Blog & News

9
Dec

First-Ever IGNITE Conference Fires Up Integrative Medicine Practices

Emerson Ecologics, a supplier of professional-grade nutritional supplements to integrative healthcare professionals, recently launched a conference designed to educate practitioners about the fundamentals of the business of medicine. “The IGNITE Conference was developed based on direct feedback from our customers who told us about the challenges they face when trying to build a successful integrative practice,” said Andy Greenawalt, president and chief executive officer of Emerson Ecologics. “More often than not, business education is missing from professional curriculums, even though we know it is foundational knowledge needed as small business owners.” Nearly 200 healthcare professionals from diverse backgrounds, including chiropractic,...
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9
Dec

[VIDEO] Reflecting on a Successful Inaugural IGNITE Conference

No matter a practitioners credentials, specialty or practice size, it is unanimously agreed upon that there is not enough business education provided in traditional medical educational programs. This lack of attention on something that is so foundational for any small business owner makes it no surprise that having discussions around things like achieving financial success still go mostly unspoken. In 2014 the team at Emerson Ecologics began shedding light on the topic through the launch of a series of one-day workshops and webinars, but we knew there was more work to be done to bring these important business discussions to...
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21
Sep

Continuing Education Credits Approved for Naturopathic Physicians

We are excited to announce that IGNITE Conference 2015: The Business of Better Medicine has been approved for up to 11.5 credits of Naturopathic Continuing Education by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Attendees should consult with their licensing boards to confirm any limit on the number of practice management credits allowed towards CE requirements in any given year. Please note: these credits are good for all states with Naturopathic licensure excluding Oregon. Receive Up to 11.5 Credits Credits have been approved for each sessions, based on the length of time in each (i.e. a 1 hour session will provide 1...
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13
Aug

The Top 5 Reasons You CAN’T Miss This Event!

We hope you already know that IGNITE Conference 2015: The Business of Better Medicine will be a one-of-a-kind event, designed to solve your biggest business challenges during a powerful 3-day program (November 13-15), but if you’re still on the fence about attending this “get it done” event, here are even more reasons to attend…and yes, it was very difficult to narrow this list to just 5! Top 5 Reasons You Can’t Miss Out: Inspirational keynote presentations from Jeffrey S. Bland PhD, FACN, CNS and Tieraona Low Dog, M.D. This is the only conference where your favorite clinical experts will speak...
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4
Aug

How to Engage and Establish Authority Through Speaking

Topping the list of quick ways to rise above the noise and bring in new patients is public talks. If your talks aren’t delivering, it is likely the result of one (or more) of these three common mistakes: Confusing Talk Structure The human brain is ill-equipped to do the following things: Listen, read, and comprehend at the same time. Text-heavy PowerPoint slides that you read to an audience overwhelm the brain’s circuitry and cause listeners to disconnect. Absorb complex ideas. Using medical terminology that you use with your peers will distance you from your audience and put people off. Connect...
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