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November 2007 Issue

November 2007

edit post Johns Hopkins Unveils Proto 2 by Mary Rose Roberts November 1, 2007 In response to the plight of World War II amputees, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

Hospitals Look to Exclusive Arrangements

It should come as no surprise that many hospitals have tried to reduce their costs by entering into exclusive or semi-exclusive discounted contracts with their vendors. Medicare pays hospitals for

Passion Found, Hard Work Begins

As I start my second year in the master of science in prosthetics and orthotics (MSPO) program at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), it is exciting to think

Fabricating Custom-Molded Shoes

Custom-molded shoes, although not always a major part of an O&P practice’s revenue stream, can be an important adjunct to securing the confidence of crucial referral sources and clinics. They

ACA Expands Advocacy Department

The Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) has experienced a great deal of success in advancing prosthetic parity at the state level. In order to take this fight to the U.S.

Billing and Collections Q&A

Running an O&P shop gets more complicated each year. Whether you have Medicare billing or reimbursement questions, a Medicare policy question, or you just need help finding a resource, count

Five Questions for John P. Galbraith, CPed

Having worked for nearly 30 years in the field of pedorthics and orthotics, John P. Galbraith, CPed, has plenty of odd and unusual stories. “Don’t get me started,” Galbraith says.

DARPA Revolutionizes Prosthetics: How and Why?

Times change. Perceptions change. Once upon a time, not so long ago, only a relatively small ratio of the population had experienced limb loss or amputation, and only a few

Johns Hopkins Unveils Proto 2

In response to the plight of World War II amputees, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) established the Artificial Limb Program in 1945 to promote scientific research to improve prosthetic

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