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Klean Athlete® Introduces KLEAN OMEGA™ NSF Certified for Sport® Fish Oil
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Written by TAC Staff   
Sunday, 15 December 2013 22:42
Unique high-potency triglyceride supplement in a sea of fish oil products aimed at athletes 
 
PITTSBURGH, Pa., December 3, 2013 – Klean Athlete®, a line NSF Certified for Sport® nutritional supplements for athletes announces today that it is expanding its product offering with the addition of KLEAN OMEGA™, a supplement designed to provide essential omega-3 fatty acids from clean, pure fish oil to support the cardiovascular, neurological and joint health of athletes who want to reach peak performance through optimal health.†
 
kleanomega2“KLEAN OMEGA™ is an essential addition to the Klean Athlete® line,” says Andrew Halpner, PhD, Head of Klean Athlete R&D. “Klean Omega™ is one of the very few fish oil products on the market that is NSF Certified for Sport®, and is to our knowledge the most potent Triglyceride EPA and DHA sport formula available in a convenient single soft gel.”  Unlike most other fish oils, KLEAN OMEGA™ is also a bovine-free product by using a unique fish oil gelatin soft gel from tilapia.
 
KLEAN OMEGA™ high-potency fish oil may assist in the normal recovery of inflammation after vigorous exercise, promote healthy joints, and support proper breathing and lung capacity in active athletes.”†
 
In a study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, researchers found that participants taking fish oil for six weeks increased lean muscle mass and reduced fat mass. In other studies, omega-3 fatty acids have also been shown to promote better oxygen delivery during exercise, help remove lactic acid from the body, and improve reaction time in athletes by supporting the central nervous system.† 
 
Like the rest of the Klean Athlete® line of products, KLEAN OMEGA™ recently underwent a meticulous testing and verification process to receive the esteemed NSF Certified for Sport® certification, which ensures that it is free of banned substances. Recognized by major sports organizations including the NFL, MLB, NHL and PGA, the NSF Certified for Sport® program was developed in response to the concerns of athletes, coaches, team owners and others about finding banned substances in sports nutrition products. 
 
KLEAN OMEGA™ joins the existing eight Klean Athlete® supplements including: Klean Multivitamin™, Klean Antioxidants™, Klean Cognitive™, Klean Probiotic™, Klean Isolate™, Klean Electrolytes™ , Klean Endurance™ and Klean-D™.
 
Douglas Laboratories® maintains outstanding quality control from start-to-finish for Klean Athlete® ingredients and products. They are one of the few supplement providers who control manufacturing, packaging and distribution, thus ensuring that the highest quality product reaches every athlete.
 
To learn more about KLEAN OMEGA™ and the full line of Klean Athlete® nutritional supplements, please visit www.kleanathlete.com.
 
† These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
 
ABOUT KLEAN ATHLETE®
The Klean Athlete® NSF Certified for Sport® supplements were designed to maintain the healthy lifestyle and promote peak performance of athletes, from the weekend warrior to the amateur and professional competitor.  This line of certified nutritional supplements is backed by more than 50 years of science, dedicated research and manufacturing excellence. Klean Athlete® will be available through licensed healthcare professionals as well as qualified coaches, trainers, and registered customers at www.kleanathlete.com.
 
ABOUT NSF®
Klean Athlete® is tested and certified by the NSF Certified for Sport® program (www.nsfsport.com) part of NSF International’s Health Sciences Division.

This growing division offers training and education, consulting, GMP and GLP testing, certification, R&D and auditing for the dietary supplement, pharmaceutical and medical device industries throughout the entire product lifecycle. The Health Sciences Division includes NSF’s prestigious Dietary Supplements Certification Program. NSF International developed the only American National Standard for Dietary Supplements (NSF/ANSI 173) and tests and certifies supplements against this standard. NSF's Health Science Division operates globally throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America. For more information visit www.nsfsport.com.
 
ABOUT ATRIUM INNOVATIONS
Atrium Innovations Inc. (TSX: ATB) is a globally-recognized leader in the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of innovative, science-based natural health products which are distributed in more than 35 countries. The Company owns healthcare practitioner and specialized retail product brands that are at the forefront of science, innovation and education. Atrium has over 1,300 employees and operates seven manufacturing facilities with current Good Manufacturing Practices. Additional information is available at www.atrium-innovations.com
 
 
New York Chiropractic College: Affiliated with VA Residencies at Two of Five Selected VA Facilities
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Written by Kathy Hadley   
Thursday, 12 December 2013 15:31
Seneca Falls: New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) will soon participate in the Department of Veterans Affairs new full-time, year-round, paid chiropractic residency program slated to begin this coming July. Administered nationally by VA’s Office of Academic Affiliations and locally by the individual VA facility, the residency programs will enjoy the benefit of a VA facility affiliation with Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) accredited chiropractic schools.

nyccvaFocusing on Integrated Clinical Practice, and emphasizing the provision of chiropractic care in an integrated health care system, NYCC’s VA-residents will hone vital clinical skills as senior VA-chiropractors mentor the hands-on training in Canandaigua and Buffalo, N.Y. – two of only five sites to be awarded such residencies nationwide. Drawing annual salaries ranging between $36,000 and $43,000 (based on geographic location) the residents will carry out clinical educational rotations through such services as primary care, medical or surgical specialties, mental health, and rehabilitation disciplines. The residents will also participate in a variety of scholarly activities, giving and attending academic and research presentations at the VA facility and its affiliates.

NYCC adjunct faculty member Dr. Paul Dougherty provided oversight and instruction while gathering data on the effectiveness of a pilot residency.  Drs. Paul Dougherty and Andy Dunn will mentor residents under the new program, ensuring quality patient care and clinical education in the unique environment.
 
Medicfusion Partnership with MD On-Line Offers Major Benefits for Chiropractors
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Written by Terri Sundholm   
Thursday, 12 December 2013 13:32
RALEIGH, NC – Medicfusion EHR today announced a partnership with MD On-Line, Inc. (MDOL), a leading provider of electronic healthcare solutions that leverage data to improve practice efficiency and enhance patient care. This partnership gives the chiropractic community one-stop access to a total electronic health records (EHR) solution by combining HITECH Certified Medicfusion EHR with the powerful financial management and billing capabilities of MDOL’s InSync® Practice Management (PM) solution.
 
chirocompleteCalled ChiroComplete, the combined product suite equips chiropractors with an EHR system designed to meet the challenges ahead in healthcare, such as the increase in government regulations surrounding documentation and compliance.

“This is a win-win partnership for chiropractors. In one complete package, they receive unsurpassed EHR automation and efficiency, as well as one of our industry’s most advanced financial management systems,” said Medicfusion CEO Shayne Sundholm.

A cloud-based system designed by chiropractors, Medicfusion increases office efficiency, simplifies documentation and compliance, and improves the speed and accuracy of SOAP notes. The system is also HITECH-certified, a major consideration since incentive dollars are available to practices that implement a HITECH-certified EHR.

MDOL’s InSync® Practice Management (PM) solution maximizes productivity and revenues streams by reducing operational costs and increasing profitability. The company’s fully automated billing system delivers exciting, new levels of efficiency when teamed with Medicfusion.

“In today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment, an EHR system with seamless billing and financial reporting capabilities is critical to survival for chiropractors,” said MDOL EVP Ashish Vachhani. “There’s no better time to embrace this technology than right now.”

Specific benefits to chiropractors from Medicfusion include an easy-to-use paperless system that fully automates your front office. Key features include Clinical Documentation (SOAP Notes), Transcription Library, Patient Portal Website, Custom Forms Library and ePrescribe.

With MDOL’s InSync® product, chiropractors benefit from effective management of payments and detailed financial and analytical reporting. Highlights include intuitive electronic remittance advice, electronic super bill creation module, charges generated at the time of charting, easy-to-review accounts receivable reports, daily reconciliation reports, and monitoring of outstanding balances and payments based on insurance carriers or patients.

The official release of ChiroComplete is expected mid-January 2014 with presales on now.

For more information about the ChiroComplete solution, 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/chirocomplete .
 
20/20 Imaging Brings Innovations in Digital X-Ray and Imaging Software To RSNA 2013
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Written by Brittny Quinn   
Thursday, 12 December 2013 13:30
2020ImaginglogoRSNA BOOTH #8516 – November 21, 2013 - 20/20 Imaging, a leader in small market imaging with nearly 2,500 installations across the country, announced today their product line-up for RSNA 2013, led by a new digital x-ray system with enhanced software capabilities and higher frequency generator. Targeted more specifically to the podiatry market, this higher-frequency system offers the potential for lower dose with advanced imaging capabilities that enable lower technique for lower radiation to be used. The system is also anatomically programmed – a one-of-a-kind capability for podiatry practices – saving time, assuring accuracy, and further enhancing efficiency by enabling exams to be selected at the technologist workstation instead of at the device.
 
“As we continue to grow our imaging product portfolio, bringing our products to RSNA and being part of the ever-growing imaging community is a strategic business imperative for us,” explained Bob Salzman, president, 20/20 Imaging. “We are excited to showcase our most advanced portfolio to date along with our integrated software capabilities that paint the future of streamlined workflow in small market imaging.”

Beyond podiatry, 20/20 Imaging’s product portfolio also includes solutions for the chiropractic, hand and now the veterinary markets as well.
  • Advanced, complete end-to-end imaging solutions for chiropractic practices include the cutting-edge Chiro Straight-Arm digital x-ray solution, equipped with the company’s CFPG and the industry-leading C-DR retrofit system, both enable the direct capture of images and quick display of data on computer workstations within seconds.
  • The HDR & HFP, dedicated specifically to the unique needs of the hand surgery market, were unveiled at this past October’s American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Annual Meeting.
  • After years as a leading provider of custom retrofit solutions for veterinary markets, the addition of the V-XRS, a multi option digital receptor turn-key x-ray system equipped with a 32kW HF APR generator, 4-way float top table and mini-PACS will further advance the digital imaging capabilities for veterinary practices.
20/20 Imaging works closely with sister company Viztek, Inc., a leading provider of complete digital software and hardware diagnostic imaging solutions, and also an RSNA exhibitor with their full portfolio of products and solutions for imaging centers and hospitals.
 
About 20/20 Imaging:
20/20 Imaging is a value added reseller of HealthCare IT, including digital imaging solutions tailored for the private practice market space, specializing in podiatry and chiropractic. Utilizing its broad HealthCare IT and imaging expertise and new economical DR, CR and PACS solutions, 20/20 Imaging provides comprehensive digital imaging & IT solutions and services to a large variety of small to medium size clinical specialties.
 
 
Top Chiropractor in Atlanta First Choice for Celebs
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Written by Century Center Chiropractic   
Monday, 14 October 2013 13:47
ATLANTA, Oct. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The top chiropractor in Atlanta, Dr. Jared Simon, fixes backs; but he's no ordinary chiropractor. Better known as the "chiropractor to the stars" among the Atlanta area, Dr. Simon is the first choice among both local and major celebrities when it comes to relieving back and neck ailments of all kinds. In fact, his list of star clients reads like a red carpet roll call.

Despite being widely considered the top chiropractor in Atlanta, Dr. Simon remains surprisingly modest when asked about his work with superstar Cee Lo Green, Olympian Gwen Torrence or NFL Quarterback Joe Theismann. He explains:

"I specialize in the entertainment industry, but my main concern is making sure my patients live pain-free, whether the person I'm working on is a Grammy winning artist, a teacher, an Olympian, a car mechanic, a sports legend or an accountant. It's not what they do that matters so much to me; it's how I can get them out of pain and keep them out of pain that drives how I care for them."

Despite, or perhaps because of, his down-to-earth nature, Dr. Simon is becoming a celebrity in his own right. Once word got around that the top chiropractor in Atlanta had so many high-level clients, people wanted to know more, and he has now appeared on television and radio programs as an expert on chiropractic care.
Dr. Simon not only specializes in caring for those in the entertainment industry, he is also the founder of the Atlanta Actor's Healthnet, which features physicians sharing ideas on healing back pain for those in the performing arts.

While he is laid back about his celebrity clientele, he also realizes the importance of paying attention to people's line of work and how that affects their back and neck issues. "My patients' professions definitely impact their back problems," Dr. Simon says, "from repetitive stress injuries, which can be seen among athletes, to people suffering from pain brought on by a sedentary lifestyle, what they do or don't do during the day can inform their level of back issues." Dr. Simon says he does a careful assessment of these concerns and customizes a plan for each patient, depending on their individual needs and comfort levels.

Dr. Simon has become so well-known in the Atlanta entertainment industry that he is now the go-to Atlanta chiropractor for celebrities. He is also a member of the Screen Actors Guild, making him very familiar with the special concerns of film and stage actors.

His practice, Century Center Chiropractic, is located Atlanta, Georgia. They offer state of the art equipment and a personalized approach to back pain. Each patient is thoroughly assessed and a range of treatment options is offered. Dr. Simon has been practicing chiropractic care since 1992.

CONTACT: Century Center Chiropractic 888-667-5235


 
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