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ICS Committees

If you would like more information about a committee, please contact the ICS at 515-867-2800 or info@iowadcs.org.

 

Program/CE Committee (Formerly two committees – annual convention and CE committee):

The Program/Continuing Education Committee is responsible for determining content and speakers, recruiting sponsors and exhibitors, and assisting staff in planning, promoting, implementing and evaluating ICS programs that meet our members’ needs. These programs include the annual convention, seminars, webinars and other education courses.

 

Communications/Marketing: Highly ACTIVE committee. Expectations include committee participation, monthly/bi-monthly calls and quick email responses (24-48 hours). Responsible for working with ICS staff to move public relations campaign and strategic plan goals forward regarding communications and marketing to ICS member and non-member chiropractic physicians, the public, other healthcare professionals and the media. Review ICS publications’ content with staff as needed.

 

Doctor to Doctor: Responsible for developing and delivering ICS programs, tool kits, products and services that assist member physicians at critical stages of their careers. (The current program includes the elements of the New Practitioner Seminar, ICS Mentor Program, ICS Topic Advisor Program, and the Equipment Recycling Program.)

 

Medicare/Medicaid: Responsible for obtaining information on the impact of the Medicare and Medicaid programs on Iowa chiropractors and their patients. Work with ICS Medicare/Medicaid advisor and ICS insurance consultant to direct staff to disseminating information. Utilize ICS legislative committee when advocating for changes.

 

Membership: Responsible for approval of new members. Review and evaluate product and service vendors to meet members’ needs. In support of the ICS strategic plan, work on membership recruitment and retention programs.

 

Occupational Health Committee: Educate and move chiropractic into Iowa business and industry. Educate businesses about chiropractic care as cost efficient effective alternative to standard medical care and employee healthcare. Develop pilot projects to reinforce cost effectiveness of employee healthcare, and communicate evidence-based information with employers, standards of care, and record keeping among our providers.

 

Sports Chiropractic Task Force: (Inactive)
Focus on issues and education for doctors surrounding chiropractic, athletics, injury prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

 

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