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Institute Co-Presents Research Methodology Workshop in Hong Kong

The Institute for Integrative Health is partnering with the Hong Kong Institute for Integrative Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong to host a workshop on research methods for integrative medicine, December 7-9, 2016, in H…

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‘Embracing Complexity’ to Solve Community Health Issues

As his tenure came to a close as an Institute Scholar last year, George Kaplan, PhD, delivered a Capstone presentation: “Embracing Complexity: H.L. Mencken, Whole Systems, and Integrative Approaches to Health.” View the video of his presentation.

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Workshop Produces New Study Guidelines for Traditional Chinese Medicine

New recommendations have being developed to steer comparative effectiveness research studies of traditional Chinese medicine. The guidelines will be formally defined in an effectiveness guidance document produced by Institute Scholar Claudia Witt.

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Workshop Produces New Guidelines for Acupuncture Research

The Institute convened a workshop in July 2011, to jump-start the creation of an effectiveness guidance document (EGD), a set of guidelines that will steer the design of comparative effectiveness studies of acupuncture.

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Online Forum Explores Paths to Better Evidence

As follow-up to the Symposium on the Evidentiary Framework for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, the Institute hosted a three-week virtual forum (April 2009) to continue the dialogue about using Comparative effectiveness research (CER) to generate …

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Symposium Opens Dialogue on Effectiveness Research in Integrative Medicine

In November 2009, the Institute partnered with the Center for Medical Technology Policy to hold a symposium of 45 experts and stakeholders to examine opportunities and obstacles to using CER to study integrative medicine.

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Applying Complexity Science to CAM

The domain of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) encompasses a wide range of practices, often combined to create personalized courses of treatment. To gauge its true effectiveness, integrative care would best be studied in the flexible way it's …

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