AcuGraph is celebrating a Birthday!

AcuGraph 5 is turning 1 year old this week. When I realized this, it made me sit back and think for a few minutes about a few things: AcuGraph 1 was first available for sale in the fall of 2003. This 1 year birthday of AcuGraph 5 is also a celebration of 13 years of continuing AcuGraph innovation and development. That’s quite an accomplishment, and one I’m very proud of. The pace of development and growth... Read more

Did You Know? AcuGraph Online Account Portal

Did you know AcuGraph has an online account portal. Plus, a step-by-step instructions for how to get the most out of AcuGraph in your practice? It also has software, service and support plan and billing information, as well as access to ongoing live-training webinars, the practitioner directory, and more! To access it, click here. AcuGraph Online Account Portal At the login page you will need to enter your AcuGraph service plan credentials to complete your login.... Read more

How to Pay for your AcuGraph–in One Month!

OK, I know the title is ambitious. Paying for a $2,000+ investment in one month may seem like a bit much for many acupuncture practices. Things can be tough out there, and too many practices struggle. But I’m not kidding when I say this is possible. In fact, not only is it possible, but in my opinion, it’s a MUST for anyone who plans to invest in AcuGraph. So in this post, I’m going to show you... Read more

August Webinar: Common AcuGraph Mistakes

How Many of these Common AcuGraph Mistakes are you Making? In this live webinar, we’ll dive into our treasure trove of rookie, and not-so-rookie mistakes to highlight some of the ways AcuGraph users miss the mark. Of course, the upshot is that by showing you what NOT to do, we’ll help you learn better ways to get even more out of your AcuGraph investment. Whether you’re an AcuGraph beginner or seasoned user, you’re guaranteed to... Read more

Why a Screening Exam for AcuGraph?

I’m often asked: “What is the AcuGraph Screening Exam?” That’s a good question. An even better one might be, “WHY do I need the AcuGraph Screening Exam?” I’ll answer both of these questions in this post today. Benefits of AcuGraph Screening Exam 1. The AcuGraph Screening Exam provides 2 tools in one:  First, it gives you the Screening Exam Mode, which assesses only the client’s hands. This eliminates the need to ask strangers to remove their shoes and... Read more

One Big Reason Why We do What We Do

  I have spoken a lot in the past about sitting on the fence and delaying the decision to add AcuGraph to your practice. It seems like I’m regularly making the case that a large percentage of you still don’t own AcuGraph and probably should. Sometimes I feel like a broken record. I know I talk a lot about making more money when you use AcuGraph. An average of 35% more, to be precise, based on real... Read more

The AcuGraph Report—What’s it worth?

Practitioners ask me all the time how much I charge the patient to graph them and hand them a diagnostic report. It’s a great question. I know there are some practitioners who charge the patient separately for the graph and report, and I’ve heard of charging anywhere between $15 and $50. However, I don’t charge my patients for their report. Let me tell you why. 1. AcuGraph Gives ME More Options. I have several approaches that... Read more

AcuGraph 5 Video Training: Capturing Live-photos in AcuGraph

  With the ongoing development of AcuGraph 5, I’m pleased to announce another major release to the software. This makes the 3rd major release in the past 12 months, each one with important new features and improvements. In this post I’m going to show you one of the newest features in AcuGraph 5, Capturing live photos directly in the AcuGraph software. You can use this new feature to connect a camera to your computer and capture... Read more

July Webinar: TCM Foodie—It PAY$ to be a Foodie!

Last month, Kimberly’s TCM Foodie—An Introductory Course was a huge hit! Kimberly taught you the basics on how to use “Food as Medicine” with AcuGraph dietary recommendations. This month she’ll help you expand your horizons with Part 2 of her TCM Foodie presentation:  It Pay$ to be a Foodie Kimberly believes being a TCM Foodie should be fun AND it should help you generate income. Join Kimberly live on Friday, July 22. Along with marketing strategies, she’ll... Read more

Did You Know? Treat the Patient Condition with AcuGraph

Did you know AcuGraph 5 has an expanded treatment library which includes hundreds of treatment protocols based on conditions the patient may be experiencing? With a few clicks you can add additional, powerful, treatments to your patient visit. Here’s how you do it To find the condition library, simply click on “Reference” in the top left corner of the AcuGraph window, then click on the “Conditions” tab. Each condition has a list of “Primary Points” as... Read more

Kimberly Uses AcuGraph to Know, Show and Grow her Practice! [FULL INTERVIEW]

Hello AcuGraph Friends, If you know anything about Kimberly Thompson, L.Ac., you know she lives her life with passion and purpose that carry over into everything she does. So when she decided a few months ago to reinvent her practice and take it to the next level, you can bet she did amazing things, and got amazing results. I posted a preview last week—and now the full interview is ready. Join me as I interview Kimberly about... Read more

Did You Know? AcuGraph Tracks Patient Warnings and Red Flags

Did you know that AcuGraph 5 helps you track special information for patients? Use it as a quick reminder of important information about the patient, before you begin your patient visit.  Sounds good, but why would I want to do that? Suppose you have a patient who has a pacemaker, or an allergy, or has had a surgery or has some other information you need to remember BEFORE you begin your visit with this patient. You... Read more

Kimberly Uses AcuGraph to Know, Show and Grow her Practice! [PREVIEW]

Just a quick message today to make sure you saw the 3 minute video I posted yesterday highlighting how Kimberly uses AcuGraph to Know, Show and Grow her practice. This is a preview clip of an idea we have for a full video interview that we hope to do soon. What do you think? Do you want to learn more about how Kimberly reaches these goals? Please go take a look at the video and drop a comment on the post to let us know what... Read more

The Side Effects of Acupuncture Treatment

What are the side effects of acupuncture treatment? Being the curious sort, I sometimes see what acupuncture searches are most common in Google. Some of the results are very interesting. Recently, I ran across a gem of an article about the side effects of acupuncture. It was written from a medical standpoint…and it talked about the scary stuff. Pneumothorax and hepatitis. You know, the ones that are prevented by even minimal training. Have you ever caused... Read more

Why you need to build professional referral bridges

————————————– Wanted: Successful Acupuncturist Seeking well-educated, charming, and nicely groomed acupuncturist who gets good results. Must have good communication skills and polite bedside manners. Practical experience in the field of bridge building is a MUST. ————————————– If this ad were for a real position, would it apply to you? Why does an acupuncturist NEED experience building bridges? The bridge I am referring to does not involve an engineer or require a hammer and nails. A... Read more