Quite a few hospitals are getting in on the acupuncture act. iStockphoto.com hide caption toggle caption iStockphoto.com Shots - Health News Hospitals Offer Alternative Treatments: Acupuncture, Yes; Ginkgo, No November 15, 2011 A survey finds 42 percent of hospitals offer at least one type of complementary or alternative medicine treatment. Those hospitals that offer the options cite patient demand as the top reason. Clinical effectiveness is the No. 2 reason.