The low risk and high return of integrative health services.
Supplemental treatments and practices such as yoga, acupuncture, guided imagery, and meditation can benefit not only patients in their recovery but also hospitals and health systems financially and operationally. Benefits include: > Savings in sedation costs for patients who use guided imagery during procedures > Increased revenue due to measurably increased patient satisfaction > Decreased length of stay.
Published In/Presented At
Russo, R., Diener, I., & Stitcher, M. (2015). The low risk and high return of integrative health services. Healthcare financial management : journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, 69(11), 114–120.
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine