|[February 20, 2013]
Foundation for Chiropractic Progress Points to Role of Specialists in Integrating Care and Providing Better Patient Outcomes in the Medical Home
CARMICHAEL, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a not-for-profit organization
dedicated to educating the public about the value of chiropractic
care, announces that its spokesperson, Gerard Clum, D.C., will
participate in a webinar entitled: "The
Role of Specialty Practices: How Specialists Are Integrating Care and
Providing Better Patient Outcomes Members," February 20,
2013, 2 p.m. ET, hosted by Dorland
Health, a leading integrated media publisher in thehealthcare
business information industry. The 90-minute program discusses the
specialty medical home model.
"As healthcare professionals gain a better understanding of emerging
outcomes-based models, such as Patient-Centered Healthcare Homes and
Accountable Care Organizations, it becomes evident that specialty
practices - such as chiropractic - will play a vital role," says Anne
Llewellyn, RN-BC, MS, BHSA, CCM (News - Alert), CRRN, editor in chief, Dorland Health.
"This webinar will provide positive examples and education around the
process of transitioning a specialty practice into a patient-centered
The F4CP educates appropriate audiences about the valuable role of
chiropractors within emerging healthcare models. The F4CP presents at
premier healthcare events, publishes white papers and establishes
partnerships with leading healthcare organizations. As a result of its
2011 paper, "The
Role of Chiropractic Care in the Patient-Centered Medical Home,"
URAC, a national accreditation organization, initiated a joint pilot
program that provides certification to chiropractors interested in
patient-centered healthcare home participation.
Serving as a key contributor to the URAC pilot and relative F4CP
initiatives, Dr. Clum states, "The specialty medical home model provides
doctors of chiropractic with an opportunity to provide cost-effective,
quality and efficient care to patients."
Joining Dr. Clum as a presenter will be: Linda D. Bosserman, MD, FACP,
president, Wilshire Oncology; Cindy Gunn, PT, MPH, project manager,
Harris Health System Rehabilitation Services and Vivian Dunlop PT, MS,
administrative director, Rehabilitation Services and Child Life, Harris
About the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress
A not-for-profit organization, the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress
informs and educates the general public about the many benefits
associated with chiropractic care. To learn more about the Foundation,
or call 866-901-F4CP (3427).
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