FEATURESIntroduction for “Reiki at University Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona, a Magnet Hospital” Mega R. Mease Is Interviewed by William Lee RandVitale, Anne PhD, APN, AHN-BCAuthor Information Center for Reiki Research and Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton. Correspondence: Anne Vitale, PhD, APN, AHN-BC, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431 ([email protected]). The author has disclosed that she has no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article. Holistic Nursing Practice: September/October 2011 - Volume 25 - Issue 5 - p 231-232 doi: 10.1097/HNP.0b013e31822a8611 Buy Metrics Abstract There is a sustained interest in the use of Reiki among US consumers and health care providers and lay practitioners alike. As a result, hospitals and other health care institutions are incorporating Reiki into patient care services toward the promotion of caring-healing environments. Variations in hospital-based program structures with Reiki are possible and can enhance the use of Reiki into traditional care settings. © 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.