Are Consumers Reshaping Hospitals?
Complementary and Alternative Medicine in U.S. Hospitals, 1999-2003
Published in: Health Care Management Review, v. 31, no. 2, Apr./June 2006, p. 109-118
Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2006
All types of acute care hospitals across the U.S. are becoming increasingly involved in offering CAM services. Hospitals appear to be responding to consumer demand, CAM specific market forces, and their organizational missions but not to regulatory mandates.