AOM Links

AOM Links

Over 600 resources, from ADA to insurance coding and more!

Please note this list is for reference purposes only; it does not constitute endorsement by CSOMA.
Special thanks to CSOMA past president Dr. Greg Sperber for providing the bulk of this list!
(*) Indicates CSOMA Corporate Member.

ADA ¦ B Biomedical Supplies,  Services & Info ¦ Books ¦ Business (State & Federal Forms, Permits & Regulations) ¦ Business  (Planning, Growing & Support) ¦ C Chinese Language ¦ Continuing Education  ¦ E Education ¦ F Financing ¦ H Herbs – Suppliers & Info ¦ HIPAA ¦ I Insurance – Billing Products & Services ¦ Insurance – Coding ¦ Insurance (Malpractice, General Liability & Property) ¦ Insurance (Third-party, HMOs, Medi-Cal, Workers Comp) ¦ J Journals, Research & Publications ¦ L Laws & Regs ¦ Legal Services ¦ M Marketing ¦ Misc ¦ O Organizations (General) ¦ Organizations (State) ¦ R Reference ¦ S Skeptics ¦ Suppliers (General) ¦ Suppliers (AOM) ¦ T Tea ¦ Technology (General) ¦ Technology (AOM) ¦ Telecommunications

ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Biomedical Supplies, Services & Info

Bibero Systems, Inc. Medical office supplies

BioHealth Diagnostics Lab services

Centre for Evidence Based Medicine (CEBM)

Dee Cee Laboratories, Inc.: Supplement manufacturer

Diagnos-Techs Inc.: Saliva testing laboratory: http://www.diagnostechs.com/main.htm

Doctor’s Data, Inc.: http://www.doctorsdata.com/home.asp

Express Scripts: Drug-drug interactions: https://www.drugdigest.org/DD/Interaction/ChooseDrugs/1,4109,,00.html

Food and Drug Administration safety information: http://www.fda.gov/cder/drugsafety.htm

Genova Diagnostics: http://www.genovadiagnostics.com/

Health Forms Systems: Medical forms: http://www.health-forms.com/

Health Gear® Inc.: Gown manufacturer: http://www.healthgearweb.com/

IDS/QIDS: A validated depression instrumen:t http://www.ids-qids.org/

ImmunoScience, Inc.: (CAM) laboratory: http://www.immunoscience.com/en/immunoscience.html

Intracellular Diagnostics Inc.: http://www.exatest.com/

JTech Medical: Advanced computer interfaced ortho-neuro testing equipment: http://www.jtechmedical.com/

Mail Back Sharps Disposal: Where to buy mail-back sharps containers: http://www.sharpsdisposal.com/

Medico Professional: A linen service dedicated to the medical profession: http://www.medicolinen.com/

Metametrix Clinical Laboratory: (CAM) Laboratory: http://www.metametrix.com

Moore Medical:Medical supplies: http://www1.mooremedical.com

Mission Linen Supply: http://www.missionlinen.com/

Performance Attainment Associates: ONE testing equipment: http://www.spineproducts.com/

Professional Co-op Services: A co-op for lab services: http://professionalco-op.com/

US BioTek Laboratories: (CAM) blood labs: http://www.usbiotek.com/

Vinco Inc.: A supplement producer: http://www.vincoinc.com/

Books

Acupuncture Desk Reference: A small book with lots of TCM summary info: http://www.acupuncturedeskreference.com

Blue Poppy Enterprises, Inc.: Chinese Medicine publisher: http://www.bluepoppy.com

Eastland press: Publisher of CAM books: http://www.eastlandpress.com/

Inner Traditions Bear Company: Book publisher for spiritual and healing traditions: http://www.innertraditions.com/

Jade Mountain: Publisher of Archetypal Acupuncture: http://www.atlasbooks.com/marktplc/01204.htm#order

Monkey Press: Publisher of Chinese medical books: http://www.monkeypress.net/

Redwing Books: Distributor of CAM books: http://www.redwingbooks.com/

Shang Han Lun: Complete English translation: http://www.shanghanlun.us/

Spirit Path Press: Lonny Jarrett’s publishing and seminar company: http://www.spiritpathpress.com/

Thieme Medical Publishers: Big Germany based publisher that publishers many books on Acupuncture: http://www.thieme.com/SID2319270574151/specialties/acu.html

White Dove Publishing: The Acupuncture Answer Book: http://whitedovepublishing.com/

Business – State & Federal Forms, Permits & Regulations

Business.gov:  Official site of the U.S. Government that helps small businesses understand their legal requirements and locate government services:  http://www.business.gov/start/

State forms: http://www.business.gov/finance/taxes/state.html

“Essential Government forms”: http://www.business.gov/business-law/forms/

Home based business: http://www.business.gov/start/business-location/home-based-zoning.html.

Obtain Licenses & Permits: http://www.business.gov/register/licenses-and-permits/

Calbizcentral: Many products for remaining compliant with California and Federal labor laws: http://www.calchamber.com/

Calgold.ca: Business Permits and Licenses:  http://www.calgold.ca.gov/

Calgold.ca: Zoning Regulations:  http://www.calgold.ca.gov/

California Acupuncture Board: Title 16, Article 7. Acupuncture Corporations:  http://www.acupuncture.ca.gov/pubs_forms/laws_regs/art7.shtml

California Corporations Code, Section 13400-13410:  http://tinyurl.com/1uco (source: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html )

IRS: tax forms: http://www.irs.gov/formspubs/index.html?cm_sp=ExternalLink-_-Federal-_-Treasury

Business – Planning, Growing & Support (see also: MarketingFinancing)

The Acupreneur: A website to help acupuncturists to be successful in practice: http://www.theacupreneur.com/

Acupuncture Business School: A website dedicated to running an acupuncture business: http://www.acupuncturebusinessschool.com

ADA Home Page: The government’s Americans with disabilities act website: http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm

AlternativeHealthPractice.comBuild: A blog for building CAM practices: http://www.alternativehealthpractice.com/

Appointment.com: Online appointment booking: http://www.bookingcalendar.com

Authors and Experts: A website that lists authors and experts for others to call: http://www.authorsandexperts.com/register.html

BizStats: Statistics and financial ratios: http://bizstats.com/

Bplans.com: A good resource for business planning http://www.bplans.com/, free sample business plans: http://www.bplans.com/sample_business_plans.cfm

Build your dream practice: A business coach: http://www.buildyourdreampractice.net/

Bulletproof Business Plans: Business planning advice from a investment company: http://www.bulletproofbizplans.com/

Calbizcentral: Many products for remaining compliant with California and Federal labor laws: http://www.calchamber.com/

California Business Portal:  This website provides a portal to a number of resources for starting, growing, financing, expanding or relocating a business in California: http://www.calbusiness.ca.gov/cedpeybcblr.asp

Center for Business Planning: A good resource for business planning: http://www.businessplans.org/

ChiroEco: Website for the free Chiropractic Economics Magazine having useful business information for acupuncturists: http://www.chiroeco.com/

CityRating: A site with minimal demographic information on many cities: http://www.cityrating.com/cityguides.asp

Craigslist: www.craigslist.org

David Singer Enterprises: A business consulting company for Chiropractors and Acupuncturists: http://www.dse-inc.com/

EBay: http://www.ebay.com/

Entrepreneur: The website for the magazine geared to small business owners : http://www.entrepreneur.com/

Epodunk: Demographics website: http://www.epodunk.com/

Fed Stats: Demographcs: http://www.fedstats.gov/

GeoLytics Demographics: http://www.censuscd.com/

Go It Alone: Free business book—has good reviews: http://www.brucejudson.com/

Greenlight Office: Business supplies: http://www.greenlightoffice.com/

Health World Online: Referral service for finding a practitioner: http://www.healthy.net/scr/center.asp?centerid=53

Inc: Website for business magazine : http://www.inc.com/home/

Insights-for acupuncturists: Practice management info: http://www.insights-for-acupuncturists.com/

Lawyer Charles Witham: Business lawyer who works with acupuncturists and healthcare providers: http://www.scmv.com/people/bio/charles-witham

Microsoft Office Live: http://officelive.microsoft.com/

Mimeo business solutions (brochures, manuals, newsletters): http://www.mimeo.com

My Own Business: Information about starting and running a business: http://www.myownbusiness.org/

My Receptionist: http://www.myreceptionist.com

National Federation of Independent Business: http://www.nfib.com/page/home

NIH Small Business Funding: http://nccam.nih.gov/research/sbirsttr/index.htm

Paper Tiger filing system: http://www.thepapertiger.com/

Patient Call appointment reminder service: http://www.patientcall.com/

Physicians Practice: An online magazine for physicians: http://www.physicianspractice.com/

Professional Practice Specialists, Inc: Appraisals and sales of acupuncture businesses: http://www.practicesales.com/

Rejuvenate Training: Holistic practitioner coaching and consulting: http://www.rejuvenateyourpractice.com/

SCORE: Service Corps of Retired Executives:  http://www.score.org/

Small Business Association (SBA): http://www.sba.gov/

SBA business plan tutorial: http://web.sba.gov/busplantemplate/BizPlanStart.cfm

Small Business Bookkeeping Services: http://www.sbbookkeeping.com/

SBA Loans: http://www.business.gov/financing/loans/sba-loans/

Startup Nation: http://wwww.startupnation.com

Survey Monkey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/

3 Statements that can change the world: Mission, Vision, Values: http://www.help4nonprofits.com/NP_Bd_MissionVisionValues_Art.htm#

Ultimate Office supplies: http://www.ultoffice.com/

Voice receptionist: www.evoice.com

Withers Mann LaManna Certified Public Accounts: http://www.wmlcpa.com/

Zip Skinny: Shows demographic data for a particular zip code: http://zipskinny.com/

Chinese Language

Chinese Pod: http://www.chinesepod.com/

FSI Language Courses: Chinese language resources: http://www.fsi-language-courses.org/

NJSTAR Resources: http://www.njstar.com

Wenlin Software for Learning Chinese: http://www.wenlin.com

Continuing Education (see also Education)

California Acupuncture Board’s current CE approved list: http://www.acupuncture.ca.gov/licensees/ce_course_list.pdf

Please confirm that these courses provide CEUs for your state:

Academic Services International: “Acupuncture for Spiritual Insight” CEUs: http://www.angelfire.com/dragon/ceu/

Acufinder’s list of Events & Classes: http://www.acufinder.com/list_events.php

Acufree.com: http://www.acu-free.com/

Blue Poppy Enterprises, Inc.: http://www.bluepoppy.com

CEU Online: http://www.ceuonline.org/

Chinatown Wellness Center: Continuing education classes: http://cwcherbs.com/

Continuing education: CEU courses for Acupuncturists and other medical professions: https://www.healthcmi.com/

East-West Seminars: http://www.east-westseminars.com/

HealthCMI: CEU provider: https://www.healthcmi.com/

Integrated Medical Solutions: http://www.integratedmedicalsolutions.com

Integrative and Sports Medicine Center: http://hecares.net/

Life Circles, Inc.: Distance CEUs: http://www.lifecircles-inc.com

Master Tung’s Magic Points: http://www.tungspoints.com/

Neonpinktiger: CEUs and networking: http://neonpinktiger.com/

Options for Wellness, Inc: Correspondence CEUs: http://myacupunctureceus.com/

Peter H Fairfield L.Ac: CEUs in “Transformational Energetics”: http://peterfairfield.com/

Rootdown.us: A TCM community website with lots of TCM information and social features: http://www.rootdown.us/

Shang Han Lun Seminars: Various aspects of the Shan Han Lun are explored: http://www.shanghanlunseminars.com/

Spirit Path Press: Lonny Jarrett’s publishing and seminar company: http://www.spiritpathpress.com/

Technical Learning College: http://www.abctlc.com/

The Whole Circle: http://www.thewholecircle.com/siteclosed.php?d=2007-03-03&t=19:00:00

Yellow Emperor: http://www.yellowemperor.org/

Education (see also Continuing Education)

Many of these also offer Continuing Education classes.

Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences: http://www.acchs.edu/

Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin: http://www.aoma.edu/

Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College: http://www.aimc.edu

Advanced BioStructural Correction: A program to help spinal problems: http://advbiostructuralcorr.com/

Alternative Medicine Seminars: http://www.alternativemedicineseminars.com/

American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine *

Arizona School of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine: http://www.asaom.edu/

Auriculotherapy: Seminars and certifications: http://www.auriculotherapy.com/

Ayurvedic Institute: http://ayurveda.com/

Bastyr University: www.bastyr.edu

Center for Integrative Psychology: http://www.integrativepsychology.net/

Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine: Formal academic group dealing with integrative medicine: http://www.ahc.umn.edu/cahcim

CranioBiotic Technique: http://www.allertouch.com/

Dave Winton’s Center for Herbal Studies: conducts a 2 year herbal studies course: http://www.herbalstudies.org/

Dong-guk Royal University of America: www.dru.edu

Dr. Wei-Chieh Young’s Main Page: Conducts education on Master Tung’s acupuncture: http://www.drweichiehyoung.com/

Five Branches Institute *

High Falls Gardens: http://highfallsgardens.net/

Integrative Healing Society: Educational tours to Asia: http://ihsociety.com/

International BodyTalk Association: http://www.bodytalksystem.com

Intitute of Classical Five-Element Acupuncture Inc.: http://www.5elements.com/

Korean Hand Therapy: http://www.khtsystems.com/

Lerner Education: http://www.lernereducation.com/

Nambudripad’s allergy elimination techniques: http://www.naet.com/

National College of Naturopathic Medicine:http://www.ncnm.edu/

NCCAM Training: The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine training page: http://nccam.nih.gov/training/

New England School of Acupuncture: www.nesa.edu

New York College of Health Professions: http://www.nycollege.edu/

NMT: The Feinberg Technique: http://www.nmt.md/

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine: www.ocom.edu

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine *

Rocky Mountain Herb Institute: http://www.rmhiherbal.org

Samra University of Oriental Medicine: http://www.samra.edu/

Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine:http://www.siom.edu

South Baylo University: www.southbaylo.edu

Southern California University of Health Sciences: http://www.scuhs.edu/

Southern California University School of OM & Acupuncture: http://www.scalu.com/

Southwest School of Botanical Medicine: A well respected school offering herbal education: http://www.swsbm.com

Tai Sophia Institute: www.tai.edu

SIT Study Abroad: http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/sss_chh.cfm

The Ultimate Facial Rejuvenation Program: http://www.luminousbeauty.com/

University of East-West Medicine: http://uewm.edu/

Yo San University : http://www.yosan.edu

Zheng Gu Tui Na: http://www.zhenggutuina.com/

Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture: http://www.scalpacupuncture.org/

Financing (see also: Business – Planning, Growing & Support)

21st Century Leasing: equipment financing: http://www.21stcenturyleasing.com

Accion San Diego: small business loans: http://www.accionsandiego.org

Capital4HealthCare: http://www.capital4healthcare.com/

CareCredit: http://www.carecredit.com/

CIT Small Business Lending: SBA (Small Business Association) lender: https://www.smallbizlending.com

Direct Capital Corporation: Loans and commercial leases: http://www.directcapital.com/

Henry Schein: http://www.henryschein.com/medical-financing.asp

Prosper (Money!): http://www.prosper.com/

Studebaker-Worthington Leasing Corp: http://www.studebaker.com/

Virgin Money USA: Loans of all types: http://www.virginmoneyus.com/

Herbs – Suppliers & Info

1st Chinese Herbs: http://www.1stchineseherbs.com/

ActiveHerb Wholesale: Chinese herb company: http://www.activeherbwholesale.com/

Ageless Herbal Products and encyclopedia: http://www.ageless.co.za

American Healing Technologies, Inc: http://www.ahtherbs.com/

Anfala: Herbal manufacturer: http://anfala.com

Annie Appleseed Project: http://www.annieappleseedproject.org/

Ashi Research: http://www.ashi-research.com/

Bio Essence Corporation: http://www.bioessence.net/

Blue Chinese Herbs: http://www.bluechineseherbs.com/

Blue Dragon Chinese Herbs: http://www.bluedragonchineseherbs.com

Brion Herbs: http://www.brionherbs.com/

Cap-M-Quick machines: http://www.cap-m-quik.com/

Capsule Connection: http://www.capsuleconnection.com

Capsuline Capsule Machines: http://www.capsuline.com/

Chinese Herb Cards: http://www.herbcards.com/

Chinese Herb Company: http://www.chinaherbco.com

Chinese Herb Photos: http://www.nature.sdu.edu.cn/artemisia/picture.htm

Chinese Herb Photos: http://shibatong.com/zy/index.asp.htm

Chinese Herb Seed: http://www.chineseherbseed.com/

ChineseHerbs.com: http://www.chineseherbs.com/

Chinese Medicine Herb Farm: http://www.chinesemedicinalherbfarm.com/

Crane Herb Company: http://www.craneherb.com

Dragon Herbs: http://www.dragonherbs.com/

East Tao Corp: Chinese herbal manufacturer and distributor: http://easttao.com/

Eclectic Institute: http://www.eclecticherb.com

Eden Labs: Herb manufacturing equipment: http://www.edenlabs.org/

Elim-An-Ache: Pain relieving herbal spray made by PCOM alum: https://www.elimanache.com

Elixir Farm: http://www.elixirfarm.com/

Emily Baby & Adult Skin Soother: A Chinese herbal crème for many skin conditions especially in babies http://www.emilyskinsoothers.com/

Evergreen Herbs & Medical Supplies *

Express Scripts: Drug-drug interactions: https://www.drugdigest.org/DD/Interaction/ChooseDrugs/1,4109,,00.html

FDA Dietary Supplement Labeling Guide: http://www.fda.gov/Food/LabelingNutrition/default.htm

Federal Register: June 25, 2007: FDA GMP rules: http://www.fda.gov/Food/DietarySupplements/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/RegulationsLaws/ucm079496.htm

Golden Flower Chinese Herbs: http://www.gfcherbs.com

Golden Lotus Botanicals: Chinese herbs and private labeling: http://www.goldenlotusherbs.com/

Golden Sunshine: http://www.golden-sunshine.com/

Guangdong Yifang Pharmaceutical Co.: http://www.e-fong.com

Health Concerns *

Henriette’s herbal homepage: Medicinal herb information http://www.henriettesherbal.com/

Herbalmax: Chinese herb products: http://www.herbal-max.com/

Herbmed: An excellent herbal databas:e http://www.herbmed.org/

Herbs and Helpers: http://herbalmedicineuk.com/

High Falls Gardens: US Chinese herb farm: http://www.highfallsgardens.net/

Honso USA: http://honso.com/

Horizon Herbs: http://www.horizonherbs.com/

Kamwo Herbal Pharmacy: http://www.kamwo.com/

Kan Herb Company *

KW Botanicals: Herb formulas combining western and Chinese herbs: http://www.kwbotanicals.com/

Legendary Herbs: Herb company: http://legendaryherbs.com/

LifeCycle Herbal Products: http://www.lifecycleherb.com/supplement.htm

Life Rising: distributor if herbal products: http://www.tonshen.com/shop/

Mayway, Inc.  *

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Herb Info: http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/58481.cfm

Merry Clinic (Skin herbals): http://www.merryclinic.com/

Mountain Rose Herbs: Organic herbs and spices, teas, essential oils, etc.: http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/

Natlink Lifestyle: Herbs, granules, and other TCM products: http://natlinklifestyle.com/

Nefeli: Herbs and herbal cosmetics: http://www.nefeli.com/

Nuherbs co.: http://www.nuherbs.com/

Nutritional and Herbal Solutions: http://www.nutraherbalsolutions.com/

One Garden: http://www.one-garden.org

Pacific Biologic: http://www.pacificbiologic.com/

People’s Herbs: http://www.peoplesherbs.com/

Plant It Herbs: http://www.plantitherbs.com/index.htm

Po Chai Pills: http://www.pochaipills.com

Po Sum On: http://www.posumon.com.hk

Prince of Peace Enterprises: http://www.popus.com

Richters herb Specialists: http://www.richters.com/

Rosenthal Center Botanical Medicine Information Resources: http://www.rosenthal.hs.columbia.edu

Schumacher’s Wisconsin Ginseng: http://www.schumacherginseng.com

Spring Wind: http://www.springwind.com

Sun Ten Laboratories: http://www.sunten.com/

Standard Process *

TCM Formula Finder: Online TCM herbal formula database http://www.tcmformulafinder.com

Treasure of the East: http://www.treasureofeast.com

VitaSpring Health: http://www.vitaspringhealth.com/

Wise Woman Herbals: http://www.wisewomanherbals.com/

HIPAA

General information: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/

Fact sheet: http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2002pres/hipaa.html

Insurance – Billing Products & Services

Acu-Care: A company that helps set up acupuncturists to bill within managed care: http://www.acucare.com/

Acuclaims: An insurance biller who specializes in acupuncture: http://www.acuclaims.com/

California Professional Insurance Services: http://www.calproinsurance.com

Consumer Directed Health Care: http://www.cdhcinc.com/

H.J. Ross Company: Insurance billing educators:  http://www.hjrosscompany.com

Little guy software: CMS 1500 form filler: http://www.littleguysoftware.com

National Plan and Provider Enumeration System: https://nppes.cms.hhs.gov/NPPES/Welcome.do

Office Ally: Free online insurance billing: http://www.officeally.com

Insurance – Coding

AMA CPT Schedule: the American Medical Association’s CPT page: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/solutions-managing-your-practice/coding-billing-insurance/cpt.shtml

CDC Classifications of Disease: ICD (International Classification of Diseases) resource: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/icd.htm

Flash Code (Online ICD-9): http://www.flashcode.com/

ICD9Data.com: ICD-9 database: http://www.icd9data.com

Mays Systems: ICD-9 database: http://www.mays-systems.com/icd9cm/index.php

Insurance – Malpractice, General Liability & Property

American Acupuncture Council *

American Health Source: Sells many types of insurance including malpractice, health, and disability: http://americanhealthsource.org/

Eastern Special Risk : www.easternspecialrisk.com

Healthcare Providers Service Organization : Liability and malpractice insurance:  http://www.hpso.com/

Medical Insurance Exchange of California (MIEC) *

OUM Healthcare: Acupuncturist malpractice company: https://www.oumhealthcare.com/

Scott Danahy Naylon Insurance Brokers: http://www.sdnins.com/acupuncture.html

 Schlitt Services: Full line insurance including business and malpractice: http://schlittservices.com/index.htm

The Wood Insurance Group: http://www.woodinsurancegroup.com/

Insurance – Third-party, HMOs, Medi-Cal, Workers Comp

Acu-Care *

American Specialty Health (ASH): Third-party medical benefits provider: http://www.ashcompanies.com/

California Workers Comp, Medical Provider: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/MedicalProvider.htm

California Workers Comp fee schedule (do a “search” for the codes in Acrobat.)

http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/dwcpropregs/OMFS_Regulations/OMFS_TableA_January2005.pdf

http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/dwcpropregs/OMFS_Regulations/OMFS_tableAMay.pdf

Medi-Cal: Medi-Cal exclusions and reductions : http://files.medi-cal.ca.gov/pubsdoco/hber/hber_home.asp

Journals, Research & Publications

Acupuncture in Medicine Journal: http://aim.bmj.com/

Acupuncture Today: http://www.acupuncturetoday.com/

Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine:A peer reviewed journal: http://www.alternative-therapies.com

Chinese Medicine Journal: http://www.cmjournal.org

Chinese Medicine Times: http://www.chinesemedicinetimes.com

Journal of Chinese Medicine: http://www.jcm.co.uk/

The Lantern: a Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine: http://www.thelantern.com.au/index.php

Medscape: http://www.medscape.com

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: http://nccam.nih.gov/

NIH Consensus Development Program (NIH Consensus Statement): http://consensus.nih.gov/1997/1997Acupuncture107html.htm

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements: http://dietary-supplements.info.nih.gov/

Pharmacognosy Journal: An online journal dedicated to pharmacognosy: http://phcogmag.com/?q=about-pharmacognosy-journal-phcog-j

PubMed Central: The US National Institutes of Health free journal database: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/

QI: The Journal of Traditional Eastern Health & Fitness: http://qi-journal.com

Society for Acupuncture Research: An organization dedicated to researching acupuncture: http://www.acupunctureresearch.org/

Laws & Regs

California Acupuncture Board: http://www.acupuncture.ca.gov/pubs_forms/laws_regs/index.shtml

CamLaw: Complementary & Alternative Medicine law blog: http://www.camlawblog.com/

State Laws: http://www.acupuncture.com/statelaws/statelaw.htm

State Licensure information: http://www.nccaom.org/applicants/State_Contacts/State%20Licensure%20Information%2001-13-2010.htm

Legal Services

Charles Witham: Business lawyer who works with acupuncturists and healthcare providers: http://www.scmv.com/people/bio/charles-witham

Shawn Steel & Associates: A leading personal injury (PI) attorney helps chiropractors and acupuncturists: http://www.shawnsteel.com/main.asp

Marketing (see also: Business – Planning, Growing & Support)

99 designs: Logo design bidding service: www.99designs.com

Acufinder.com: http://www.acufinder.com/

Acupuncture MediaWorks: http://www.acupuncturemediaworks.com/

Acupuncture website design: http://www.acupuncturewebsites.com/

AcuWebsites.com: http://www.acuwebsites.com/

Alternative Health Marketing: http://www.alternativehealthmarketing.com/#

AOL Advertising: http://advertising.aol.com/

Constant Contact: A well known email marketing and online survey website: http://www.constantcontact.com

ContextWeb (Web advertising): http://www.contextweb.com/

Fast Pitch Networking: http://www.fastpitchnetworking.com/

Greener Printer: eco-friendly printer: www.greenerprinter.com

iContact: An email marketing service: http://www.icontact.com/

Logotournament: A website that posts graphics jobs and gets multiple solicitations, a great resource for graphics professionals: http://logotournament.com/

MelissaData: Mailing lists: http://www.melissadata.com/

Modern postcard: http://modernpostcard.com/

SendOutCards: An easy and quick way to send personalized cards (use for thank yous, birthday greetings, etc.):  https://www.sendoutcards.com

Misc

Best Book Deal: http://www.bestbookdeal.com/

Best Deal Magazines: http://www.bestdealmagazines.com

Cafepress: T-shirts, mugs, and other with an acupuncture theme: http://www.cafepress.com/buy/acupuncture/-/cfpt2_/x_11/cfpt_/source_searchBox/copt_/y_18

Cartoon Stock (Acupuncture Cartoons): http://www.cartoonstock.com/directory/A/Acupuncture.asp

The Cartoonist Group: http://www.cartoonistgroup.com

Chinese Astrology:  http://www.astrology.com/chinese-astrology

DealTaker: A bargain hunting website: http://www.dealtaker.com/

Herbal Accents: supplier of soap making supplies: http://www.herbalaccents.com

iStockphoto: Where to find photos of any sort: http://www.istockphoto.com

Off the mark online store (Acupuncture cartoons): http://www.cafepress.com/offthemark/322184

Steal Deals: http://www.stealdeals.net/

Steven Foster Group Inc., Herb and Plant Photography: http://www.stevenfoster.com/

Yi Jing, the Book of Changes: An online Yi Ching resource that includes an electronic oracle: http://www.afpc.asso.fr/wengu/wg/wengu.php?l=Yijing

Organizations – General

Accreditation Commission for AOM: http://www.acaom.org/

Acupuncture and Integrated Medicine Specialists: http://www.aimsaction.org/

Acutone: http://www.acutone.com/main.html

American Association of Integrative Medicine: http://www.aaimedicine.com

American Association of OM: http://www.aaaomonline.org/

American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM): A specialty board for reproductive medicine: http://www.aborm.org

American Herbalists Guild: Organizations for herbalists: http://www.americanherbalistsguild.com/

American Medical Association: http://www.ama-assn.org/

AOM Alliance (in Chinese): http://www.aomalliance.org/

AOM National Coalition: http://www.aomnc.com/

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture: http://www.medicalacupuncture.org/

Association for Professional Acupuncture in Pennsylvania: http://www.acupuncturepa.org/

Auriculotherapy Certification Institute: http://www.auriculotherapy.org/

British Medical Acupuncture Society: http://www.medical-acupuncture.co.uk/index.shtml

California Acupuncture Board: http://www.acupuncture.ca.gov/

Chinese Herb Academy: http://www.chineseherbacademy.org/

Community Acupuncture Network: http://www.communityacupuncturenetwork.org/

Council of Acupuncture & OM Assoc.: http://www.acucouncil.org

Council of Colleges of AOM: http://www.ccaom.org/

Herb Research Foundation: http://www.herbs.org

Institute for Traditional Medicine: http://www.itmonline.org/

Integrated Medical Solutions: Training for and by the National Board of Internal Medicine for Acupuncturists: http://www.integratedmedicalsolutions.com

International Association For the Study of TAM: http://www.iastam.org/home.htm

International Institute of Holistic Medicine: An organization promoting the integration of biomedicine with TCM: http://www.iihmed.org/

Localherbs.org: An organization for local growers of Chinese herbs: http://localherbs.org/

National Acupuncture Detoxification Assoc: http://www.acudetox.com/

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and OM: http://www.nccaom.org/

North American Association for Laser Therapy: http://www.naalt.org/

Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine: http://www.scripps.org/services.asp?id=6

Society for Acupuncture Research: An organization dedicated to researching acupuncture: http://www.acupunctureresearch.org/

Society for Integrative Oncology: http://www.integrativeonc.org

TCM World Foundation: http://www.tcmworld.org/

Toyohari Home Page: International Toyohari Association (Japanese style acupuncture): http://www.toyohari.com/

Traditional Chinese Medicine Association and Alumni: http://tcmaa.org/

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Health Information Organization: http://tcm.health-info.org

Upledger Institute: Craniosacral and other therapies: http://www.upledger.com/

Organizations – State

Alaska: The Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association of Alaska: http://www.acupuncturealaska.com/

Arizona Society of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture: http://www.azsoma.org/

California State Oriental Medical Association: https://csomaonline.org/

Colorado: Acupuncture Association of Colorado: http://www.acucol.com/

Florida State Oriental Medical Association: http://www.fsoma.com/

Idaho Acupuncture Association: http://www.idahoacupuncture.org/

Illinois Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine: http://www.ilaaom.org

Indiana Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine: http://www.iaaom.org/

Maryland Acupuncture Society: http://www.maryland-acupuncture.org/

Michigan Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine: http://michiganacupuncture.org/

New Hampshire Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine: http://www.nhaaom.org

New Jersey Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine: http://www.njaaom.net/

New Mexico: The Oriental Medicine Association of New Mexico: http://www.aomanm.org/

New York: Acupuncture Society of New York: http://www.asny.org/

North Carolina Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine: http://www.ncaaom.org/

Ohio Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine: http://www.oaaom.org

Oklahoma Acupuncture Association: http://okacupunctureassociation.org/

Oregon Acupuncture Association: http://www.oaaom.com/

Pennsylvania: Association for Professional Acupuncture in Pennsylvania: http://www.acupuncturepa.org/

Rhode Island Society of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine: http://www.risaom.org/

Vermont Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine: http://www.vaaom.org/

Virginia: Acupuncture Society of Virginia: http://www.acusova.com

Washington Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association: http://www.waoma.org/

Reference

AcuBaby: Website for fertility acupuncture: http://acubaby.com/

AcuBriefs.com: http://www.acubriefs.com/

Acupuncture Bookstore: http://www.acupuncturebookstore.com/

Acupoint Codes, Names, Translations & Locations: http://homepage.eircom.net/~progers/adtop.htm

Acupuncture.com: http://www.acupuncture.com/

Bodies The Exhibition: http://www.bodiestheexhibition.com/bodies.html

Calflora: A web site on native California plants including pictures : http://www.calflora.org/

The CAM Report : A blog about Complementary and Alternative Medicine: http://www.thecamreport.com/

Chinese Herb Academy: http://www.chineseherbacademy.org/

Chinese Herb Cards: http://www.herbcards.com/

Chinese Medicine Doc: http://www.chinesemedicinedoc.com/

Chinese Medicine Sampler: http://www.chinesemedicinesampler.com

Comprehensive Services of TCM: http://www.tcmtreatment.com/

CranioBiotic Technique: http://www.craniobiotic.com/cbt/

Current Bibliographies in Acupuncture: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/archive/20040823/pubs/cbm/acupuncture.html

Dictionary of Chinese Herbs: http://thedao.com/chinese_herbs_dictionary.htm

Doc Misha’s Chicken Soup Chinese Medicine: http://www.docmisha.com/

EAV: http://www.periodensystem.ch/index_english.htm

Essential Guide to Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth: http://acupuncture.rhizome.net.nz/default.aspx

Evidence-based CAM: http://ecam.oxfordjournals.org/

Express Scripts: Drug-drug interactions: https://www.drugdigest.org/DD/Interaction/ChooseDrugs/1,4109,,00.html

FedStats: http://www.fedstats.gov/

Global Smile: Traditional Chinese Medicine Knowledge Base: http://www.global-smile.com/news.asp?ID=3

HDP9: A TCM perspective on marijuana: http://getbackyourdream.com/

Healthy Child: http://www.healthychild.com/

High-Tech Acupuncture: http://litscher.info/English%20version/index_e.html

Integrativepharm: Dr. Greg Sperber’s drug-herb interaction website: http://www.integrativepharm.com/

Medboo TCM Training: http://www.ontcm.com

Medical Acupuncture Facts: A website explaining the difference between medical acupuncturists and acupuncturists: http://www.medicalacupuncturefacts.com/

NCCAM Use of CAM in the US: Excellent resource on numbers and demographics of integrative medicine usage: http://nccam.nih.gov/news/camstats/2007/camsurvey_fs1.htm

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Library Page: A fantastic source of research for the profession: http://www.pacificcollege.edu/acupuncture-massage-college-library.html

Points of 14 Channels: Graphical web resource of points in both Chinese and English:

http://www.zjtcm.net/wljx/Acupuncture/zhenjiu-yy/ch2/14jinxue.htm

Sacred Lotus Arts Traditional Chinese Medicine: http://www.sacredlotus.com/

Shang-han Lun: http://www.shanghanlun.us

Shen Nong: http://www.shen-nong.com

Skin Health Info: A blog about Chinese medical dermatology: http://skin.health-info.org/

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Chinese ethics: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/ethics-chinese/#DaoEth

TCM Central: http://www.tcmcentral.com/

TCM Info: http://tcm.health-info.org/

TCM Student: http://www.tcmstudent.com

TCM Tests: http://www.tcmtests.com/

Townsend Letter: “The Examiner of Alternative Medicine”: http://www.townsendletter.com/

US FDA/CSFAN – Dietary Supplement Labeling Guide: http://www.fda.gov/Food/LabelingNutrition/default.htm

Yahoo email lists: http://groups.yahoo.com/

Yin Yang House: http://www.yinyanghouse.com/

Skeptics

Center for Inquiry: http://www.centerforinquiry.net/

The Committee forSkeptical Inquiry: http://www.csicop.org/

National Council Against Health Fraud: http://www.ncahf.org/

Quackwatch: Website for skeptics of all sorts: http://www.quackwatch.org

          Acupuncture specific: http://www.quackwatch.org/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/acu.html

Suppliers – General (see also Suppliers – OMTechnology – OM)

Backplus: http://www.backplusonline.com

Bodyworkmall.com: http://www.bodyworkmall.com/

Boiance (face cradles): http://massage-table.com/

Capsugel supplement formulator: http://www.capsugel.com

The Chemistry Store: http://www.chemistrystore.com/

Chi Evolution (Salt lamps): http://www.chievolution.com

Colorpuncture: http://www.colorpuncture.com

DaoItYourself: http://www.daoityourself.com

E. D. Luce Packaging: http://www.essentialsupplies.com/

Emerson Ecologics: http://www.emersonecologics.com

Enhanced Living: Ionic footbaths and other products:  http://enhancedlivingusa.com/

Enzymes, Inc.: http://www.enzymesinc.com/

Feng Shui Emporium: http://www.luckycat.com/

L.A. Lighter: http://www.wholesalecentral.com/lalighter/store.cfm

Loomis Institute: Plant enzyme therapy: http://www.loomisinstitute.com/

Lotus Bodycare: http://www.lotusbodycare.com/

Mingzhou Oriental Imports: http://www.moriental.com/

Natren probiotics: http://www.natren.com

O. Berk Company: A bottle company: http://www.oberk.com/

Pacific Biologic: CAM therapies: http://www.pacificbiologic.com/

Serenity Health: http://www.serenityhealth.com

Specialty Bottle: http://www.specialtybottle.com/index.asp

Sunburst Bottle Company: http://www.sunburstbottle.com/site/index.html

3Lac candida remedy: http://www.43lac.com/

Top Ten Wholesale: Search engine for wholesale suppliers: http://www.toptenwholesale.com/

U.S. Jaclean, Inc.: Massage tools: http://www.usjaclean.com/

US Plastic: Bottle company: http://www.usplastic.com

Vibrational Beauty: http://www.vibrationalbeauty.com

Yankee Containers: Sells bottles: http://www.yankeecontainers.com/

Suppliers – OM (see also Suppliers – General;Technology – OM)

A & A Medical Supplies: Distributor of herbs and OM supplies: http://youthherb.com/

ACP Medical Supplies Inc.: http://www.acpmedical.com/

Acu-International Supplies, Inc: https://www.acuinternational.com

AcuKorea: http://www.acukorea.com/

Acu-Market: http://www.acu-market.com/

Bodywork Emporium: http://www.bodywork-emporium.com/

Buyamag: http://www.buyamag.com

EarthLite: Massage table manufacturer: http://www.earthlite.com/

East Earth Trade Winds: http://www.eastearthtrade.com/

Go Acupuncture: http://www.goacupuncture.com

GoAcuZone: http://www.goacuzone.com/

Golden Needle: TCM supplier:  http://www.goldenneedleonline.com/

Grand Stone Corporation: TCM supplier: http://www.grandstone.com/

Helio Medical Supplies: http://www.heliomed.com/

Institute for Traditional Medicine: http://www.itmonline.org/

Japan Trend Shop: Scented moxa: http://www.kilian-nakamura.com/catalog/moxa-destress-and-relaxation-4pack-200-pieces-p-171.html

Jaspro Instruments, Safety Warmer: http://www.safetywarmer.com/

Kenshin Trading Corp: http://www.kenshin.com/

Kiiko Matsumoto Style of Acupuncture: http://web.mac.com/davideuler1/Site/Shop.html

KM Supplies: http://www.kmsupplies.com

Lhasa OMS *

Mail Back Sharps Disposal: Where to buy mail back sharps containers http://www.sharpsdisposal.com/

Massage Warehouse: http://www.massagewarehouse.com

Medico Professional: A linen service dedicated to the medical profession http://www.medicolinen.com/

Meyer Distributing: http://www.meyerdist.com/

Miki Shima: http://www.jaaf.org

Mission Linen Supply: http://www.missionlinen.com/

Nefeli: Herbs and skin care products with a TCM spin http://www.nefeli.com

Pain-free Acupuncture: http://www.laserneedle.at/eng/laserneedle.php?flash=true

Prime Herbs: http://www.primeherbs.com

KM Supplies: http://www.kmsupplies.com

Seirin America *

Sinic Avenue: http://www.sinicave.com/

Siumarket: http://www.siumarket.com/

The Supply Center: http://www.thesupplycenter.com/

Treasure fo the East: http://www.treasureofeast.com

Value Acupunture: http://www.valueacupuncture.com/

Vital-core Biosystem: http://www.vital-core.com/

Yan Jing Supply: http://www.yanjingsupply.com/

Tea

Adagio Teas Wholesale: http://www.adagioxl.com/

Dragonwater Tea Company: http://www.dragonwater.com/

Generation Tea: http://www.generationtea.com/

Imperial Tea Court: http://www.imperialtea.com/

Mark T. Wendell Tea Company: http://www.marktwendell.com

Mighty Leaf Tea: http://www.mightyleaf.com

Monin Gourmet Flavorings: Flavored tea concentrates: http://www.monin.com/us/en/tea.php

Rishi Tea: http://www.rishi-tea.com

Silk Road Teas: http://www.silkroadteas.com/

Tao of Tea: http://www.taooftea.com/

Tavalon: http://www.tavalon.com

Tea Fountain: http://www.teafountain.com

Teaguys: http://www.teaguys.com/

Upton Tea Imports: http://www.uptontea.com/

Technology – General (see also Technology – OM)

AirSet (organizational software): http://www.airset.com/AirSet.jsp#app.Home

Apple Computers: http://www.apple.com/

ATRAR: http://www.atrar.co.uk/

Basecamp: Online project management: http://www.basecamphq.com/

Business Plan Software: Free and low cost business planning software: http://www.planware.org/

ChoiceTrust: http://www.choicetrust.com

CNET: http://www.cnet.com/

Deal News: http://dealnews.com/

EAV: http://www.periodensystem.ch/index_english.htm

Eclise: Advanced practice management software: http://ineedeclipse.com/

Elephantdrive: An online storage service: http://www.elephantdrive.com/

FreeCRM: Free (or cheap) customer relationship management software: http://www.freecrm.com/

FormLogix: Form building for websites: http://formlogix.com/

iContact: Email newsletter publishing: http://www.icontact.com/

ieLinks: http://www.ieinstitute.net

Isynergy: IT, Web, Consulting: http://www.insynergy.com/

Jeffer Software: http://www.creativelogichome.com/

Lexi-Comp: http://www.lexi.com

LogoMaker: An online logo program: http://www.logomaker.com/

Motion Computing: http://www.motioncomputing.com/

Network Magic: Makes setting up a network easy: http://www.networkmagic.com/

PC Magazine: http://www.pcmag.com/

PC World: http://www.pcworld.com/

QuickBooks: http://quickbooks.intuit.com/

Reputation defender: http://www.reputationdefender.com

Salesforce.com: http://www.salesforce.com/

Tech Bargains: http://www.techbargains.com/

Thinkfree (Online Office software): http://www.thinkfree.com

37 Signals: A website with several organizational websites/software: http://www.37signals.com/

Veetro (Online business management software): http://www.veetro.com/

WordPress: http://wordpress.org/

Zimbra (collaboration software): http://www.zimbra.com

Zoho Show(presentation software): http://show.zoho.com

Zyto: http://www.zyto.com/

Technology – OM (see also Technology –  General)

A Chrono Acupuncture software: http://www.delemme.com/chronos.htm

Acugraph: http://www.miridiatech.com/

AcuNotes: http://www.acunotescom

Acupartner Clinic Management software: http://www.acupartner.com/index.htm

Acutempo: http://www.acutempo.com

AcuXO: http://www.acuxo.com/

Avicenna Laser Centers of Excellence: http://www.avicennalaser.com/

EastWestMed: http://www.eastwestmed.com/

Electro Meridian Analysis System: An OM computerized system for assessing patient: http://www.emasweb.com/

Electro Meridian Imaging: An OM computerized system for assessing patients: http://www.emi4.com/

Gingko Software: http://ginkgosoftware.com/

Healing Light Seminars: http://www.healinglightseminars.com/

Herbs and Helpers: http://herbalmedicineuk.com/

iOpenAcu: iPhone acupuncture software http://iphone.mindbodycures.com/

Little guy software: Inexpensive insurance oriented programs: http://www.littleguysoftware.com

Medical Pocket PC: http://www.medicalpocketpc.com/

Medical Quant USA (Lasers): http://www.medicalquant.com

Medical TabletPC: http://www.medicaltabletpc.com/

MicroStim Technologies Inc.: http://www.microstim.com

Miridia Technology (AcuGraph II): http://www.miridiatech.com

Powered Templates: Acupuncture PowerPoint templates: http://www.poweredtemplates.com/01599/734/index.html

Pulse Analysis System: http://pas.pulse-academy.com

QiSource: Palm TCM software & study charts: http://www.qisource.com/

QPuncture: http://www.qpuncture.com/

Safety Warmer: http://www.safetywarmer.com

ShenProfessional 2.0: http://www.shenprofessional.com/

SofTCM: Chinese medical software: http://www.softtcm.com

SugarCRM: http://www.sugarcrm.com

TCM Formula Finder: Desktop software for herbal formulas: http://www.jallie.com/tcm/ff.asp

TCM Organizer: Practice Management and Medical Record software: http://tcmsoftware.ca/english/default_frame.htm

Taomedic: http://www.taomedic.com

Trigram Software: http://www.trigram.com

Zhangmen Acupuncture: http://www.factsoft.nl/zhangmen/us_index.htm

Telecommunication

Avaya: http://www.avaya.com

Free Conference Call: http://www.freeconferencecall.com

Freedom Voice Systems: http://www.freedomvoice.com

Linksys Networking: http://home.cisco.com/en-us/wireless/linksys/

Net2Phone: http://web.net2phone.com

Packet8: http://www.8×8.com/

Toll Free Live: http://www.tollfreelive.com/

Used Phones: http://www.usedphones.com/

Vonage: http://www.vonage.com/

Practice Management AOM Links