I - AIM Healthcare Center is a NABH accredited integrative hospital with Ayurveda as the core. Our mission is to provide efficacious, safe and cost-effective healthcare solutions for contemporary health problems through creative applications of traditional health systems suitably integrated with biomedical sciences.The Institute of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine (I-AIM) was established in 2011, by the FRLHT trust founded by Sam Pitroda and Darshan Shankar. It is currently a high quality 100 bed, integrative healthcare hospital visualized by the founders as a ‘seed’, to be nurtured into a world class and unique “Integrative Healthcare”, research and educational institute. The Institute, apart from its core hospital based services, is committed to design and implement self-sustaining, household and community outreach programs. I-AIM has plans to initiate PG and research programs at the masters, doctoral and postdoctoral levels. I-AIM collaborates with nationally and internationally reputed basic and applied science centres.The I-AIM Healthcare Center was inaugurated on 17th March 2011by Mr. Ratan Tata. Fundamental and trans-disciplinary research on traditional health knowledge systems:2001 –2010:Established a basic pharmacognosy and product development lab which is building an Epistemologically Sound Bridge between science and traditional knowledge. This is an accredited lab of the health ministry for certification of quality standards of herbal drugs.2004 –2010:Established a 20-bedded ayurvedic research nursing home on I - AIM campus to engage in systematic treatment and clinical research on 12 speciality areas of Ayurveda.Conservation related:1993 –2010:Designed and coordinated the country’s first program for the in-situ conservation of medicinal plants in forest habitats. By 2007, the program established in nine Indian states a network of 84 Medicinal Plants Conservation Areas (MPCAS), which act as banks of wild gene pools. This program has made India a world leader in the field of medicinal plants in-situ conservation. The Ministry of Environment and Forests, the Department of Economic Affairs, the Government of India and the Government of Denmark supported the program from 1993 to 2004. The Indian government and the UNDP, New Delhi supported it from 2004 to 2008.1995 –2010Established one of India's most comprehensive and referenced multidisciplinary databases on the botanicals used by the Indian systems of medicine, including a Comprehensive Bibliographic (1500 BC to 1900 AD), traditional knowledge database, on Plant Materia - Medica of Ayurveda, Siddha & Unani systems of medicine.2003 –2010 Established one of India's finest Ethno-Botanical gardens and nurseries on the I - AIM campus. The garden hosts over 800 species of tropical Indian medicinal plants. It has helped thousands of homes and dozens of institutions in Bangalore to establish herbal gardens. 2003 –2010 Designed and developed an innovative, field-tested methodology for sustainable harvesting of wild medicinal plants through community participation. This was developed under the UK's DFID - funded project in collaboration with environmental change institute of oxford university, UK.VisionInnovative “Integrative” healthcare for homes, communities and institutions.MissionTo demonstrate 21st century models for safe, effective, affordable and replicable healthcare services,aimed at wellness,prevention and disease management, through well-researched applications of Traditional Health Sciences judiciously integrated with modernsciences and disseminated through high quality education.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3149389/https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4395927/Social commitmentFRLHT is a not for profit trust. I-AIM for its sustainability and growth needs to be self- financing. However as a policy, I-AIM does not turn away any patient because of inability to pay for OP and IP services.I-AIM Healthcare Center (IHC) is committed to extending quality clinical services to economically weak customers at costs they can afford.I-AIM also regularly organizes rural camps for villagers, with free consultation and medicinesI-AIM welcomes contributions that can help us support BPL customers and our community services.