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Thousands of veterans waiting as backlog for disability benefits explodes

The number of veterans waiting to find out whether they qualify for disability benefits has skyrocketed over the last eight months, new figures show, leaving thousands of former military members in limbo.

Specialist wait times up in Canada: study

A new study says Canadians are waiting longer than ever for specialist treatment, but one health research organization says most patients are receiving key procedures within acceptable time frames.

Making collaborative care happen

Do you wish that the chiropractic profession in Canada could be less marginalized; that we could all be a more integral part of the mainstream of our health-care system? For our patients’ sake, I believe that would be a good thing – but what will it take to make that happen? How can we change the system? We can change it by changing what we are doing every day in our own practices.

5 business options to consider outside chiropractic

Rising business costs, government mandated minimum wage increases, hikes in chiropractic licence fees, spikes in our association premiums, cut-backs by insurance companies and changes in the auto injury guidelines – these are only some of the barriers chiropractors have to deal with when running their practice. These obstacles are enough to drive the most successful practices out of business. It is healthy for us to at least imagine what we would do should we decide to change careers and exit chiropractic.
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Webinar: Sports Concussions

Webinar: Neurology for Chiropractors – Sports Concussions

Join Dr. Frederick “Ted” Carrick for a one-hour presentation on clinical neurology with an emphasis on mild traumatic brain injuries. It is designed for the practicing chiropractor and details the diagnostic and therapeutic applications that represent an evidence-based approach to sports concussions.

Carrick is a professor of neurology and senior research fellow of Bedfordshire Centre for Mental Health Research in association with the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (BCMHR-CU). He has taught clinical neurology around the world to physicians from all disciplines for 37 years, and has held professorships in neurology at several institutions.

*Approved for CC credit in Alberta (Seminar #3547)

Date: Jan. 31st, 2018, 12 noon EST
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Health care trends to watch for in 2018

The continuously evolving dynamics of health care means practitioners must constantly keep abreast of issues that can affect delivery of care, clinic management and day-to-day operations. As 2017 draws to a close, Canadian Chiropractor explores emerging trends, issues and opportunities in the health care sector. Several factors and events happening in 2018 can have direct or indirect impact on chiropractic practices, and industry observers say practitioners need to take stock. » Read more...