Coordinated Care in Health Systems
It’s Time to Make it the Norm Chronic pain is a massive problem in the United States, affecting one in five adults. Given the scale, treating chronic pain effectively should be a top priority for health systems. However, most systems... Read More ›
CDC Recommends Chiropractic Care, Acupuncture, and Massage Therapy in New Opioid Guideline
Last week, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released an updated Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain. The guideline, intended to help clinicians provide pain management for adults, advocates for a patient-centered approach, including evidence-based nonpharmacologic... Read More ›
Dr. Jeffrey Advocates for H.R. 4803 in Acupuncture Today
Greta Hysjulien Jeffrey, DAc, LAc '13 wrote about the future of acupuncture and the Acupuncture for our Seniors Bill (H.R. 4803) in the October issue of Acupuncture Today. This is the fourth article in a series on H.R. 4803. Last... Read More ›
Sawyer talks non-pharmacologic solutions for pain and Medicare on the Empowered Patient Podcast
Chuck Sawyer, DC went on the Empowered Patient Podcast to discuss pain management strategies amidst the opioid epidemic and to give insight on some of the history of the chiropractic profession and NWHSU today. Topics include the overuse of narcotics... Read More ›
Renee Shares 7 Domains Clinicians Need for Integrative Care with HealthLeaders
Integrative care provides patient-centric care and includes interprofessional collaboration and interdependent considerations such as genetics, social determinants of health, and community support and resources. Michele Renee explains the 7 domains of knowledge, skills, and behaviors that clinicians need to provide... Read More ›
Northwestern Health Sciences University Defines the Future of Integrative Care, Calls on Healthcare Industry to Prioritize Health Creation
Integrative, patient-centric approach to care creates resilience and health for individuals, communities, and the healthcare system BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – August 16, 2022 – Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU), the evidence-based integrative health institution in Bloomington, Minnesota, releases its integrative care... Read More ›
Maiers Pens Op-Ed in the Hill: Close Medicare Gaps in Access to Non-Drug Pain Management
Congress must close Medicare gaps in access to non-drug pain management Michele Maiers for The Hill As our population ages and the opioid crisis continues to ravage our communities, increasing access to high-value, non-pharmacologic options for managing pain and chronic disease must... Read More ›