March 1, 2012

7 Steps to a Sound Financial Policy

New Hope for Scoliosis Sufferers--A Holisitc Approach

Digital X-ray: Do I Need One in My Office?


7 Steps to a Sound Financial Policy

1 Know Your Numbers Many doctors do not really know the cost of do­ing business. We THINK we know about what it costs to run our practice. You may know what your monthly expenses are, but do you know the actual cost of providing an office visit? Don


New Hope for Scoliosis Sufferers--A Holisitc Approach

In an age when scoliosis is being viewed as much more than a mere spine curvature, a holistic view offers the essential dictates of diet and exercise to form a non-invasive and long-term solution to the disease, aided by the use of the state-of-the-


Digital X-ray: Do I Need One in My Office?

So, you are considering "transforming" your practice? Or maybe starting a brand new or satellite office? What are some of the things you should keep in mind in making decisions on just what your practice will oiler? What should it look like? What ki


Murphy's Law (2) when starting a practice

"Murphy's Law" is an old adage that is typically stated as: "Anything that can go wrong will go wrong". When you start a new practice you 'II experience manv examples of Murphy's Laws. 1 \>e opened over 3,000 new practices. Just when I think I 've h


Opening a New Office... How to Lower your Expenses

At a glance, opening a new practice seems easy. But in reality, opening a new chiropractic office can be a significant financial challenge. Opening a new office is exactly the same as open­ing any other kind of business. You will have to rent office


Why Would You, as a Doctor of Chiropractic, Consider Using Laser Therapy in your Practice?

There are literally hundreds of good scientific reasons. First, let's cover some terminol­ogy. Laser therapy is known by several names. "Low level laser therapy" (LLLT) is my personal favorite and is the term many in the scientific community are usi


Kathy's Monthly Chronicles

By Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P Why Do I Have to Learn E/M Documentation Guidelines? This particular Blue Cross Blue Shield carrier has been known to cause heartburn for doctors of chi­ropractic for quite some time. When I received the phone call from a


Understanding the Mechanism of Plantar Fascitis

As chiropractors, our primary focus of care is the chiropractic adjustment. Based on our education in science, art and philosophy, we decide how and where to apply the chiropractic adjustment. Our treatment of a patient's condition is based on the r



Non-Chiropractor Running a Florida Chiropractic Clinic Charged with Stealing 550 k in False Health Insurance Claims Ocoee, FL: An Ocoee man faces multiple felony charges in a suspected fraud scheme that authorities say bilked health insurance provid


Your New Partner for Success: The Local Family Practice MD in Your Community

It wasn't until 1983 that the Ameri­can Medical Association changed is stance on affiliation with chiroprac­tors as being unethical. That is not too long ago and it seems that, in some circles, the medical community is coming around faster than the

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