Low-Tech Functional Tests that Establish Medical Necessity beyond Pain Relief
Proving medical necessity in today’s marketplace requires doctors to document objective functional improvement to get patient visits approved and paid for. In many chiropractic practices case management is pain management and when the pain goes away, so does the patient. One way to overcome this obstacle is to perform a small battery of quantifiable functional capacity tests to identify the patient's limitations beyond pain. These include measures of strength, endurance, balance, and proprioception. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to measure function, set goals for care, and communicate them to your patients and third-party payers.
How to Set Expectations & Stop Patient Drop Out
At Breakthrough Coaching, we are big believers in effectively setting patients’ expectations by pre-framing what will happen on every visit from the first visit to re-exams, through the transition from Acute to Wellness care. Chiropractic is new to most people and so being aware of the effect your communication with and around patients is essential to setting the right foundation for a successful experience. Patients should feel cared for and informed, not confused, and frustrated. The most successful practices are filled with great patients. Patients who know and own their role in their care and in your Mission to provide it to them. Your patients want to be great patients because great patients get the best results. In this session, we’ll teach you how to show them how.
Ignite Your Passion & Performance: Embracing Positive Change
Maximize your personal effectiveness by learning how to excel through embracing change. Change is the natural state of being alive. When you were a child, no one needed to tell you that. Somehow, you have forgotten it as an adult. When you deny the process of change, you become stagnant. Learning to accept it, understand it and go with it, you grow, become balanced and life is more fun. Giving in to your fears and walking through them is the gateway to change. This personal development session will lead you into massive action, helping you to master the fears that hold you back and cause you to resist change.
How to Use Video to Engage Your Patients & Grow Your Practice
Communication is becoming more digital, and more visual, every day. Video is rapidly becoming the preferred way for chiropractic practices to increase online visibility, convey expertise, and engage and educate new and existing patients. With the increase in smartphone cameras, as well as easy-to-use video editing and distribution options, video has become a highly affordable option for promoting your chiropractic practice. According to the National Research Corporation, are 50 times more likely to appear on Google’s first page results than sites without video content. Chiropractic practices can use video in a variety of ways. This session offers seven ideas and examples to get you started.