December 11th, 2010 at 2:09 pm (episode, chiropractic, spine, back pain, ncqa, quality, interprofessional relationships, responsible chiropractic, research)
Ian Paskowski, DC is the medical director of the medical spine care program at Jordan Hospital. He discusses delivering high quality spine care in a community based hospital and the future of this type of multi-disciplinary program. He stresses that the program's success hinges on patient centered care and in following the NCQA Back Pain Recognition Program guidelines as well as implementing best practices from the medical literature. Practicing in an environment where medical specialties work together and chiropractors act in back pain triage has proven itself successful for Dr. Paskowski and his medical back pain program.
Interview with Dr. Paskowski conducted by Dr. Brett L. Kinsler.
October 9th, 2010 at 11:49 pm (episode, chiropractic, health, spine, back pain, ncqa, quality)
John Ventura, DC, is a board certified chiropractic orthopedist and a clinical instructor in family medicine for the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He is also an associate clinical professor at New York Chiropractic College. Dr. Ventura serves as a chiropractic consultant to numerous insurance companies. He stopped by to discuss with Dr. Brett Kinsler the NCQA Back Pain Recognition Program (BPRP). This program seeks to recognize medical physicians, surgeons and chiropractors who deliver superior care to millions of Americans who suffer from low back pain.