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Scrip Companies Announces Expansion of Van Deliveries in Chicago Area: Personalized, Curbside Route Fulfills Pre-Orders and On-the-Spot Needs
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Written by TAC Staff   
Sunday, 20 July 2014 04:54
scrip-coBolingbrook, Ill. – July 7, 2014 – Scrip Companies (http://scripcompanies.com), global distributor of equipment and supplies, serving complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) professionals, home health providers and consumers, announces today that it is expanding the reach of its van delivery (http://www.advantagemedical.com/about/vandeliveries) service to customers in the Chicago area, including chiropractors, physical therapists, massage therapists and spa owners. Taking an old fashioned idea, Scrip will offer a growing list of customers the chance to receive orders delivered directly to their door on a regular schedule – with no added delivery costs – and purchase last-minute items right off the truck.
 
“This is an exciting concept built upon the idea that everything old is new again – with a digital-age twist,” says Kray Kibler, chief operating officer and chief financial officer, Scrip Companies. “We’re urging rehabilitation and wellness professionals to sign up to be on our regular van delivery route to experience a new level of personalized customer service.”
 
vandeliveryExpanding service to Chicago comes in response to rising demand for CAM in the healthcare reform era, and increased need for CAM professionals to stay on top of pricing -- and on schedule -- with free delivery of supplies on a four-week repeating cycle. Scrip delivery personnel contact participating customers each month to take a restocking order, make the delivery and follow up to ensure satisfaction.
 
Jeff Worrell, vice president, Physical Therapy, Advantage Medical, adds, “Advantage Medical (http://www.advantagemedical.com), one of Scrip’s family companies, has offered van deliveries to parts of Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio for 20 years in response to fuel prices and costly shipping charges – and it’s been highly successful. During the delivery, customers can learn about new products and special offers, make last-minute purchases, and experience what has been missing in today’s business-to-business world: human interaction.”
 
About Scrip Companies
Scrip Companies (http://scripcompanies.com) is a global distributor of full-service solutions to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) professionals, home health providers and consumers, featuring more than 50,000 products that reflect the industry’s best value, widest selection and highest standard of customer care. Scrip Companies is recognized as a leading direct marketing and ecommerce specialty distributor across the health care continuum. Visit www.scripcompanies.com <http://www.scripcompanies.com> .
 
Medicfusion Video Depicts Chiropractor’s Life With and Without EHR
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Written by TAC Staff   
Sunday, 20 July 2014 04:48
medicfusion-logoRaleigh, NC – Want a fun 2-minute overview of how EHR can simplify a chiropractor’s life? Look no further than “A Tale of Two Chiropractors,” an animated video from Medicfusion EHR that examines the dramatic difference an electronic health records (EHR) system can make in a practice. The video can be viewed at http://medicfusion.com/taleoftwochiropractors/
 
Hank and John, chiropractors with big dreams, star in this short piece.  They open their practices and quickly attract customers. Hank goes with an EHR system and one receptionist; John bypasses EHR and adds staff, a big investment in people. As their practices grow, the video depicts the vital role EHR plays in a busy office.
 
Efficiency reigns in Hank’s office thanks to EHR. Customers quickly move in and out; paperwork is done in advance; notes are completed by day’s end; payments are made electronically; profitability increases; and he also receives incentive checks. In addition, with a certified EHR system, Hank’s Medicare reimbursements go up.
 
It’s a different story with John. Without EHR, everyone is swamped with paperwork. Patients grow tired of waiting to check-in and checkout. Staff members are overwhelmed and leave, creating turnover, extra training and added costs. John must work late to complete his notes; he’s struggling to make it as his Medicare reimbursements drop, a penalty for not having EHR.
 
In “A Tale of Two Chiropractors,” one dream thrives, another dies. Take it from Hank and John... and Medicfusion. View the video at http://medicfusion.com/taleoftwochiropractors/
 
To implement a Certified EHR system, contact Medicfusion at 1-866-643-7778, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit www.Medicfusion.com.
 
First Chiropractor Completes Mini-Fellowship in Neuroradiology, Focusing on MRI Spine Interpretation
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Written by TAC Staff   
Sunday, 20 July 2014 04:34
The Academy of Chiropractic is proud to announce that Dr. Donald Capoferri has been the first chiropractor nationally to have completed a Mini-Fellowship in Neuroradiology, focusing on MRI spine interpretation. Dr. Capoferri, a 1981 Pennsylvania College of Chiropractic graduate, did so by completing a 40 hour program requiring a minimum pre-requisite 25 hours of MRI study.

capoferriThe Mini-Fellowship involves reviewing and being tested on a minimum of 40 MRI spine series with Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist. Dr. Peyster attained his neuroradiology training at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Harvard Medical School system, has been published over 70 times and is now a professor of radiology and neurology and is the Chief of Neuroradiology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Medicine.

In addition to the image review and testing, Dr. Capoferri also had to study extensive research on MRI and neuroradiology . He then had to do his own research and write a case report suitable for publication on how MRI effects the diagnosis, prognosis and/or the treatment plan of a chiropractic patient.

According to Dr. Mark Studin, an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic, who both coordinates a neuroradiology clinical rotation for senior interns at the doctoral level and this program at the post-doctoral level, “This is a significant step for the chiropractic profession in advancing our knowledge and keeping pace with the medical community. Without these types of programs, we will forever be in the shadows of medicine and we need to control our own destiny in a collaborative marketplace. This cannot be done without direct knowledge.”

At the present time, six additional doctors are in the middle of attaining their mini-fellowships. Anyone in the profession is welcome to participate.

For more information, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 
ChiroTouch Honored as One of the Best Places to Work in San Diego
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Written by Robert Moberg   
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 15:35
San Diego, CA – June 30th, 2014 – ChiroTouch™, the nation’s leader in chiropractic software, is pleased to announce it was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in San Diego. This 8th annual program was created by the San Diego Business Journal and Best Companies Group and is sponsored by Moss Adams LLP, Kaiser Permanente, United Concordia, Active Network, and Paradise Point.

“We’re thrilled to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in San Diego,” said Robert Moberg, CEO of ChiroTouch.  “This honor is a direct reflection of our remarkably talented and dedicated team that works tirelessly to support and grow the chiropractic profession.”

This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in San Diego benefiting the state's economy, workforce, and businesses. The list is made up of 100 companies split into four categories: 33 small-sized companies (15-49 US employees), 33 medium-sized companies (50-249 US employees), 14 large-sized companied (250-1,999 US employees), and 20 mega-sized companies (2,000 or more US employees).  ChiroTouch has been named one of this year’s Best Places to Work in San Diego in the medium category. For more information on the Best Places to Work in San Diego program, visit www.BestPlacestoWorkSD.com.

“One of many important principles the chiropractic community taught us is that health is the cornerstone longevity and vitality,” added Robert.  “We apply this principle close to home by providing a supportive, encouraging environment that allows every member of our team to thrive personally and professionally.”

ChiroTouch, by Integrated Practice Solutions Inc., is based in San Diego, CA, and provides fully-certified chiropractic software designed from the ground up to maximize efficiencies for virtually every process, including patient self check-in, scheduling, SOAP notes, billing, interoffice communication, and more.  ChiroTouch has developed its HIPAA-compliant system to drastically reduce the time it takes to perform tasks chiropractors are already doing.  That gives chiropractors more time to see more patients—resulting in increased referrals, improved efficiencies, and a direct, measurable impact on practice profitability.

About ChiroTouch
ChiroTouch, by Integrated Practice Solutions Inc., is the premier provider of fully-certified, innovative chiropractic software technology solutions for the chiropractic industry. Fusing advanced software systems with superior support services, we partner with chiropractors across the country to help them automate operations, improve patient care, and increase profitability.  Visit www.chirotouch.com.
 
Nike Oregon Project Head Coach Alberto Salazar Utilizes Multi Radiance Medical Lasers on Elite Runners, Facilitating Performance and Recovery
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Written by TAC Staff   
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 15:33
For Immediate Release:

SOLON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Multi Radiance Medical (MRM), manufacturer and marketer of FDA-cleared lasers for drug-free pain relief, announces that Alberto Salazar, previously one of the top distance runners in the world and currently the head coach of the Nike Oregon Project, utilizes Multi Radiance lasers to help athletes prepare, perform and recover from injuries until the pain is completely resolved. MR4 LaserStim™/LaserShower™ and the MR4 ACTIV™ cordless laser provide a quick and effective drug-free alternative to prescription medication.

“MR4 lasers are now my go-to modalities for addressing lower extremity injuries that are slow to heal,” says Salazar, who set the World Record for the New York City Marathon in 1981, and is currently renowned for helping to reshape the status of American distance running. “The devices are typically used on all athletes in the facility, but I always send the portable MR4 ACTIV with any athlete who is traveling or heading to an event. We have seen great results.”
MR4 laser technology’s proven, proprietary, synergistic wavelength laser/light/magnetic field combinations maximize laser treatment capabilities, accelerating the recovery process and temporarily relieving pain associated with injuries and chronic conditions.

“We’re pleased to contribute to the success of coaches and athletes involved in the Nike Oregon Project, a group that was created to promote American long distance running through elite coaching and revolutionary training methods,” says Max Kanarsky, president and CEO of MRM. “The Project is one of the most prestigious training groups in the world, committed to developing the best distance runners in the world through rigorous training and the utilization of cutting-edge sports science and performance technology. MRM lasers are clearly in this elite category.”

About Multi Radiance Medical
Multi Radiance Medical is a global leader in the development and manufacturing of FDA-cleared lasers for drug-free pain relief. This proprietary technology is considered the safest laser on the market and is utilized to treat over 300 conditions worldwide. For over two decades, Multi Radiance Medical has served physical therapists, doctors of chiropractic, veterinarians, athletic trainers and sports medicine professionals, including M.D.s, D.O.s, DPMs, physiatrists and other rehabilitation specialists.
 
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