Acupuncture in medical practice Acupuncture appears to work at many amounts, with much research happening to provide evidence of its effectiveness. Acupuncture is a used complementary therapy, but what is normally the data for its use? Acupuncture provides been practised as a way of healing for more than 2000 years. Nowadays acupuncture is normally practised by medical practitioners, health practitioners such as practitioners and physiotherapists of Chinese medicine. A conclusion of the therapy is given in the package on page 62.So why concentrate on meaningful use than interoperability rather? Some generous explanations: As Blumenthal notes, there may be no interoperability without operability. Patient personal privacy can be another salient concern, especially given the increasing frequency of cyberattacks. Finally, the specialized complexity of establishing specifications is challenging. As Koppel explains, something ostensibly simple even, such as for example blood-pressure measurement, can get lost in translation due to the modifiers accompanying the numbers: standing, seated, preinjection, labile, non-compliant. So imagine a common vocabulary for MRI reviews or operative notes.