In This Issue: Insurance, Practice Managment, and Other Services
By Editorial Staff
You've decided to pursue a career in acupuncture and Oriental medicine. You've graduated from school and are now a licensed practitioner.
So, what's your next step? Where can you go to find information on the latest products, continuing education programs, and other goods and services that will help your practice grow?
"What Are My Choices?" is here to answer all of those questions - and more. What Are My Choices? is an occasional column that gives you the information you need straight from the experts: the companies themselves. This issue's column focuses on insurance, practice management, and other practice services - ingredients that are essential to having a successful acupuncture and Oriental medicine practice.
AcuFinder.com: An organization that promotes acupuncture and Oriental medicine to the public and is the leading acupuncture directory with over 12,000 licensed acupuncturists. The website attracts over 6.5 million hits a month, making it the most visited acupuncture-related site on the World Wide Web, and has over 12,000 acupuncturists listed. Our goal is to provide the public with the most relevant and useful information about acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Tel: 760-630-3600; Web: www.acufinder.com.
Acupunk Practice Building: When building a practice, you need more than good intentions - you need a helping hand. Acupunk Practice Building Systems is a custom-tailored success system that revolves around your needs and desires. By using it, you will be part of an exclusive acupuncture community. We offer you opportunities to interact and communicate with acupuncturists from around the nation, providing a forum to discuss current issues relevant to your evolving practice. Tel: 877-851-0139; Web: www.acupunkinc.com.
Acupuncture Media Works: Provides top quality patient education tools that are focused on helping you grow your practice. Our products are designed and created by an acupuncturist who uses his own clinic as a living laboratory to ensure effectiveness. We provide the most succinct, effective, and affordable patient education and practice building tools. We have created a step-by-step 12-Visit Protocol for Lifetime patients that you will receive for free with any first-time purchase. Tel: 866-696-7577; Web: www.acupuncturemediaworks.com.
American Acupuncture Council: As opportunities for your practice grow, so does a pressing need to protect it - something that we have been doing more successfully and cost-efficiently than anyone else since 1972. As the largest and oldest provider of acupuncture insurance in the country, we offer the benefit of experience, enabling you to enlist the protection of the industry's leading carrier backed by a veteran legal defense team - at the lowest premiums. Tel: 800-838-0383; Web: www.acupuncturecouncil.com.
Sohnen-Moe Associates, Inc.: Create your ideal practice! We offer innovative, practical, proven support for increasing success through our books, 81 home-study courses, workshops, coaching services and information-packed website. We want people to do what they love and earn a decent living doing it. You make the world a better place through the power of positive touch and we're here to help you cultivate a practice that's profitable and enjoyable. Tel: 800-786-4774; e-mail:
; Web: www.sohnen-moe.com.
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