Unpacking a Clinical Guideline

April 25, 2023

High-quality clinical guidelines are summaries of scientific literature designed to assist practitioner and patient decisions about health and healthcare.(1) These guidelines are developed through a systematic process of reviewing and consolidating scientific evidence. Because scientific knowledge evolves over time, guidelines...

Researcher of the Year Dr. Martha Funabashi on Life-long Learning

April 19, 2023

Martha Funabashi, PhD, was named the American Chiropractic Association Researcher of the Year at ACA Engage 2023 in January. Her career has led her from an undergraduate degree in physical therapy to her current role as a clinical research scientist...

In Memoriam: Wilk v. AMA Attorney George McAndrews

April 12, 2023

One of the central and most dynamic figures of the chiropractic profession’s legal battle for legitimacy, attorney George P. McAndrews, 87, passed away Friday, April 7. McAndrews successfully represented the chiropractic plaintiffs in the historic Wilk v. AMA lawsuit, which...

HIPAA Breach Notification: What You Need to Know

March 22, 2023

As a chiropractic practice, you have specific responsibilities regarding HIPAA. One such responsibility is reporting breaches that compromise the privacy or security of patient information. For breach notification to be done correctly and to prevent fines from improper reporting, it...

Body Language and Person-centered Care

February 28, 2023

Patient, or person-centered care, has several definitions. Two examples include: “Integrated health care services delivered in a setting and manner that is responsive to the individual and their goals, values and preferences, in a system that empowers patients and providers...

Exploring the Ethics of Everyday Patient Interactions

February 14, 2023

In a two-part webinar on Learn ACA titled “Ethics and Evidence-based Medicine in Integrative Healthcare,” Charles Simpson, DC, DABCO discusses the intersection of ethics and evidence and explores the ethical considerations that exist in everyday healthcare practice, with an emphasis...

Engage 2023 Provides Great Momentum for Medicare Bill Passage

February 7, 2023

The recently concluded Engage meeting in Washington provided the backdrop for chiropractic’s day on Capitol Hill, with more than 225 congressional meetings taking place in both the House and the Senate. All the meetings focused one priority: Promoting support for...