Participate in Practice-Based Research with a Focus on Wellness
SOURCE: ChiroACCESS ~ January 21, 2011
Dr. Cheryl Hawk [*] invites all DCs to participate in a new practice-based research program:
ICON — The Integrated Chiropractic Outcomes Network.
It is open to any licensed chiropractic practitioner, and eventually we hope to include other professions as well. ICON will focus on prevention and health promotion, and I hope we may be able, at some point, to gather data on chiropractic maintenance/wellness care.
The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) defines a Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) as a group of clinicians and practices working together in ambulatory care to answer community-based health care questions and translate research findings into practice. (more…)