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  • EHR implementation

[Case Study] DCs transition to EHR software

Friday, May 27, 2016|Comments Off on [Case Study] DCs transition to EHR software

The transition to EHR can be a challenging process. Learning from chiropractors who have already been through the experience can help you know what to expect.

  • operational systems

Implementing operational systems is the key to success

Friday, May 27, 2016|Comments Off on Implementing operational systems is the key to success

Practice Central |Many great adjusters have closed their doors as the result of having a weak business plan, while many a mediocre adjuster have taken their practice to new heights with a strong one. The success of any small business— chiropractic included—is largely contingent on the development of a major set of directives: operations.

  • MACRA

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

Thursday, May 26, 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.

  • chiropractic exercises

Prescribing chiropractic exercises for certain conditions

Thursday, May 26, 2016|Comments Off on Prescribing chiropractic exercises for certain conditions

For the most part, the general public is aware of the benefits associated with exercise: improved physical and emotional health, weight loss and stress reduction. But for patients with chronic medical conditions, exercise, while potentially beneficial, is often under-prescribed.

  • poor posture

Your patients face poor posture from modern lifestyle habits

Thursday, May 26, 2016|Comments Off on Your patients face poor posture from modern lifestyle habits

Research Results | Text neck (or “tech neck”) is the new buzzword about the poor posture of modern life. Patients increasingly blame their worsening neck and back pain on their phones, tablets, and computers. This burgeoning awareness of posture’s impact on health is a boon for DCs who congruently address these new chronic pain syndromes in their clinical approach and recommendations for patient self-management.

  • Nutrition Response Testing

Enhance your practice with Nutrition Response Testing

Wednesday, May 25, 2016|Comments Off on Enhance your practice with Nutrition Response Testing

Clinical Concerns | Nutrition Response Testing is a system that enables you to communicate with the innate intelligence of your patient’s body. Incorporating this into your practice can help boost your bottom line.


News

  • F4CP

F4CP highlights valuable role of chiropractic care in the management of osteoporosis

Friday, May 27, 2016|Comments Off on F4CP highlights valuable role of chiropractic care in the management of osteoporosis

The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), the voice of the chiropractic profession, is collaborating with Lani Simpson, DC, CCD, to raise awareness about the importance of healthy living and how to diagnose, prevent and assess the management of osteoporosis among individuals of all ages and demographics.

  • Chiropractic Summit

Chiropractic Summit unanimously supports national Medicare Reform Initiative to eliminate discrimination

Thursday, May 26, 2016|Comments Off on Chiropractic Summit unanimously supports national Medicare Reform Initiative to eliminate discrimination

The Chiropractic Summit, an umbrella leadership group of chiropractic organizations and prominent business partners, met on April 28 in Phoenix, Ariz., and unanimously voted to support the national Medicare reform initiative. They also stated that they want to see Summit partners help to grow public support to help eliminate discrimination faced by chiropractic patients in Medicare.

  • life

Guy F. Riekeman presented with the New Beginnings Chiropractic Lifetime Achievement Award

Wednesday, May 25, 2016|Comments Off on Guy F. Riekeman presented with the New Beginnings Chiropractic Lifetime Achievement Award

At the New Beginnings Chiropractic Philosophy Weekend, held May 19-21, Life University President Guy F. Riekeman was presented with the New Beginnings Chiropractic Lifetime Achievement Award. This weekend was especially significant for New Beginnings, as they were celebrating their 25th anniversary.

  • sherman

Sherman College to host showcase events in July, October

Wednesday, May 25, 2016|Comments Off on Sherman College to host showcase events in July, October

Sherman College of Chiropractic welcomes future doctors of chiropractic to campus four times a year for its popular “Showcase Sherman” event, where guests will discover why Fast Company, Forbes, Career Cast and other organizations repeatedly name chiropractic as a top job and see what sets Sherman apart as a leader in chiropractic education.

  • aca featured

American Chiropractic Association lauds congressional opioid legislation

Tuesday, May 24, 2016|Comments Off on American Chiropractic Association lauds congressional opioid legislation

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) applauds the recent passage of several bills by Congress as a major first step in combating the nation's opioid epidemic. An important next step, according to the association, is expanding access to conservative treatments for pain in the country's health care system.

  • Essential Formulas

Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotic Kampuku Beauty Bar wins women’s health award

Tuesday, May 24, 2016|Comments Off on Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotic Kampuku Beauty Bar wins women’s health award

Amid Dr. Ohhira’s renowned line of probiotic formulations is a resourceful skincare beauty bar that consistently garners rave reviews from consumers, beauty experts, health practitioners, and media alike. Most recently, the editors of Taste for Life Magazine became fans and honored Dr. Ohhira’s Kampuku Beauty Bar with a 2016 “Women’s Health Essential Award.”

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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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