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Foot Levelers launches Redesigned and Enhanced Stabilizing Orthotics
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Written by Hilary Kelley   
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 15:13
Roanoke, Va. (March 4th, 2013)—Today Foot Levelers launches a new bright and bold look to their Stabilizing Orthotics. For over 60 years, Foot Levelers has been serving the chiropractic profession as the world’s leading provider of orthotics.
 
“We are fine with growing old, but not with becoming outdated or out of touch,” commented Chuck Carver, Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “It was time to give the products a redesign and make improvements in the way we do business. We are extremely excited about these enhancements.”

Foot Levelers gathered feedback they received from patients and doctors over the years; to help make improvements to the Stabilizing Orthotics and to streamline the way doctors order the best products for their patients. Their mission was to empower patient-focused doctors with more enhanced products. These enhancements include:
  • Trendy new look of Stabilizing OrthoticsFL NewProducts
  • 100% recyclable, informative new packaging
  • Simplified product selection
“We are always striving to bring new and innovative products to the profession to help provide better care for patients from the ground up,” said Kent Greenawalt, Chairman and CEO of Foot Levelers. “I am very excited about these improvements and look forward to another 60 years serving patients.”

To learn more about Foot Levelers’ redesign, visit FootLevelers.com/newlook or call 800.553.4860.

Foot Levelers
Foot Levelers, Inc., world’s exclusive provider of individually designed Stabilizing Orthotics and other therapeutic products, has been serving healthcare professionals for over 60 years. Foot Levelers supports every step patients take to enjoy fuller and happier lives at work, home, or at play.
 
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ChiroTouch to Present “Keeping Compliant in 2013 with PQRS/ARRA Stimulus” Webinar
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Written by Robert Moberg   
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 15:05
San Diego, CA – March 1st, 2013 – ChiroTouch™, the nation’s leader in chiropractic software, is pleased to announce “Keeping Compliant in 2013 with PQRS/ARRA Stimulus” webinar, which is scheduled to air live for one hour on March 5th, 2013, at 10:00am PST.

“We get so many questions from doctors across the country about the stimulus program,” said Robert Moberg, President of ChiroTouch. “Our latest webinar will answer many of these questions and ultimately help chiropractors navigate the program, ensure compliance, and maximize reimbursement.”

Learn the in’s and out’s of PQRS (Physician Quality Reporting System) and what it means to your practice. Learn how to use the meaningful use quality measures data to take advantage of the PQRS Incentive Program that offers payments of 0.5 percent during 2012–2014 and avoid penalties in subsequent years.

*  Have you already gone through your first attestation period in 2011 or 2012?
*  Are you seeing Medicare patients but are not planning to participate in the stimulus?
*  Are you aware of PQRS (Physician Quality Reporting System) and how to keep compliant in 2013?

If you are a Medicare provider, this is a must-watch! You could still be eligible for up to $39,000 in reimbursements if you act by 2013! Fabio Checchin, account coordinator with ChiroTouch, will be giving an update on the ARRA Stimulus with the current timelines and how it affects you and your practice.

Dr. Bryan Weissman, southeast regional sales consultant with ChiroTouch, will also be demonstrating how to implement PQRS within ChiroTouch.

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 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.

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/659167690

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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Foot Levelers Gives Generous Donation to Palmer College’s Florida Campus
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Written by TAC Staff   
Wednesday, 20 February 2013 22:27
Roanoke, Va. (February 20, 2013)—Foot Levelers recently hosted Dr. Peter Martin, President of Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Florida Campus, and Bob Lee, Vice Chancellor of Advancement, at the company’s headquarters in Roanoke, Va. Dr. Martin and Lee had the opportunity to tour Foot Levelers’ facility and thank Kent Greenawalt, CEO of Foot Levelers, and Dr. Mark Zeigler, Foot Levelers’ Vice President of Education, for their generous donation and commitment to Palmer College’s Florida Campus capital campaign.

palmerfl2Dr. Martin stated: “Bob Lee and I wish to express our thanks for the warm hospitality afforded to us during our recent visit to Foot Levelers and the city of Roanoke. The dedication that Kent Greenawalt and the Foot Levelers team have for chiropractic and chiropractic education is apparent in their thoughts and actions. It was great to be able to meet with Kent and his team on their home turf and to see the Foot Levelers organization first hand.”

During the visit, Greenawalt and Dr. Martin discussed in what way Foot Levelers’ $200,000 donation will be utilized and how the student cafeteria on the Florida Campus will be named after Foot Levelers’ founder, Dr. Monte Greenawalt.

An appreciative Dr. Martin was recently quoted as saying: “During the August 2012 FCA convention, Mr. Kent Greenawalt put us over the $2 million mark with a generous gift of $200,000 toward the capital campaign. The generosity of corporate donors such as Standard Process and now Foot Levelers, has ensured the success of our campaign and will allow the College and campus to continue to provide those enhancements to campus life that are an integral part of our students’ education.”

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footleverslogo2Foot Levelers, Inc., world’s exclusive provider of individually designed Stabilizing Orthotics and other therapeutic products, has been serving healthcare professionals for over 60 years. Foot Levelers supports every step patients take to enjoy fuller and happier lives at work, home, or at play.  
 
Extended Preview: Pain in America – The Silver Tsunami Set for March 7, 2013 at NCLC Washington D.C.
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Written by Don Barrett   
Monday, 18 February 2013 13:57
At the request of American Chiropractic Association (ACA) President Dr. Keith Overland, a special extended preview of the forthcoming PBS documentary “Pain in America: The Silver Tsunami” will premier in March at the ACA’s National Chiropractic Legislative Conference (NCLC) and Educational Symposium.

The preview will take place at 10 am on March 7, at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. “Pain in America” producer and director Don Barrett, an Academy Award winner, will also be a featured speaker during the NCLC general session on March 7.

“Pain in America: The Silver Tsunami” explores in depth the problem the health care system will have serving the 79 million Baby Boomers who will cross the 65-year threshold between now and 2029. Currently, the system can’t aggressively cope with a quarter of that number of retirees, many of whom will experience multiple crises of pain and illness.

For the first time, a broadcast television documentary will take a close look at how Chiropractic might help save the nation from the greatest challenge health care has faced in its history, not to mention the very real possibility of national bankruptcy. This fifty-one minute program will appear on Public Broadcasting at a date to be shortly announced.

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA), based in Arlington, Va., 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.

For 35 years Don Barrett has been writing, producing and directing programming that has won multiple awards. His acclaimed program, “The Voyager Odyssey” was named the 6th Best Documentary ever made by the editors of Entertainment Weekly Magazine.

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Future Health Software Founder & CEO to Speak at Iowa State Capitol
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Written by TAC Staff   
Wednesday, 13 February 2013 16:43
iowastatecapitol2Des Moines, IA -  Founder and CEO of Future Health Software, Dr. Steven Kraus, to speak at Iowa's state capitol for the Iowa Chiropractic Society's Capitol Day Program.
 
Dr. Kraus will outline fee schedule rules, as well as updates for advertising rules that affect chiropractors not only to the State of Iowa, but nationwide.  

"It's truly an honor to educate fellow DC's in such a prestigious public forum on such important matters for doctors, such as managing fee schedules," said Kraus.  "Having 23 years' experience in practice and owned 18 practices myself, I'm ecstatic to give back to the industry that has treated me so well."

About Future Health Software
Future Health Software is the leading provider of chiropractic-specific practice management software.  Future Health Software has been chosen as the exclusive EHR solution in the student and public clinics of eight separate chiropractic colleges. 

Based out of Des Moines, Iowa, Steven J. Kraus, DC, DIBCN, CCSP, FASA, FICC founded Future Health Software in 1991.  Since then, the company has grown with one of the most experienced management teams in the chiropractic software industry.   

Thousands of clinics use Future Health Software in all 50 states.  Future Health Software has both cloud-based EHR / practice management software and server-based software to accommodate a wide range of chiropractic practices.  The company’s goal is to elevate the chiropractic profession through high-quality documentation, technology, and patient care.

For more information about Future Health Software visit:  http://FHeConnect.com or call 888.919.9919 ext 214

About Iowa Chiropractic Society
The Iowa Chiropractic Society is the only professional membership organization serving Doctors of Chiropractic in Iowa. Since its founding in 1964, the Society has lead in advocating for the rights of chiropractic patients and doctors. 

Today, the Iowa Chiropractic Society continues its efforts to advocate on behalf of the profession and to ensure patient access to a comprehensive range of health care services including chiropractic.

For more information or to join (Iowa doctors) please visit http://www.iowadcs.org/

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ource: PRLog (Press Release) - Feb. 6, 2013 - By Nick Sideris
 
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