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Started this discussion. Last reply by GTravis Feb 17, 2016.
Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Onofrio Apr 10, 2010.
At the Highlighting Massage Therapy in CIM Research conference 2010, William Meeker, DC, MPH asks the salient question “Why are we trying to do this by ourselves?”
Moderating the panel “Role of Massage Therapy in Public Health”, Meeker described that CAM professions are all pursuing the same goals: generating research and evidence-based practice, lobbying government for policy change and inclusion in health care, negotiating with the insurance industry for better service…Continue
Posted on June 3, 2011 at 9:21am
Recently I attended a CPR / First Aid course - the first I've attended in many years. Over the two days the instructor put us in unfamiliar mock emergency situations to test our response. We addressed anaphylaxis,…Continue
Posted on December 17, 2010 at 2:10pm
A new working model for massage therapists is emerging rapidly and perhaps insidiously. In the first of this two-part post, we’ll examine critical factors changing the way massage therapists work. Part II will examine the changes and challenges the new work environment will provide.
Since the distinct separation from the physiotherapy and nursing professions, massage therapists have largely been self employed working from home or renting space from another RMT, chiropractor or…Continue
Posted on November 5, 2010 at 3:04pm — 1 Comment
What does the survival of your practice have to do with being a member of your professional association? Plenty.
As practitioners we often focus on the micro-management – attracting and retaining business, recognizing referral sources, negotiating agreements, managing finances, charting, etc. – factors within our direct control and influence. However, our businesses are not islands unto themselves and are affected by multi-layered external frameworks such as…Continue
Posted on October 6, 2010 at 10:40am
Posted on June 4, 2010 at 10:04am