Future Trends in Integrative Healthcare and Higher Education
The foundation for this redefining process is building bridges between the traditional medical health professions with non-traditional holistic health professions through integrated healthcare delivery and inter-professional education. Both integrated healthcare delivery and inter-professional education of non-traditional and traditional healthcare practitioners leads to improved patient outcomes, higher levels of patient satisfaction, lower costs, improved access, and choices of different healthcare providers.
This session reviews the current issues driving healthcare and higher education reform in the United States and the steps an integrative health science university is taking to transform healthcare delivery and redefine healthcare education.
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Describe the current issues driving healthcare and higher education reform in the United States Explain the significance of Inter-professional education and Integrative health care to improve patient outcomes, lower costs, improve patient satisfaction, and improve access
Keyword(s): Health Care Delivery, Alternative and Complementary Health
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