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Digital Dangers for Chiropractors

Episode 16: We bring an expert to look at the dangers of technology in chiropractic practices.

Innovation in chiropractic communication can spark trouble, and chiropractors need to recognize the digital dangers that can lead to disaster. On this episode of Chiropractical, Attorney Jennifer Herlihy of NCMIC’s defense counsel shares horror stories from digital that played out in real life. Listen to learn what can happen and how to avoid it to maintain a safe and comfortable practice for you and your patients.

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Our Guests

Jennifer Herlihy

Jennifer Herlihy is an experienced trial attorney handling a variety of civil litigation matters, including medical malpractice, product liability, toxic torts, and personal injury. Jennifer defends medical providers in medical malpractice, personal injury, and product liability cases. She represents physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists, hospitals, medical facilities, chiropractors, optometrists, nurses, dentists, speech pathologists, physical therapists, massage therapists, pharmacists, mental health providers, surgical technologists, social workers, attorneys and other professionals in both state and federal courts and before licensing and administrative boards.

Mike Whitmer

Mike Whitmer, Vice President of NCMIC's Chiropractic Insurance Programs, has more than 25 years' experience in the business world to share with DCs who are starting their chiropractic careers. By day, Mike leads the corporate relations team at NCMIC Group, Inc., teaching at chiropractic colleges about business practices and risk management, and attending trade shows and homecoming events. Mike is also the cofounder of a property management company and a restoration firm that have provided his "real world" experience on writing business plans and dealing with small business finance and operations. He is the board president of Children’s Cancer Connection, and on the board and executive committee of the National MS Society, Upper Midwest Chapter.

Our Hosts

Chick Herbert

Chick is Sr. Vice President of Enterprise Organizational Development. Chick has nearly 30 years of experience as an executive business leader, independent consultant, speaker and executive coach. He is the co-author of “It Begs the Question – Learn How the Best Managers Drive Performance Through Question-Centric Coaching.” Chick is a past board chair for Special Olympics Iowa and was recognized as the 2013 statewide volunteer of the year. He recently accepted a leadership role with Iowa Women Lead Change. Chick and his wife have three adult sons.

Melissa Knutson

Melissa is Sr. Vice President – Insurance Operations. She’s been with NCMIC since January 2004. As an active part of the Greater Des Moines community, Melissa volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Habitat for Humanity, United Way’s Grad Walk, and Meals from the Heartland, as well as serving on the Board of Trustees for EveryStep. She is the founder of Give Grace Give Hope, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to addressing period poverty in Central Iowa by providing menstrual products to local schools and nonprofits. Melissa and her husband have three daughters.

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