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March 2003 Issue

March 2003

edit post Making a Difference in Africa by Pamala Lupo, CO March 1, 2003 Pam Lupo, CO, casts a five-day-old baby with a hyperextended knee. The first two things you

HIPAA Privacy: Are You Ready to Comply?

The compliance date of April 14, 2003 for the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996) Privacy Rule is fast approaching O&P businesses. Are you ready to comply?

HIPAA Privacy Rule: Why Comply?

The compliance date of April 14, 2003 for the HIPAA Privacy Rule is fast approaching O&P businesses. So the question you may ask is, “Why do I need to comply?”

A Patient by Any Other Name

What’s in a name? Willie Shakespeare said, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Out here where I live we say, “You can call a skunk whatever

Amputation: The First Year

Amputation. That one simple word changes everything, doesn’t it? I considered this recently as I spoke with a man who is facing the difficult decision between an amputation and his

Cuban Doctor Receives Cervical Collar

“The wheels go round,” and they went round to help a Cuban doctor receive a much-needed Seattle Systems Malibu Cervical Collar. In early November 2002, Seattle Systems received a phone

Erwin Unger

Orthotist/Specialist Custom Foot Orthotics Wright & Filippis Rochester Hills, Michigan When did you enter the O&P profession? Sixty-eight years ago when I was a 14-year-old boy in Germany. Why did

Making a Difference in Africa

Pam Lupo, CO, casts a five-day-old baby with a hyperextended knee. The first two things you learn in Ghana are patience and to always carry your toilet paper with you.

P&O American Style

Our first visit in the USA was to the University of Washington, Seattle, where we met fellow P&O students. Mr. John Ferguson, senior lecturer in P&O, delivered a warm and

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