“Touch was never meant to be a luxury. It is a basic human need. It is an action that validates life and gives hope to both the receiver and the giver. The healing of touch is reciprocal.” ~ Irene Smith

About our company

Medicine Hands, Inc. a progressive women-owned organization working in direct partnership within the hospital and clinic settings, hospice and palliative care units, as well our private practice — offering high-quality integrative medical massage and bodywork therapies to improve the quality of life of those living with serious and life-limiting medical conditions — while improving patient satisfaction experiences and outcomes.

Our team has expanded the gentle art of healing touch into mainstream healthcare using relationship centered care, evidenced based approach that helps activate the body’s innate healing responses. The result is enhanced quality of life, an overall sense of well-being and a myriad of proven health benefits.

Since 2001, the founders and certified therapy team of Medicine Hands, Inc. have been at the forefront of implementing integrative therapies as a standard of care in hospital, rehabilitation and out-patient settings. Believing that decisions on patient centered care should be based on thorough, clear and thoughtful use of current best practices.

Medicine Hands, Inc. supports and plays a central role within the Care Teams of 17 departments within 12 facilities, and serves patients in:


  • Inpatient Oncology and Medical/Surgery

  • Inpatient Women’s Services including, Labor and Delivery / Antepartum-Postpartum Care

  • Inpatient Rehabilitation

  • Inpatient Critical and Cardiac Care Unit

  • Inpatient Orthopedics

  • Outpatient Oncology Radiation Therapy

  • Outpatient Oncology Infusion

  • Palliative Care

  • Pre-OP and PACU Suites

  • Bone Marrow Transplant

  • Inpatient Radiology Care Unit