Unquenchable Spirit: The Cameron Clapp Story - February 2006

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Unquenchable Spirit: The Cameron Clapp Story
By Sherry Metzger, MS


Photo courtesy of Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics Inc., www.hanger.com It was 3 PM on a Wednesday afternoon in sunnyPismo Beach, California, and 19-year-old Cameron Clapp was lookingfor a tuxedo while juggling his cell phone. The scene sounds...

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Do Your Organizational Dynamics Determine Your Operational Success?
By Meredy DeBorde


Literally hundreds of books on as many topics linethe shelves of the business management sections in your localbookstores and libraries. Boost Productivity! Increase Your ProfitMargins!

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Getting O&P Companies Up and Running after Katrina: Why Does the Insurance Response Seem So Slow?
By Miki Fairley


"Many of you are seeing in the national media thatthings are getting back to normal in New Orleans and surroundingparishes. Nothing could be further from the truth...my in-laws' oldhome is now only a slab and a few bricks.... FEMA trailers arebegi...

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Stock-and-Bill: Sleeping with the Enemy?
By Miki Fairley


Supply closets--also known as"stock-and-bill" and "consignment closets"--are out of thecloset. The issue, which has been smoldering underground for some timeand periodically heating up the OANDP-L listserve and discussionsamong O&P practitione...

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Sports Bracing: A Whole New Game
By Judith Philipps Otto


Although it may be a part of the orthoticpractitioner's livelihood, sports bracing is also a game in itself.And, as in any game, you can defend your position on the playingfield, you can allow yourself to be driven back--perhaps evencompletely off...

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Sports Page

Hartford Ski Spectacular Honors Injured Soldiers


The 18th Annual Hartford Ski Spectacular was againheld last December at the Beaver Run Resort and the BreckenridgeSki Area, Breckenridge, Colorado. The event is conducted each yearby Disabled Sports USA (DS/USA), Rockville, Maryland, and sponsored...

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Got FAQs?

Got FAQs?
By Lisa Lake-Salmon


The future of your practice depends onknowledgeable billing and collection information. Understanding thefull aspect of billing guidelines and procedures will effectivelyincrease your reimbursement. This informative column will helpproviders and t...

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Profile

Felipe Villanueva, CPO


Felipe Villanueva, CPO, Manager University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Orthotic & Prosthetic Facility- San Francisco General Hospital San Francisco, California If you weren't in O&P, what would be your nextcareer choice? Veterinar...

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Perspective

Uniting Frontiers
By Rosie Jované, Orthotist/Prosthetist Lic. #2-1, Panama, Republic of Panama


By Rosie Jované

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Viewpoint

From the Editor: Young Amputee Aims High, Enjoys Life
By Miki Fariley


‘Impossible’ is an opinion, not a fact.’

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