April 1, 2016

From the Director's Desk

From the Director's Desk

News

Introducing the Performance Health Academy

What's Hot

Aerotel USA, Inc. announces the DCcure Reseller Program:

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From the Director's Desk

From the Director's Desk

As a chiropractor, it’s easy to get caught up with treating patients, to the point that one loses track of the admin side of the clinic. A very insightful article is brought forth by Dr. Ray Foxworth, as he presents five tips on regulations that you may be in danger of violating.

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News

Introducing the Performance Health Academy

AKRON, OH—February 3, 2016 — Performance Health is excited to introduce the Performance Health Academy, a content-rich resource that is built upon the foundation of the highly-respected Thera-Band Academy. This new site supports Performance Health’s successful and continued brand growth with a greater variety of content targeted at a broader clinical audience.

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What's Hot

Aerotel USA, Inc. announces the DCcure Reseller Program:

New York, NY — April, 2016 — Aerotel USA, Inc. has introduced a new reseller program to the chiropractic medical community. The program allows DCs to rent and sell DCcure, Aerotel’s FDA listed portable medical device programmed to deliver sets of extremely low Pulsed Electro-Magnetic Field (PEMF) frequencies to relieve low back pain, decrease inflammation and promote cellular healing when used as part of an overall therapeutic regimen administered under a DC’s ongoing supervision.

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

The Five Most Dangerous Compliance Traps and How to Avoid Them

As a medical compliance specialist, I’m often asked, “With all of the rules and regulations that we face in health care, what should I worry about the most?” My advice is to concentrate on these five compliance traps and how violations could occur in your office, then put policies and procedures into place to minimize or eliminate the likelihood of occurrence.

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FEATURE

Your Best Malpractice Protection: Indisputable, Court-Proven Objective Data

Every DC should be alert to his or her malpractice risks, especially in today’s litigious business and health care environments. This is a genuine case that will make you think twice about each new patient who enters your door. Recently, a gentleman walked into the office of Dr. Joanna Smith (a real DC, but not her real name) hoping to become a new patient.

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FEATURE

Sleep Disorder Improvements Have Been Linked to Chiropractic Care

Asleep disorder, or somnipathy, is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental, social, and emotional functioning. Disruptions in sleep can be caused by a variety of issues, from teeth grinding (bruxism) to night tenors.

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Three Ways to Expand Your Practice

There is a well-known rule of business that may even be a natural law, and it states, “If your business is not expanding, it’s actually contracting.” This rule suggests that there is no staying the same—things either get better or they get worse.

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PERSPECTIVE

What’s Holding You Back?

There is a new world upon us. We now have to deal with ICD-10, and you must realize the world—your world—is driven by insurance companies, or is it? Often during times of change, fear of the unknown holds us back, or fear of repeating past failures.

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Ewing’s Sarcoma

This four-year-old child was complaining of persistent pain in the heel and a low-grade fever. Notice the destinctive osteolytic and osteoblastic abnormality within the calcaneus. There has been expansion of the floor of the calcaneus.

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FEATURE

The Secret to Prevent Adjusters and IMEs from Denying, Disputing and Omitting Factors for your PI Claim.

If you’re a chiropractor who treats personal injury patients, there’s no doubt you’ve had various factors of your claim challenged, denied, disputed, and even omitted. It is commonplace for adjusters and IMEs to have varying opinions about your findings and it seems difficult to have your opinion accepted as having the greater weight.

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