Telemedicine for Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine: Free Webinar Series

By Pacific College - April 13, 2020
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Check out the links below to access great information about telemedicine for acupuncture and Chinese medicine professionals and other practice building tips . These are challenging times for us all, and we love seeing how so many of us are pulling together resources to remain strong and connected.

Thank you Lhasa OMS and all the stellar professionals who so generously offer their time and resources !


A list of resources for telemedicine in acupuncture and Chinese medicine

Ongoing Series: Lhasa OMS FREE Webinars: Tips & Tricks for Telemedicine Insurance Billing featuring Sarit Hirschkorn

>> Access here.

Join Lhasa OMS as we host, Sarit Hirschkorn, Co-founder and Co-Owner of AllAcuServices, LLC to discuss Tips & Tricks for Telemedicine Insurance Billing.

We understand that some of you may be scaling down or closing your practices during this uncertain time. But, did you know that some insurance companies will pay you for conducting virtual evaluations or phone calls with your patients?

What Attendees Will Learn:

  • What is telemedicine/telehealth
  • What can acupuncturist bill for
  • How often can we bill for telemedicine
  • How do I bill for telemedicine
  • What can I charge for telemedicine
  • HIPAA rules

COVID-19 and telemedicine: adapting your acupuncture and Chinese medicine practice to the age of social distancing by Dr. Jill Blakeway, DACM.

>> Play here.


Dr. Jill Blakeway, DACM, L.Ac., shares her experience of moving a three-site, 28-practitioner Chinese medicine practice, YinOva, online to practice telemedicine. Dr. Blakeway describes the therapies that can be most commonly and effectively used with patients at a distance. She also describes the concepts from her book, Energy Medicine, that can help heal her offsite patients. Dr. Blakeway finishes the presentation by connecting nearly 200 participants by a healing meditation. It was a virtual community connection and a powerful experience for all.

Telemedicine Guide: A Low Back Pain Case Study By Matt Callison L.Ac and Brian Lau, AP.

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Join Lhasa OMS as we host Matt Callison, L.Ac. (President and Founder), and Brian Lau, AP, C.SMA of the Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) program to discuss a low back pain case study using telemedicine for acupuncture and Chinese medicine professionals.

Initially this content was supposed to be presented as a live webinar for students and graduates of the SMAC program to be a review of Module II: Low Back, Hip and Groin. While preparing for this live webinar, Matt and Brian spent days recording videos to learn and experiment with using different features of a digital platform and the logistics of using different devices and camera angles.

In this webinar, they will present and narrate the video recording to share how they approach telemedicine through the lens of Sports Medicine Acupuncture (SMA).

Finding your Authenticity and Passion in Telemedicine featuring Dr. Lamya Kamel, DAOM.

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Join Lhasa OMS as we host Dr. Lamya Kamel, L.Ac, DIPL. OM, MSTOM, DAOM, Director of Acupuncture at Aligned Modern Health to discuss Finding your Authenticity and Passion in Telemedicine.

Telemedicine for acupuncture and Chinese medicine professionals is uncharted territory for many of us. In addition to these unstable times, many of us are now put into another uncomfortable situation of working from home and not using our needles. There are many unknowns, but what we do know is we love practicing this medicine and we love our patients. Luckily, there is so much we can do beyond needles. Let’s make telemedicine work authentically for us!

In this webinar, Dr. Kamel will share how she makes telemedicine work for her and her patients.

Strategies for Weathering the Pandemic that DO NOT Include Telemedicine, by Dr East Phillips and Lhasa’s Carl Schwartz.

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Join Lhasa OMS as we host Dr. East Phillips, DAOM, L.Ac. and Carl Schwartz, Chief Customer Office at Lhasa OMS for our FREE webinar, Strategies for Weathering the Storm of the COVID-19 Pandemic that DO NOT include Telemedicine.

In this one-hour webinar, our experts will discuss many ideas that include low-cost or free options to help practitioners who are not interested in practicing telemedicine or would like to try some new options while offices are closed and business is slow.

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