA, MHS, R. Leverence MD. Science Direct. 2018 March 1.

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