For practitioners today it comes as no shock, that not only is health care changing, but chiropractic needs to undergo a dramatic paradigm shift in the way we treat and progress patients through care. In the past, manipulation, alone or supported with other passive therapies, was considered the standard of care. With today’s evidence and current literature, we are finding out that active care, with patients more involved in their treatment plan, typically will support the best outcomes.
As of February 1, 2008, enrolment in Health Care for Auto Insurance (HCAI) is mandatory for all health facilities, in Ontario, that do business with auto insurers. This means chiropractors, too.
As an entrepreneur, one must learn to distinguish between smart business and good business. Running a smart business means accepting that one’s time is finite and that one’s expertise doesn’t cover everything. It becomes false economy, then, to try to handle all aspects of a business in-house.
I routinely receive inquiries from chiropractors who are planning to open a new practice, or purchase a new practice together, with the intention of operating as a “partnership”. Most readers have heard the terms “partnership” and “cost-sharing”, but some may not appreciate that there are significant differences between the two – potentially costly differences that are preventable.
Powerful interest groups lobbied for changes in Ontario
No matter how individual DCs perceive and practise chiropractic, all are subject to the currents of thought moving through the collective national consciousness.
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The martial arts as a metaphor for living.
Too often in life, unexpected events pop up and bite us in the, er, behind. With luck, harm can sometimes be averted if the threat is first spotted in our field of vision.
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The ‘Why’ and ‘How’ of patient information in chiropractic practice
Working with adult survivors of childhood violence.
A triple-play strategy for success.
Everyone in the world seeks peace, beauty, fullness of life and goodness. As chiropractors, we have the opportunity to share this beauty with everyone who crosses our path and we have the opportunity to be at the helm of a movement that can bring peace into the lives of so many.
Why not come out and join the team? Teamwork. Critical mass. Impact. Excitement. These words accurately describe the current state of affairs in Canadian chiropractic research.
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EPIC2019: Global Opportunities In Spine Care
March 20-23, 2019
2018 RCCSS (Canada) West Sports Conference
March 23-24, 2019
LIFE Vision Canada
March 29-30, 2019