Foundation for Chiropractic Progress and the Midwest Business Group on Health Present Workshop: Role of Complementary and

  Foundation for Chiropractic Progress and the Midwest Business Group on
  Health Present Workshop: Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in
  the Workplace

Business Wire

CARMICHAEL, Calif. & CHICAGO -- March 8, 2013

TheFoundation for Chiropractic Progress(F4CP), a not-for-profit organization
dedicated to raising awareness about the value of chiropractic care, will
support an educational event of theMidwest Business Group on Health(MBGH)
entitled:The Role of Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Managing
Costs and Improving Outcomes, on March 14, 2013 between 8:30 A.M.-12:15 P.M.
CST, in Chicago, IL. The program will deliver a discussion about today’s
trends and best practices in CAM benefits, along with present research on
chiropractic care, acupuncture and massage therapy.

“We are delighted that the F4CP is partnering with our organization in the
coordination of this educational event,” says Larry Boress, president, MBGH, a
not-for-profit business coalition with members  representing over 4 million
lives and spending more than $4 billion on healthcare benefits annually. “Our
mission is to advance leadership, collaboration and knowledge to improve the
quality and cost-effectiveness of health benefits, healthcare and the health
and productivity of the community – and this program aligns with our goals.”

The event will feature an employer panel, an overview of a new MBGH employer
survey on CAM benefits and targeted presentations from the following
professionals:

  *Guy D’Andrea, president, Discern Consulting
  *Ross M. Miller, M.D., M.P.H., medical executive, Cerner Corporation
  *Bill Updyke, D.C. leader, Physical and Complementary Medicine,
    LifeConnections Health Center, Cisco Corporation
  *Marilyn Allen, American Acupuncture Council and representative, World
    Health Organization
  *Jerrilyn Cambron, PhD, professor, Department of Research, National
    University of Health Sciences, Board of Trustees, Massage Therapy
    Foundation. .

Kent S. Greenawalt, chairman, F4CP, notes the importance of this
collaboration: “Employers are interested in obtaining greater value in their
healthcare dollars, and this program will explore the value that chiropractic
services can bring to the worksite and employers’ covered populations,” says
Greenawalt. “As value-driven models gain popularity, chiropractic presents
opportunities for savings.”

For information about the program or to register, go to www.mbgh.org.

About The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

A not-for-profit organization, the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress
informs and educates the general public about the many benefits associated
with chiropractic care. To learn more about the Foundation, please visit us on
the web at www.yes2chiropractic.com or call 866-901-F4CP (3427).

About the Midwest Business Group on Health

With more than 120 member organizations, the Midwest Business Group on Health
is one of the nation’s leading non-profit business groups of large,
self-insured public and private employers serving as a catalyst for community
initiatives to improve the quality, safety and cost-effectiveness of the
health care delivery system. MBGH is an essential resource to support
employers in effectively managing their health benefits through high-quality
education, research, networking and benchmarking. MBGH is a founding member of
the National Business Coalition on Health. www.mbgh.org.

Contact:

Media
The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress
Lauren Kennedy, 201-641-1911 (14)
lkennedy@cpronline.com
 
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