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  • EHR costs

Managing the cost: EHR systems for chiropractors

Wednesday, May 25, 2016|Comments Off on Managing the cost: EHR systems for chiropractors

EHR adoption and implementation costs can be surprisingly high. With every EHR vendor offering a different pricing plan, cost structures can be confusing. Learning more about how these cost structures typically work may help you reduce your own EHR costs so that it doesn't have to be prohibitively expensive.

  • electronic claims processing

Electronic claims processing can streamline codes and more.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016|Comments Off on Electronic claims processing can streamline codes and more.

Editorial Series |The sky may have felt like it was falling in October 2015 given the implementation of ICD-10 and a whole new set of CM codes. Even if transitioning your practice wasn’t as painful as predicted, not having a firm grasp on the correct codes or a system that helps you process claims means more claims rejected, extra time spent, and therefore money lost.

  • trigger point therapy

Instrument adjusting can be a vital form of trigger point therapy

Tuesday, May 24, 2016|Comments Off on Instrument adjusting can be a vital form of trigger point therapy

Technique Speak |Some of you may associate Activator exclusively with the treatment of spinal and extremity pain. However, doctors are increasingly turning to instrument adjusting for treating trigger points. In the last 10 years, we have developed more than 20 diagnostic tests to quickly screen whether a problem is related to muscle involvement or subluxation of the spine.

  • 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.

  • sports chiropractic

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.

  • chiropractic salary

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?


News

  • 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.”

  • foot levelers

Foot Levelers teams Up with World Federation of Chiropractic for “WFC Triple Impact Seminar”

Tuesday, May 24, 2016|Comments Off on Foot Levelers teams Up with World Federation of Chiropractic for “WFC Triple Impact Seminar”

Foot Levelers is thrilled to join the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) for a weekend of learning and networking: WFC’s Triple Impact Seminar, August 6-7, 2016 in London.

  • featured

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.

  • featured

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.

  • Spenco

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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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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