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April 2005 Issue

April 2005

edit post Independent Networks: Leveling the Playing Field by Jim Andreassen, Catherine Griffin April 1, 2005 In a competitive environment, small O&P companies have often found it advantageous to join

ACPOC/Academy Meeting Opens New Dimension

The big event of the year in the O&P industry is being held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort as the Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC) joins forces with the American

Flo-Tech: Expanding Options

Robert Brown, CPO, FAAOP, went to an amputee’s home, in 1993, to cast and measure a patient for a preparatory prosthesis. As hospitals usually did then, the hospital had sent

Kiwi: An RRD Innovation

The Kiwi, New Zealand’s famed flightless bird, walks around all day. Since he wants amputees likewise to be able to walk around all day, Wallis W.T. Farraday, CP, who also

A New Paradigm of Postoperative Amputation Care

Michael Pinzur, MD, has a guiding philosophy: “Think outside the box.” In discussing the American healthcare system, Pinzur says, “It’s a bad system, but it’s the best around.” To arrive

Soldier Gets New Prosthetic Design

Josh Olson can never forget the date of October 27, 2003. The young soldier on duty in Iraq was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade and lost his entire leg. An

Online Education Technology: What We Have, What We Need

Traditionally, healthcare workers receive their education while sitting in a classroom. In the 1999-2000 school year, about 43 percent of students enrolled in post secondary programs were non-traditional students 24

Jason M. Jennings, CPO

Jason M. Jennings, CPOWestmed Rehab Inc.Rapid City, South Dakota What do you like best about O&P? Patient care. What is your favorite sport? Sporting clays. Tell us about your family.There’s

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