Bookmark this web page and sign up for e mail updates for the 2017 AIHM Annual Conference in San Diego. Integrative medicine appears to promise a lot more time, much more interest, and a broader strategy to healing – one particular that is not based solely on the Western biomedical model, but also draws from other cultures. Alternative medicine was a term applied to express approaches that have been separate from standard medicine. Integrative medicine got a enhance of greater public awareness – and funding – following a landmark 1993 study. Medicine is but a section of the total image of health care, highlighting the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.