Online Program

Health, Policy, and Chiropractic

Monday, November 2, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The APHA conference theme this year is “Health in All Policies” and this session explores health policies. Topics included are quality improvement for the American Chiropractic Association’s public health related policies, appropriateness in patient centered care, review of professional health associations’ anti-tobacco policy statements, and economic impacts of adhering to non-surgical spine care guidelines.
Session Objectives: Define ways in which “Health in All Policies” affect chiropractic and how chiropractors and other health professionals may improve health policies.
Dana Madigan, DC, MPH and Claire Johnson, DC, MSEd, PhD
Michael Ramcharan, DC, MPH, EdD

Evaluation of Public Health Related Policies from the American Chiropractic Association: Description of a Quality Improvement Process   
Claire Johnson, DC, MSEd, PhD, A. Carlo Guadagno, DC, Tony Hamm, DC, Karen Konarski-Hart, DC, Delilah Anderson, DC, MS, Michael Clay, DC, MPH, Mitchell Haas, DC, MA, Martha Kaeser, DC, MEd, Eugene Lewis, DC, MPH, Dana Madigan, DC, MPH and John Nab, DC
Determining Appropriateness in the Age of Patient Centered Care   
Lara Hilton, MPH, Margaret Whitley, MPH, Ian Coulter, PhD, Ron D. Hays, PhD, Gery Ryan, PhD and Patricia Herman, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Chiropractic Health Care
Endorsed by: Medical Care Section, Oral Health, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)