Orthotic Holdings Inc. (OHI), headquartered in Ronkonkoma, New York, has announced the acquisition of SafeStep, Milford, Connecticut. SafeStep is the latest addition to the family of OHI brands that includes Langer Biomechanics, Ronkonkoma; Arizona AFO, Mesa; and The Orthotic Group, Markham, Ontario, Canada.
SafeStep, founded in 2000 by Josh White, DPM, and Richard Krouch, is a diabetic footwear and durable medical equipment (DME) provider. White will assume an ongoing senior role within OHI.
“The acquisition of SafeStep is consistent with OHI’s vision of creating a complete continuum of care for our healthcare partners,” said OHI President and COO, Jason Kraus. “It perfectly illustrates OHI’s 2014 strategy of aggressive, multifaceted growth aimed at expanding our leadership position in DME solutions for healthcare providers. The SafeStep brand and its founder, Dr. White, are welcome additions to the OHI family….”