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Foot Levelers Gives Diamond Away at 60th Anniversary Seminar
Press Release
Written by Tac Staff   
Tuesday, 02 October 2012 14:45
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 2, 2012 (Roanoke, VA)—Foot Levelers surprised participants at their 60th Anniversary Seminar that took place on September 22-23 in Minneapolis, Minn., with a 1/2 –karat diamond giveaway. The diamond is brilliant round cut and is retail valued at over $2,000.

The lucky diamond winner is Dr. Christine Ingbretson from Ham Lake, Minn., and owns Andover Ham Lake Chiropractic. “I was so excited to win the diamond! It will make a gorgeous necklace,” Dr. Ingbretson said. “The diamond was a huge bonus, as I had already received so much great knowledge from the seminar.”

Foot Levelers wanted to do something special for attendees and show their gratitude for the support over the past 60 years. “We did a diamond give-away to celebrate our diamond jubilee,” said Brietta Cunningham, Director of Marketing at Foot Levelers. “However, more importantly we wanted to do something special for attendees who have supported Foot Levelers and make our 60th anniversary seminar as memorable as possible for them.”

This seminar marked the first of Foot Levelers’ 60th Anniversary seminar series. There are two more 60th Anniversary seminars taking place in Chicago, Ill., Nov. 17-18, and in Newark, N.J., Dec. 1-2. Topics presented at the seminar are about structural support from two of chiropractic’s most dynamic speakers, Dr. Terry Yochum and Dr. Kim Christensen.

To register for one of Foot Levelers’ 60th Anniversary Seminars or for more information, call 1.800.553.4860 or visit us online at FootLevelers.com/Live.

Foot Levelers
Foot Levelers, Inc., world’s exclusive provider of individually designed Stabilizing Orthotics and other therapeutic products, has been serving healthcare professionals for 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 and the Chiropractic Leadership Alliance Partner to Present Technology Conference
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Written by Robert Moberg   
Tuesday, 02 October 2012 12:14
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

San Diego, CA – Oct 1, 2012 – ChiroTouch™, the nation’s leader in chiropractic software, and the Chiropractic Leadership Alliance, a visionary leader in the chiropractic technologies industry, are pleased to present the Simplify Chiropractic Technology Symposium. This first-of-its-kind technology, one-day conference is designed to provide chiropractors with a clear road map to integrating all-empowering technologies into the practice, and takes place in Chicago, IL, on November 10, 2012.

“ChiroTouch and the CLA recognized a significant need within the chiropractic community to learn how to fully capitalize on available technology, and we’re thrilled to be able to address that need though this groundbreaking Symposium,” said Robert Moberg, President of ChiroTouch. “Attendees will learn how to fully integrate innovative and efficient technologies in order to simplify their practices, giving them more time to spend on both their patients and practice.”

The landscape of hardware and software technology has evolved from tools used to accomplish a specific set of tasks to fully integrated digital systems that play a critical role in improving patient care, increasing practice efficiencies, and connecting the patient, the practice, and the provider. And while the power of technology has made the complex simple, how it’s implemented in the practice environment is just as important as the technology itself.

Just a few of the topics being presented at the Simplicity Symposium include:

·       The pros and cons of Premise Server versus Cloud Solutions
·       How the transition to mobility is effecting software applications
·       The Business of Wellness: integrated clinical and office systems that position your practice as a perpetual profit center
·       Best practices in mobility: iPad/iPhone, Microsoft Surface, Android
·       When every patient's Critical Shift occurs, allowing them to commit to the full scope of chiropractic care
·       Compliance in a digital environment
·       How to use technology to empower your practice, improve care, and increase profits

“The Symposium will connect attendees with the most powerful technology available in the industry and show them how using the right technology in the right way for the right purpose can create immeasurable efficiencies in their practices," added Robert.

Tickets are just $49.00, and include one free guest pass. 

Visit http://www.simplifyconference.com to learn more and secure your spot!

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 to leverage Future Health’s advanced technology & cloud data storage to help customers gain efficiencies
Press Release
Written by Amy Doll   
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 12:13
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.

CONTACT: Amy Doll, Future Health FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (515) 276-0224, ext. 214

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Doctored - The Movie
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Written by Gilles A. LaMarche BS, DC   
Thursday, 20 September 2012 14:02
The premiere of "Doctored - The Movie", by producer Jeff Hays, will take place in New York City on September 21, 2012, in Los Angeles, September 26, and in Chicago, Atlanta, and Dallas September 28. The film will also be screened at those same theaters for one week following the premieres. Between September 5 and 15, a director's cut of the movie was viewed by more than 1,500 chiropractors from San Diego to New York City, and their comments have been nothing short of impressive .

A few years ago I began sharing a dream from the platform at chiropractic conferences: "I have a dream that within this decade chiropractors will be recognized as the go-to health experts around the world."  As the chiropractic envoy for this movie I have had the honor of viewing the director's cut more than 10 times, and I now know that my dream will become a reality, probably much earlier than expected. This movie is a must for every DC to view and share with their community. The impact of this message will change the face of healthcare in America. One of the DC attendees in San Diego wrote a truly touching testimonial  and shared it with colleagues on social media. One of his statements is:  "I am proud to be a chiropractor and proud of Producer Jeff Hays for taking on 'our story'. This is a PERFECT springboard and opportunity to once again tell our story to the public, only this time it is coming from a third party."

Danny Gambino DC

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Anthony Ebel DC stated: "Every mother who views this movie will be deeply touched and know that their children are in good hands with chiropractic. Every DC needs to get these personalized DVDs and share them with their community, even if they just stand in a grocery store and give them away. Doctored will deliver. When moms see this film, they will do the most important thing we could ever ask of them - ask questions. Chiropractors hold the answers."
 
Many health experts across the professions were interviewed for Doctored; chiropractors, naturopaths, physicians, osteopaths, medical scientists, former drug reps. Everyone interviewed agreed that there are serious issues and that the healthcare system in America is broken.  Chiropractor and scientist Dr. James Chestnut stated: "There has been a deliberate and sustained effort by allopathic medicine and Big Pharma to label any intervention other than drugs, surgery and radiation as unscientific quackery. Doctored- The Movie exposes this truth effectively."  

Doctored effectively shares these messages with one goal in mind - to change a system and lead the American public to healthier lives, to help the public understand that they have options for healthy living. In the opinion of many health experts including Patrick Gentempo DC, "The documentary Doctored - The Movie, like chiropractic, started as a great idea based on truth and has now morphed into a true force of nature."

In my opinion every chiropractor must support the distribution of this movie, stand up and be counted. Either we stand for something or we fall for everything. Jeff Hays and his team at Jeff Hays Films with their passion and amazing talent have succeeded in revealing the truth about healthcare in America, and achieve what no one in the world has yet been able to do - telling the story with accuracy, passion and ultimate truth.

For more information refer to www.doctoredmovie.com

Submitted by  Gilles A. LaMarche BS, DC
 
Dr. Gert Bronfort Wins Lincoln Research Prize
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Written by Kate Martin   
Thursday, 20 September 2012 11:45
For immediate release

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. 9/20/2012. Gert Bronfort, DC, PhD Vice President of Research at Northwestern Health Sciences University, is the recipient of the 2012 Lincoln Research Prize in Chiropractic and Biomechanics. The $20,000 prize is the largest monetary award in chiropractic research. This award is given to a chiropractic scientist who has demonstrated outstanding research contributions with direct impact on chiropractic care and/or clinical biomechanics related to patient care over the past three years.

In a career spanning more than 40 years, including 19 years in private practice, Dr. Bronfort has earned an unprecedented record in chiropractic for receiving multimillion-dollar grants from prestigious grant agencies and a long list of scientific publications in top medical scientific journals. As a researcher and academic, Dr. Bronfort stands today as one of the most respected and recognized methodologists in the areas of clinical research and randomized clinical trials. He has designed, carried out and published several landmark trials in the area of spinal manipulation and exercise for neck pain, back pain and headache. His trials are characterized by rigorous designs and have impacted the spine pain field across health care disciplines world-wide. In addition to performing original research, Dr. Bronfort has summarized evidence in many systematic reviews and through his membership of the Editorial Board for the Cochrane Back Review Group he has become an influential figure far beyond chiropractic circles.

“I am honored to be the recipient of this prestigious award and I have decided to give a portion of the prize money to our university research fellowship fund to help support the education of our current fellows,” said Dr. Bronfort.

The award was presented at the Florida Chiropractic Association National Convention in August by the Lincoln Endowed Chair at the University of South Florida, along with the Florida Chiropractic Association, Florida Chiropractic Foundation for Education and Research, and the Lincoln Chiropractic College Education & Research Fund.
Northwestern Health Sciences University is a leader in natural health care education, offering degrees and programs in chiropractic, acupuncture, Oriental medicine, therapeutic massage, clinical nutrition, chiropractic orthopedics, diagnostic imaging and human biology. The University serves nearly 900 graduate and undergraduate students on a 25-acre campus in Bloomington, Minnesota.

For information: Kate Martin, Assistant Director of Strategic Communications at Northwestern Health Sciences University, at (952) 888-4777, ext. 172 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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