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February 2003 Issue

February 2003

edit post ISO 9001 for Nonprofits: Is It Worth the Expense? by Mick Stimpson, CPO (UK) February 1, 2003 Many prosthetic and orthotic service providers in the industrialized world have

ISO 9001 for Nonprofits: Is It Worth the Expense?

Many prosthetic and orthotic service providers in the industrialized world have realized the benefits of achieving ISO 9001:2000 accreditation. Until now, this has not been replicated in the developing world.

File Documentation: Key to OIG Compliance

The subject of this article is file documentation and compliance with the OIG (Office of the Inspector General) Compliance Guidance for the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supply Industry.

Sample Photograph Release Form

RELEASE AND AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF PHOTOGRAPHS FOR VALUABLE CONSIDERATION, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, I hereby grant (Name of Clinical Facility) the irrevocable right and permission, throughout the

Disability and the Mosquito

Proverb of unknown origin: “If you think you are too small to make a difference, you haven’t been in bed with a mosquito.”  And what does disability have to do

Disabled Skiers Retire

After stellar careers, seven elite disabled skiers have retired from competition, according to the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA). They are: Alpine skier Sarah Billmeier, Yarmouth, Maine, an

Cable Receives Courage Award

Photo courtesy of DS/USA CHALLENGE magazine. Four-time Paralympic sit-skier and many-time wheelchair road racing champion Candace Cable, Truckee, California, won the 2002 Wilma Rudolph Courage Award, presented by the Women’s

15th Annual Ski Spectacular

Skiers Enhance Skills, Enjoy Slopes in Colorado Glittering white snow, blue skies, swift motion, exhilaration, leaving the mundane cares of life behind, all add up to the thrills of skiing

Amputee Reaches Goal, Becomes Police Officer

After massive flooding from a rain-swollen river, half the town of South River, New Jersey, was evacuated. A disabled elderly man was trapped in a house which nobody could reach.

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