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.

Jewish Hospital Medical Center Northeast Holistic Center, Louisville, Ky.

The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Center for Adolescent Health, Baltimore, Md.

University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

Detroit Medical Center, Detroit

Abbott Northwestern Hospital Penny George Institute for Health and Healing, Minneapolis

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York

Montefiore Medical Center, New York

New York University Cancer Institute, New York

New York University Hassenfeld Children's Cancer Center, New York

New York University Fertility Center, New York

New York University Langone Medical Center, New York

Duke Integrative Medicine, Durham, N.C.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C.

The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital, Philadelphia

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

The University of Vermont MindBody Medicine Clinic (MBMC) at Fletcher Allen Health Care Hospital, Burlington, Vt.

Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.

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