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  • MACRA

What’s crucial about the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015

Monday, May 23, 2016|Comments Off on What’s crucial about the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015

Sponsored Content | Starting in October 2015, the transition to ICD-10 coding requirements profoundly changed the billing and reimbursement landscape for healthcare providers. At the same time, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) implemented the new coding requirements and in turn encouraged chiropractic clinics to use electronic health record (EHR) systems.

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Jordan Spieth wins with sports chiropractic

Monday, May 23, 2016|Comments Off on Jordan Spieth wins with sports chiropractic

In Focus |Golfing sensation Jordan Spieth got within striking distance of winning his second Master’s Tournament this year, following his triumph in 2015. Alas, while victory eluded him this time, he still finished tied for second place—a highly respectable position considering the caliber of the competition.

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19th Annual Chiropractic Salary and Expense survey

Friday, May 20, 2016|Comments Off on 19th Annual Chiropractic Salary and Expense survey

Feature |The results are in from our 19th annual chiropractic salary and expense survey. A changing healthcare landscape presents new challenges for your practice. Are you willing to adjust to provide your patients with the best possible care?

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Think twice about a cloth covered chiropractic table

Thursday, May 19, 2016|Comments Off on Think twice about a cloth covered chiropractic table

While you may consider cloth covers for your table to be a good balance between comfort and economics, the truth is that such covers present more of a health risk than the use of paper.

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The benefits of grape seed extract

Wednesday, May 18, 2016|Comments Off on The benefits of grape seed extract

One of the most consumed fruits in the world, grapes have been around from more than 6,000 years. They were even used in ancient Egypt to treat asthma. Grape seed extract is made by crushing the seeds from grape plants. When ingested, it increases the levels of antioxidants in the body, which destroy free radicals.

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Should you be ignoring EHR system notifications?

Tuesday, May 17, 2016|Comments Off on Should you be ignoring EHR system notifications?

While many chiropractors are already busy, some are now finding that EHR alerts consume a bigger portion of their work days and leave less and less time for patient care. A new Baylor University study confirms that primary care doctors are losing a significant amount of time to EHR alerts and messages.


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Logan University students receive $6,000 in scholarships from Standard Process Inc.

Monday, May 23, 2016|Comments Off on Logan University students receive $6,000 in scholarships from Standard Process Inc.

During Logan University’s (Logan) Spring Symposium, held April 29 on its Chesterfield, Missouri, campus, Standard Process Inc. awarded $6,000 in chiropractic scholarships. The winners of the three $2,000 scholarships are Kate Cline, Stephanie Siewert and Chloe Tillman. Each student is in her fifth trimester of classes at Logan.

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MediHerb research shows limitations of DNA barcoding in authenticating botanical extracts

Monday, May 16, 2016|Comments Off on MediHerb research shows limitations of DNA barcoding in authenticating botanical extracts

Herbal supplement manufacturer MediHerb recently led a research study that identified major shortcomings in the use of DNA barcoding to authenticate botanical materials in finished products. Standard Process Inc., the exclusive distributor of MediHerb herbal supplements in the United States, commends MediHerb for its role in the research study.

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Ultra-Distance runner’s trek to fight cancer stretches over 130 Miles

Thursday, May 12, 2016|Comments Off on Ultra-Distance runner’s trek to fight cancer stretches over 130 Miles

In June, ultra-marathoner Roy Wiegand will face a unique challenge in order to help alleviate the struggles of others. Wiegand will tackle his third “Roy’s Run for Christopher” to benefit children’s cancer research, and Spenco Medical Company will support him every step of the way.

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ChiroTouch offers in-house, certified meaningful use audit specialist

Wednesday, May 11, 2016|Comments Off on ChiroTouch offers in-house, certified meaningful use audit specialist

ChiroTouch, the nation’s leader in chiropractic software, continues to lead the industry by offering an in-house certified meaningful use audit specialist to advise clients on the best practices and strategies to maintain meaningful use compliance and successfully pass an audit.

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Foundation for Chiropractic Progress observes National Correct Posture Month

Tuesday, May 10, 2016|Comments Off on Foundation for Chiropractic Progress observes National Correct Posture Month

The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the value of chiropractic care, calls for increased awareness about the significant impact of postural habits on overall health during National Correct Posture Month (NCPM), an annual nationwide awareness campaign held each May.

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F4CP collaborates with NAWHC to host roundtable on role of chiropractic care in employer on-site clinics

Monday, May 9, 2016|Comments Off on F4CP collaborates with NAWHC to host roundtable on role of chiropractic care in employer on-site clinics

The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), the voice of the chiropractic profession, is teaming up with the National Association of Worksite Health Centers (NAWHC) to generate understanding about the role and value of chiropractic care at on-site corporate health centers, and recently hosted a roundtable discussion in Chicago, Illinois, which engaged numerous employers who currently sponsor on-site corporate health centers.

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Editor’s Pick

Research confirms chiropractic still frequently used for children’s health benefits

“A study released in 2015 shares that chiropractic is still one of the most sought after healthcare solutions for our nation’s children, providing them an effective treatment option helping them get back to engaging in the activities they enjoy once again. To read more, click here.

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