... is an on-the-ground accounting of over 100 US programs you can use as models for building your own hospital-based practice. Present this volume to administrators to show how programs across the country are already being implemented — one of the most persuasive arguments you can make. 138 pages. • Contact information for over 100 programs and 200 colleagues, individuals interested in bringing massage therapy further into the hospital mainstream. • Descriptions of each program. • Statistics and summaries of hourly income; whether massage therapists are employees, volunteers or independent contractors; which professions are providing massage; hours the massage therapists work; which populations are served on which hospital departments; insurance reimbursement; internship involvement; coordinators and more. • Articles related to hospital-based massage programs.