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Metagenics to Host Third Annual Lifestyle Medicine Summit
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Written by Stephanie Kochs   
Thursday, 26 June 2014 10:27
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Practice-Changing Event Features Insights from 16 Leading Healthcare Practitioners, Researchers, and Authors—Plus a Special Introduction by Country Music Legend Naomi Judd

Aliso Viejo, Calif. (June 24, 2014) Metagenics, Inc., a nutrigenomics and lifestyle medicine company focused on improving health, will host its third annual Lifestyle Medicine Summit in Nashville, Tenn. on September 26-28, 2014. This landmark series of educational events convenes leading healthcare professionals and researchers to share contemporary approaches to lifestyle medicine for greater effectiveness in addressing a wide range of conditions that affect an ever-increasing number of patients around the world. The theme for the 2014 Lifestyle Medicine Summit is "Transformational Patient Care: Powering the Paradigm Shift," which continues to guide forward-thinking practitioners in creating more patient-centered approaches to wellness.
 
“The Lifestyle Medicine Summit presents a unique opportunity for those practicing lifestyle medicine in a modern healthcare setting,” Fred Howard, CEO of Metagenics. “These are the true leaders in transforming the current model of disease/symptom care into one that addresses underlying factors that can help create a lifetime of better health. This educational series provides a rare forum to learn from experts, share with colleagues, and grow as a lifestyle medicine practitioner."
 
Prominent researchers and esteemed healthcare professionals will share insights on how patient care can be improved by combining personalized diagnostics with smarter nutritional approaches and contemporary lifestyle medicine. Speakers for this year's event include:
  • Jeffrey Bland, PhD, FACS, CN – Founder, Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute; well-known functional medicine pioneer, research scientist, and educator; author of The Disease Delusion
  • Mark Hyman, MD – Chairman, Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM); practicing family physician; eight-time #1 New York Times bestselling author; internationally recognized leader, speaker, and educator
  • Osama Hamdy, MD - Director of the Inpatient Diabetes Program, Joslin Diabetes Center; assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School; clinical researcher and author of more than 150 publications
  • David Katz, MD – Director, Yale Prevention Research Center; clinical instructor of medicine at the Yale School of Medicine; ABC News medical consultant and author of numerous scientific articles
  • Mimi Guarneri, MD – President, American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine; founder Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine; noted physician, speaker, and healthcare advisor
  • Fabrizio Mancini, DC – President Emeritus, Parker University; well-known author, TV health expert, and integrative chiropractor
Dr. Mancini's presentation will feature a special introduction by country music legend Naomi Judd, who is a former nurse, author of several books on healthy aging, and a well-known advocate for integrated medicine approaches that helped make a difference in her own health challenges. Other presenters and workshop leaders include Robert Martindale, MD, PhD; Allison Monette, ND, RD; Michael Nova, MD, PhD; Dane Donohue, DC; Eamonn Quigley, MD, PhD; Robert Rakowski, DC, CCN; Samantha Eagle, ND; Robert Silverman, DC; Mike Kyrchman, MD; and Mark C. Houston, MD.
 
About the 2014 Lifestyle Medicine Summit:
The Lifestyle Medicine Summit will be held the Omni Nashville Hotel on September 26-28, beginning with a reception at the Country Music Hall of Fame. For more details and registration information, please visit: www.metagenics.com/2014summit or call 800.692.9400 (United States), 800.268.6200 (Canada).
 
Early bird registration is $349, and registration after June 30, 2014 will be $399. Early registration is recommended as last year’s event was sold out, and this year's event is anticipated to do so as well.
 
About Metagenics, Inc.
Metagenics, Inc. (www.metagenics.com) is a nutrigenomics and lifestyle medicine company dedicated to helping people live happier, healthier lives by realizing their genetic potential. Founded in 1983, Metagenics serves more than 75,000 healthcare providers worldwide through premium quality, science-based medical foods, nutritional formulas, and lifestyle therapy programs such as FirstLine Therapy to help their patients achieve a lifetime of good health. Metagenics’ scientific staff—among the largest in the nutrigenomics industry—has published more than 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has been awarded more than 50 international or domestic patents. The company’s educational arm, Metagenics Educational Programs, collaborates with renowned medical experts to annually deliver more than 200 events designed to help healthcare professionals stay on the leading edge of lifestyle medicine and incorporate nutrition into their clinical practice.
 
Metagenics maintains its corporate headquarters in Aliso Viejo, CA; R&D headquarters in Gig Harbor, WA; and operating subsidiaries in Brussels, Belgium and Brisbane, Australia.
 
The Healing Revolution Summit to Be Held in Asheville, N.C., July 18-20
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Written by TAC Staff   
Monday, 16 June 2014 10:35
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Frank King, ND, DC, is bringing together several of the most notable advocates in the field of natural health for The Healing Revolution Summit in Asheville, N.C., July 18-20. This summit features 15 hours of CEUs for professionals as well as instructive presentations for the general public.KB AVL-200x200

Nationally recognized doctors and speakers will share cutting-edge techniques and modalities during the summit, at Asheville’s Crown Plaza Resort. Attendees will learn about contemporary homeopathy, heavy metals, cancer, natural modalities for mental health, detoxification, health freedom, and easy-to-implement systems for alternative healing. The event will include lectures, a trade show, and demonstrations in natural healing hands-on techniques.

“Contemporary Western medicine often focuses on illness and masking symptoms. The Healing Revolution awakens our inner healing power,” says Dr. King, founder of the natural wellness company King Bio and author of The Healing Revolution: Eight Essentials to Awaken Abundant Life, Naturally!

KB THR-200x200From his book, Dr. King expects a groundswell of interest from people who want to connect with natural practitioners in all disciplines. At the summit, he plans to unveil his plan for including hundreds of natural health practitioners in a referral database for website visitors seeking a connection in their region. His Healing Revolution vision is all-encompassing.

Attendees will mingle with naturopathic and homeopathic leaders during a meet-and-greet cocktail reception on the opening night, and free tours will be available for Dr. King’s Carolina Bison Ranch, which features bison – including rare white bison – and camels.KB white-bison-baby-200x200

To win two free tickets to The Healing Revolution Summit, enter a contest right away at www.kingbio.com/summit/contest. Winners will be chosen June 24th!

About Dr. Frank King
Dr. Frank King, founder and president of King Bio, is also a fourth-generation farmer. He raises yak, camel, boar, wisent and American bison sold under the Carolina Bison brand. Learn more at (www.kingbio.com).

 
 
ImaSight Launches Free Digital Radiography Compass Guide: An Indispensable Resource for Any Chiropractor Considering a Digital Radiography System
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Written by TAC Staff   
Thursday, 22 May 2014 00:49
Québec, Canada – May 21st, 2014 – ImaSight™, the chiropractic industry’s pioneer in digital x-ray imaging systems, recently launched its free Digital Radiography Compass Guide, a must-have resource to help chiropractors navigate the uncharted territory they face when considering an investment in a digital radiography system.

digital-radiography-compass“At our core, we are a trusted source of information for chiropractors, and they rely on us to help wade through the sea of confusion that often surrounds the decision of whether to invest in a digital radiography system,” said Steve Johnston, Vice President and Co-founder of ImaSight. “Our Digital Radiography Compass Guide empowers chiropractors with the confidence to ask the right questions to determine which system is best for them and how that system can positively impact their practices.”

ImaSight developed its Digital Radiography Compass Guide in response to the industry-wide need for guidance on choosing a digital radiography system. The free guide, which is downloadable on ImaSight’s website (www.ImaSightChiro.com), contains a comprehensive questionnaire covering topics that include retrofitting to existing software, warranty, support, and return on investment. By downloading ImaSight’s guide, chiropractors will feel empowered in their decisions about making a smarter choice regarding digital radiography. This guide is the lifeline chiropractors need to lead them to the information required to make an informed, confident choice about a digital radiography system that will modernize their practices and enhance their level of patient care.

“With digital radiography technology evolving so quickly, it can be daunting to try to figure out how to properly evaluate the various digital radiography systems on the market,” added Mr. Johnston. “We’ve been thrilled with the response from doctors across North America who have downloaded the guide and now feel empowered to investigate how equipping their practices with a DR system can impact their practices.”

Download a free copy of ImaSight’s Digital Radiography Compass Guide by visiting www.ImaSightChiro.com.

About ImaSight
ImaSight Inc. designs and manufactures innovative digital x-ray systems and software specifically for the chiropractic industry, empowering doctors to increase patient visits through superior communication. Founded in response to the need for digital x-ray systems that delivered hospital-quality images at an affordable price for any size practice, ImaSight offers medical chiropractors the best digital radiography solutions on the market. Visit www.ImaSightChiro.com.
 
ChiroTouch Founder Ron McNeill Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
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Written by TAC Staff   
Friday, 16 May 2014 11:20
ernstyoungfinalistSan Diego, CA – May 16th, 2014 – ChiroTouch™, the nation’s leader in chiropractic software, is pleased to announce that Ron McNeill, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, was recently named a 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist in the San Diego area. The competition recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

“Ron’s ability to identify a need within the chiropractic community and his passion, commitment, and perseverance to create a solution epitomize the spirit of this award, and there is no one more deserving of such an honor,” said Robert Moberg, President of ChiroTouch. “It is because of Ron’s vision of anticipating the software needs of the chiropractic community and his tenacity to see that vision come to fruition that ChiroTouch is now the premier practice management solution for chiropractors throughout the world.”

ChiroTouch’s comprehensive software system is the direct result of Ron’s belief that he could develop a system that would rapidly improve the efficiency and productivity of chiropractic practices. He insists on maintaining exceptionally high standards and is continually challenging his team to create and incorporate new, cutting-edge technologies. Ron’s commitment to innovation has led to the production of creative solutions to further streamline practice processes. Under his leadership, he was the first to bring true iPad integration with an EHR system in the chiropractic industry, and followed that up by being the first to put an iPhone® and Android® mobile patient communication portal into the hands of the practicing chiropractor.

Ernst & Young describes its Entrepreneur of the Year Competition as “the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.”

“Ron and the team he has built at ChiroTouch are committed to supporting the chiropractic industry and helping our clients build successful and fulfilling practices,” added Robert. “Through Ron’s leadership and entrepreneurial drive, we will continue to provide practice management solutions that set the standard in the healthcare industry, as well as for the patients we all ultimately serve.”

About ChiroTouch
chirotouchtinylogoChiroTouch, 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   
Thursday, 15 May 2014 10:47
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.

alberto salazar“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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