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FIRST EVER YOCHUM & YOCHUM SEMINAR ON MRI OF THE SPINE
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Written by TAC Staff   
Friday, 22 March 2013 12:57
The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree and in this case it is the Yochum Family Tree.

yochumdryochumaliciaJoin Dr. Terry R. Yochum, the author of Essentials of Skeletal Radiology, and his daughter, Dr. Alicia M. Yochum (Radiology Resident, Logan College), for this intergenerational event. Drs. Yochum will cover cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine through all categories of bone disease with a major emphasis on disc disease, spinal stenosis and when to use contrast with MRI. A detailed review of normal anatomy in the axial, sagittal and coronal plane will be offered.

This first ever lecture will be in Albany, New York on June 29-30. Any interested doctor should contact the Post Graduate Division of the New York Chiropractic College, the sponsor of this lecture. Their contact information is 1-800-434-3955, ext. 121.
 
ChiroTouch to Host “More Cash, Less Insurance Dependency” Webinar with Dr. Miles Bodzin
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Written by Robert Moberg   
Thursday, 21 March 2013 15:11
San Diego, CA – March 21st, 2013 – ChiroTouch™, the nation’s leader in chiropractic software, and Dr. Miles Bodzin are pleased to announce the “More Cash, Less Insurance Dependency” webinar, which is scheduled to air live for one hour on March 28th, 2013, at 10:00am PST.
 
“When insurance reimbursements dwindle, chiropractors need ways to maintain their practices,” said Robert Moberg, President of ChiroTouch.  “Dr. Bodzin has a wealth of information and ideas aimed at helping any chiropractor transition to a cash-based practice.”
 
With insurance reimbursements getting less and less, chiropractors have to be ready to collect more cash from their patients to stay in business.  At times, the idea is scary and overwhelming, and that’s why you need to arm yourself with the tools and methods for success!  Join Dr. Miles Bodzin, the king of cash, as he describes ways to avoid the common mistakes that are made when running or transferring to a cash-based practice (that you can still accept insurance in if you want to).  You will come away from this experience more ready than ever to make the step forward!
 
Dr. Miles Bodzin is the founder and CEO of Cash Practice and is a practicing chiropractor.

Other recent webinar topics include “Art of the Close,” “Building Value in Your Practice and Equity in Your Business,” and “HITECH Stimulus Act Updates.”  The ChiroTouch webinar programs and the attendees have benefited from speakers such as Dr. Patrick Gentempo, Dr. Bob Hoffman, Dr. Eric Plasker, Dr. Ron Oberstein, Dr. Mark Ott, Stanley Greenfield, and many more.  This cross-section of the most influential and recognized coaches and speakers has made for a very robust and popular series of webinars.

To join ChiroTouch for this webinar, visit https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/240260554
 
 
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.

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Foundation for Chiropractic Progress Recognizes Frederick R. Carrick, D.C., Ph.D., as “Champion of the Year”
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Written by TAC Staff   
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 12:43
CARMICHAEL, Calif. – March 18, 2013 –The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the value of chiropractic care, is pleased to announce that Frederick R. Carrick, D.C., Ph.D., has been named the first recipient of its “Champion of the Year” award. The award, which acknowledges an individual for outstanding achievement in public relations and positive press for chiropractic, was presented to Dr. Carrick at the 50th Anniversary Gala of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), on March 7, 2013, at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.
 
awardcarrick2“Dr. Carrick exemplifies our mission: generating positive press for chiropractic,” states Kent S. Greenawalt, chairman, F4CP. “His highly acclaimed team of doctors, delivery of care and treatment of neurological disorders has gained exceptional media coverage for its remarkable outcomes. Any doctor of chiropractic who achieves this level of positive publicity for the chiropractic profession deserves high-profile recognition.”

Nominated in part by the ACA Council on Neurology, Dr. Carrick received the award in appreciation of his impressive service and significant impact on the profession. For more than 30 years, Dr. Carrick has specialized in Chiropractic Neurology, and upheld a reputable clinic sought out by a roster of celebrity patients worldwide -- including NHL star Sidney Crosby. In 2012, Dr. Carrick’s notable clinical outcomes resulted in an explosion of coverage by media, including: USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, Maclean’s Magazine, Fox, CNN, ABC, CBC, NBC, PBS and the Discovery Channel.

Accepting the award, Dr. Carrick states, “I am honored that the F4CP has selected me as its first recipient of an award that represents the betterment of patients and the chiropractic profession.”

Greenwalt adds, “It is exhilarating to witness an F4CP supporter possess the same drive and dedication in advancing chiropractic. Together, we will change the future of this profession and impact millions of patients with our distinctive care. We extend our congratulations to Dr. Carrick, and look forward to future successes and nominations.”

About Foundation for Chiropractic Progress   

foundationchiroprogresslogoA not-for-profit organization, the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress aims to inform and educate the general public about the many benefits associated with chiropractic care. To learn more about the Foundation, please visit us on the web at www.f4cp.com or call 866-901-F4CP (3427).
 
Legislation to Further Integrate Chiropractic Services Introduced in Congress
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Written by Melissa Lee   
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 12:00
Arlington,Va.--The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) today announced that its work with key congressional supporters has resulted in several important pieces of pro-chiropractic legislation being introduced in the 113th U.S. Congress. These bills, if enacted into law, would increase patient access to the services provided by chiropractic physicians.  

The first legislative initiative, the "Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act", was introduced in the Senate (as S. 422) by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.). Its House companion bill, H.R. 921, was introduced by Rep. Mike Michaud (D-Maine), a ranking member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs. The bills would require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to have a chiropractic physician on staff at all major medical facilities by 2016.

The second ACA supported bill is H.R. 741, the "Chiropractic Health Parity for Military Beneficiaries Act," introduced by Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) and Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa). This legislation would extend chiropractic services to military retirees, dependents and survivors as part of TRICARE. H.R. 741 defines "chiropractic services" as diagnosis (including X-ray tests), evaluation and management, and therapeutic services for the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal health conditions. The legislation specifically notes that chiropractic services may only be provided by a doctor of chiropractic (DC).

Another recently introduced bill--the "Chiropractic Membership in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Act of 2013" (H.R. 171), introduced by Rep. Gene Green (D-Texas)--would benefit the public and the chiropractic profession by requiring the inclusion of DCs in the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps. USPHS is an elite team of more than 6,000 well-trained, highly qualified public health professionals dedicated to delivering the nation's public health promotion and disease prevention programs and advancing public health science.

The final ACA supported bill is H.R. 702, the "Access to Frontline Health Care Act," which would establish a new program to help chiropractic physicians and other select health care providers repay their student loans if, in exchange, they establish and maintain practices in medically underserved areas. ACA has worked closely with Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa), the sponsor of the bill, to ensure that chiropractic physicians are specified as qualifying for the program.

"Those who have made sacrifices for our country--especially veterans, active-duty military and their family members--deserve access to the best health care available, which includes chiropractic services," said ACA President Keith Overland, DC. "I am urging every chiropractic physician, chiropractic student and chiropractic supporter to contact their congressional representatives and urge them to cosponsor these bills and to help military families in need."

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA), celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013, is the largest professional association in the United States representing doctors of chiropractic. ACA promotes the highest standards of patient care and professional ethics, and supports research that contributes to the health and well-being of millions of chiropractic patients. Visit www.acatoday.org.   


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Spring Seminar Series to be held for alternative treatment for scoliosis
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Written by Nicole Gladieux-Doyen   
Tuesday, 12 March 2013 11:39
clearscoliosisinstitute-logoCLEAR Scoliosis Institute is the preeminent alternative approach to the medical model of scoliosis treatment, which is watching, bracing and surgery.

The public at large will come to recognize that there is a less invasive alternative to scoliosis care than waiting, bracing, or surgery. The Chiropractic profession will lead this new approach to scoliosis care. This will be accomplished with CLEAR’s reliance on scientific research, documentation, and peer reviewed studies.

A growing number of chiropractors are participating in CLEAR’s continuing education programs. The educational programs are now available online, allowing the Doctor to take these classes at home. The CLEAR educational program is predicated on the premise that all chiropractors should be educated and trained on how to spot and diagnose scoliosis. Secondarily, many chiropractors have come to appreciate the technique component of the CLEAR program focusing on spinal structural correction.

The positive relationship within the chiropractic profession has led to a growing number of referrals from Chiropractor and Medical Doctors for their patients who want an alternative to waiting, bracing and surgery.

For more information and to register for the spring seminar series, go to www.CLEAR-Institute.org or call the CLEAR Institute at 866-663-7030. Classes are available online or in person through Parker University in Dallas, TX.
 
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