October 1, 2010

NUHS Prepares DCs for Limited Prescription Powers in NM

MD REFERRALS THE TIME IS NOW.......15 YEARS AGO

Extremity Expert Humble "Foot Doctor" Thrives by Addressing Area Neglected by Others Interview with Kevin Wong, D.C.

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NUHS Prepares DCs for Limited Prescription Powers in NM

Aucjus i 31,2010 ■ Tin-: United Siati:s is experiencing a shortage of primary care FAMILY DOCTORS. TllAl's WHY OVFR THE LAST 8-10 YF.ARS, CHIRO­PRACTIC ASSOCIATIONS IN STATES WITH SEVERE SHORTAGES OF PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS HAVE SOUGHT TO EXPAND THE

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MD REFERRALS THE TIME IS NOW.......15 YEARS AGO

1 995 WAS A VERY INTERESTING YEAR, IN FEBRUARY THE Dow JONES Industrial Average gained 30.28 points to close at 4,003.33, going above 4000 for the first time; Yahoo! was incorporated, establishing the Internet Portal as a model; a gallon of gasoline

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Extremity Expert Humble "Foot Doctor" Thrives by Addressing Area Neglected by Others Interview with Kevin Wong, D.C.

Dr. Wong is a 1996 Summa Cum Laude gradu­ate of Palmer College of Chiropractic West, currently in his fourteenth year of practice. Not only has Dr. Wong been in active practice since graduating, he has also been teaching chiropractic education as we

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A Square Peg, Round Hole and Insurance

OVER TIME, WE HAVE ALL TRIED TO force a large square peg into a small round hole and found that there are always leftover pieces that were sloughed off. And, in order to make this job easier, we'll need a big hammer to create enough force to ram tha

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Automated Paperless"?

TIIIRi: IS NO DOUBT THAT ONI- OF Till-: MOST POPULAR TRENDS in chiropractic is going paperless. Software companies have never been so active at programming all kinds of paperless office systems. Most chiropractic offices are already using computers

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Triathlete Troubled by Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

History and Presenting Symptoms A 31-year-old male athlete presents with burning pain and paresthesias affecting the ball of his right foot and toes, and extending along the sole of his foot. He is a competi­tive triathlete, but doesn't recall any s

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Getting Paid on Insurance is Easy Keeping Your Money is Another Issue

I AM WORKINCi WITH TIM- LAWYERS for a doctor who is fighting for his license. The insurance company reported a license violation to the chiropractic state board that, by regulation, requires an investi­gation. The lawyei first contacted me on July 1

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Master Reimbursement with the Four P's: Passion, Performance, Patience, and Perseverance

NI-ARLY 28 YHARS OI HILLINCi AND COLLIXTING FROM INSUR-ance companies have taught me a few secrets. Despite the inevitable moaning and groaning that occurs around the thought of insurance billing, the process is actually very straightforward, with r

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Chiropractic Is More Than a "One Service" Healing Art

Wi: vviki: kixkntly in a minting whi:ri; a colli-iaoim-brought in several chiropractic publications from 1 %0's. We found the articles in those publications intriguing. They showed that, 50 years ago, chiro­practors were essentially facing some of t

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Good Old Fashioned Marketing

DOCTORS ARP. ESPECIALLY RESISTANT TO THE WORDS "MARKF.T-ing and selling." Yet. the primary reason most people become your customers (patients) is because they choose to buy your services, and that result can be directly attributed to marketing. Let'

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