Holistic Care in the US Military I—The Epidaurus Project

Holistic Care in the US Military I—The Epidaurus Project: An Initiative in Holistic Medicine for the Military Health System, 2001-2012, Global Advances in Health and Medicine

This paper describes the history and findings of the Epidaurus Project, a Uniformed Services university-affiliated project to bring holistic care, that includes nature, and evidence-based design into the Military Health System (MHS). Included in the Epidaurus agenda:  a new integrated healthcare delivery system, centered around the Walter Reed National Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The facilities are intended to be templates for a new generation of MHS “healing environments” and a model for innovative systems of healthcare nationwide. — (Abstract)


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