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NYCC Launches New Mobile Web Site
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Written by Kathy Hadley   
Thursday, 04 October 2012 11:21
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Kathy Hadley
Media Coordinator, New York Chiropractic College
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September 12, 2012

For Immediate Release:

New York Chiropractic College’s Web site is now available on all mobile devices. The recent launch culminates a year-long project that enables the College to optimize customer service and allow prospective students to request information, connect with an admissions counselor and apply on-line. Additionally, applicants can now check the status of their admissions or financial aid files in real time.

Changes not only benefit applicants, however. Current students can now check their grades, communicate with faculty and review their course schedules. Alumni can access continuing education information, update contact information, and register for the annual Homecoming event. Michael Lynch, Director of Admissions said of the new application, “With the new mobile site, we can communicate with people in an environment where they spend most of their time. Things are moving so quickly - even e-mail is becoming out dated!” Active for less than a month, the site has already logged 1,000 unique visitors.

NYCC’s new mobile site can be accessed at http://m.nycc.edu through a mobile device or by scanning the QR reader on NYCC print ads. The NYCC Web site www.nycc.edu on mobile devices also automatically redirects to the mobile Web site.   
 
National University Partners with Cleveland HeartLab To Offer Life-Saving Cardiac Health Assessments
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Written by Tracy Litsey   
Thursday, 04 October 2012 11:18
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October 1, 2012                                                                                      

New Blood Tests Provide Detailed Cardiac Risk Profile


Lombard –
National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) is now partnering with Cleveland HeartLab to offer important tests that can assess a patient’s risk for a heart attack or heart disease.  “These new tests give detailed information that an everyday cholesterol test won’t show,” says Fraser Smith, ND, head of the naturopathic medicine program at NUHS. “Half of all people who have a heart attack have ‘normal’ cholesterol levels at the time. It takes them by surprise. But now we can go deeper and assess the actual condition of the arteries that feed the heart with a series of blood tests developed by Cleveland HeartLab.”

Five simple blood tests can inform NUHS physicians on the level of inflammation in the arteries, as well as plaque formation (arteriosclerosis). This gives NUHS clinicians a more complete picture of each patient’s risk for heart attack.  “Inflammation and plaque formation are silent killers,” says Dr. Smith. “However, these new tests allow our clinic to measure their effect on a patient’s cardiovascular system.”

“Whether patients are in their twenties or forties we can give them a reliable report on their risk profile — whether a heart attack is likely in the next year, or whether healthy patients might be able to make small lifestyle changes to avoid a heart attack twenty years from now, we can find out exactly where on the continuum of heart health they are right now.”

The tests determine the level of inflammation and plaque development in coronary arteries, and whether that plaque is growing and at risk for developing into an obstruction or infarction, causing a heart attack. In fact, one of the five tests can determine whether you are in a high risk category with a strong chance of having a heart attack within the next one or two years.

The advanced lipid evaluation in the new tests doesn’t just measure LDL and HDL, it can tell how “sticky” your LDL is.  If your LDL is “sticky” you may have a higher chance of plaque formation and arterial damage, even if your overall cholesterol and LDL/HDL levels are normal. Or your HDL, the “good cholesterol,” can be rendered nonfunctional. It could be unable to do its job to protect you.  “These tests tell us about the ‘quality’ of your cholesterol, rather than just the quantity, and that’s what gives us an in-depth picture of your heart health and heart attack risk,” says Dr. Smith.

“If somebody’s at imminent risk of a heart attack, we can prescribe aggressive intervention from a cardiologist in addition to dramatic lifestyle and diet changes.  If the person has only a slight to moderate risk, we can start him or her on a program of diet, exercise and other lifestyle modifications with follow up testing to see if the changes are working,” says Dr. Smith.

 “It’s as if we have a road map,” he explains. “We can point and say ‘you’re right here and we can reverse this,’ or ‘it’s good you came in, because your high risk shows we need to take action right away.”

“The students in the doctor of naturopathic medicine degree program are learning about the interpretation and clinical application of this advanced cardiac testing,” Smith goes on to say, “and these panels from the Cleveland Heart Lab are a prime example of how we train students to combine a solid grounding in whole health preventive medicine with the very best that new advances in medical science can offer.”

“Since heart disease is still America’s number one cause of death, it’s great that our Lombard and Naperville clinics can offer cutting edge lab tests at an affordable cost.  Because our clinics offer integrative medical care, including chiropractic, allopathic, naturopathic and oriental medicine, we can follow up with patients after their test to offer effective natural solutions to improve their cardiac wellness,” says Dr. David Parish, dean of clinics for NUHS. 

To make an appointment for testing, call 1-630-629-9664 and ask for the Cleveland HeartLab cardiac wellness program at National University’s Whole Health Center.

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Foot Levelers to leverage Future Health’s advanced technology & cloud data storage to help customers gain efficiencies
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Written by Amy Doll   
Thursday, 04 October 2012 11:15
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CONTACT: Amy Doll, Future Health
(515) 276-0224, ext. 214
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Future health & foot levelers announce partnership


DES MOINES, Iowa (Sept. 25, 2012)—Future Health Software and Foot Levelers announced today a partnership that will provide integrated services and enhanced efficiencies to Doctors of Chiropractic.

Advanced technology benefits DCs
“Foot Levelers is extremely excited at the opportunity to partner with Future Health,” Chuck Carver, Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

“We’ve been working toward this partnership with Future Health … looking to provide Foot Levelers doctors with integrated solutions that increase their efficiency while benefiting their patients with orthotics. Future Health provides a great vehicle to do so, with their advanced technology and cloud data storage.”

Carver went on to say that Foot Levelers doctors using Future Health benefit immediately from: proper coding, integrated alerts and reminders, patient education and suggested medical necessity letters.

Future Health proud to be chosen as key partner
“The Future Health team is excited about helping Foot Levelers doctors attain their goals,” said Future Health Founder & CEO Steven Kraus, DC, DIBCN, CCSP, FASA, FICC. “We look forward to finding even more ways to increase efficiencies through further functionality.”

About Foot Levelers
Foot Levelers, world’s leading provider of custom-made orthotics, has been serving the chiropractic profession for 60 years. Foot Levelers specializes in products that are designed to improve the quality of life. The company’s goal is to focus on whole body wellness from the ground up. Sixty years ago, Dr. Monte Greenawalt invented orthotics to balance the body by balancing the feet, thereby enhancing his patients’ structural integrity. Stabilizing Orthotics provide structural support, yet allow the feet to retain a full range of motion.

Throughout its history of ever-increasing success, the company has had a positive influence on nearly every facet of chiropractic: patient wellness and instruction; public awareness of the benefits of chiropractic care; philanthropic donations to numerous chiropractic colleges and research foundations; and substantial financial support to local, state, and national chiropractic associations. Now, in its sixth decade of commitment, support, and results, Foot Levelers is a living testament to the faith, vision, hard work, and generosity of its founder, Monte H. Greenawalt, DC, DABCO, and his son and current CEO, Kent S. Greenawalt.

To learn more contact Foot Levelers at 1-800-553-4860, or visit FootLevelers.com.

About Future Health Software

Future Health is the leading provider of chiropractic-specific practice management software, including eConnect, Virtual Office Suite and Certified Virtual Office Suite. Future Health software has been chosen as the sole EHR solution in the student and public clinics of New York Chiropractic College, Logan College of Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic (Davenport, West and Florida campuses), Life University and Texas Chiropractic College.

The company was founded in 1991 by Steven J. Kraus, DC, DIBCN, CCSP, FASA, FICC. More than 23 years in practice management―and having owned 18 clinics including a large multi-disciplinary practice―allow Dr. Kraus a unique perspective into what it takes to make a clinic operate efficiently. Kraus—an acknowledged expert in Health IT, including EHR (electronic health records) and the up-to-$44,000 ARRA incentive program to implement EHR—has served and continues to serve on numerous committees and boards.

Thousands of clinics use Future Health software in all 50 states.

For more information about Future Health and to sign up for a no-obligation demo to view the Complete EHR Certified product, visit www.FHeConnect.com/1067 or call Toll Free 1-888-919-9919, ext. 667.

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Portable Tens Offers Profit Opportunity for Chiropractors, PTs
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Written by Jan Gusich   
Thursday, 04 October 2012 11:08
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Scottsdale, AZ—September 24, 2012 – Chiropractors who are looking for ways to treat patients between visits – and make money doing it, should considerportable tens machines. Patients will appreciate that you can sell them a product that brings comfort away from the office, and they can be a profit center for your business.

A portable tens is approximately two-inches small, fits in a pocket, and enables chiropractors to bring relief to patients between visits with electronic massage. The device uses electronic simulation to relax and unwind muscles on any part of the body with deep, pulsating massage through reusable pads or leads that comfortably adhere to your skin.

My Electric Massage sells a high-quality portable tens machine to chiropractors and physical therapists at a cost of only $90. The units can be resold to patients for anywhere from $250 to $300, representing a significant profit center for chiropractors. The company also enables chiropractors to custom brand the units with their own practice name.

The portable tens machine has several settings massage modes, including rubbing, kneading and tapping. The pulsating current not only relaxes muscles but can improve circulation, promote the absorption of inflammatory substances, relieve tissue pain and sooth and relax your aching body. It can help prevent muscle atrophy for people and patients who are bedridden.

“The attraction is that this small tens units are very powerful for muscle relaxation and they can be carried in your pocket, on an airplane, in your car, to your office. It helps you help your patients between visits and keeps chiropractic treatment top of mind with patients,” said My Electric Massage president Devin P. Gusich.

For more information visit www.MyElectronicMassage.com. For special pricing for chiropractors, call the company direct at: 30.697.5093.
 
My ElectronicMassage.com is headquartered in Socttsdale, Arizona.

 
ChiroTouch Launches Donation Program to Provide Additional Support to the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress
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Written by Robert Moberg   
Wednesday, 03 October 2012 12:05
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Robert Moberg
ChiroTouch
3636 Camino Del Rio North
Suite 220
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: 619-528-0040

ChiroTouch Launches Donation Program to Provide Additional Support to the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

San Diego, CA – September 19th, 2012 – ChiroTouch™, the nation's leader in chiropractic software, recently launched a donation program to provide additional support to the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress.

“It’s important for us at ChiroTouch to continuously find ways to give back to the chiropractic community we serve,” said Robert Moberg, President of ChiroTouch.  “We’re excited to launch our latest program – from now until the end of the year, ChiroTouch will donate $250 to the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress for every ChiroTouch advanced total practice management software system purchased.”

The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, a not-for-profit organization, was founded in November 2003 by Kent S. Greenawalt, President of Footlevelers Inc., as he felt a strong need for the entire chiropractic profession to receive positive media representation nationwide. The Foundation's Executive Board is comprised of chiropractic leaders, stakeholders and others. The Foundation embraces a mission of generating positive press for the chiropractic profession and increasing public awareness to the many benefits associated with chiropractic care. The Foundation's public awareness campaign consists of monthly press releases, advertorials, public service announcements, advertisements (print, radio, television), and partnerships with high profile spokespeople.

ChiroTouch is a fully-certified server-based 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 that 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.

“The Foundation’s commitment to the chiropractic profession inspired us to identify new ways we could support the tremendous work it does,” added Robert. “Our hope is that everyone associated the profession will be as inspired as we are and help this donation program flourish by investing in our software system.  Doing so will ensure that the Foundation can continue its tireless work in supporting and advancing the chiropractic community.”

To learn more about ChiroTouch, visit www.chirotouch.com or call 800.852.1771.

About ChiroTouch

ChiroTouch, by Integrated Practice Solutions Inc., is the premier provider of 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.
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