Hospitals, Medical Centers Offering Meditation and More

Many medical centers are answering the call for integrative health services.

ByABC News
May 10, 2011, 6:13 PM

May 10, 2011— -- Health care providers are increasingly suggesting that their patients look to meditation and other integrative techniques to improve their health, according to a report released Monday by Harvard Medical School and published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Many medical centers and institutions, in fact, are providing such services themselves.

The ABC News Medical Unit heard from 31 such institutions. They are listed below by state, along with some of their integrative offerings.


Arizona University Medical Center, Tucson, Ariz.

University of Arizona Health Science Center and the Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, Ariz.

Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, Calif.

California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif.

University of California Los Angeles Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

University of California San Diego Health Sciences, San Diego, Calif.

National Jewish Health, Denver, Colo.

The Dorcy Cancer Center at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center, Pueblo, Colo.

Christiana Care Health System, New Castle, Del.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill.

The University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kan.