Michael J. Allen Michael J. Allen, CPO, FAAOP of Midland, Texas has been named president of the board of directors for the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics Inc. (ABC). He takes over for Stephen B.…
Month: February 2008
Langer Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results
Officials from Langer Inc. reported the company’s financial results for the 3- and 9-month periods ended Sept. 30, 2007. Net sales for the third quarter were $17,409,000, an increase of 92% over the net sales for the same quarter in…
Diabetes Rates Increase Among Older Americans
The annual number of Americans older than 65 years who are newly diagnosed with diabetes increased by 23% between 1994 to 1995 and 2003 to 2004, according to a report in a recent issue of Archives of Internal Medicine. According…
The i-LIMB: Revolutionizing the Evolution
The new i-LIMB Hand is poised to transform the world of upper extremity prostheses.
By Stephanie Z. Pavlou
Online Advertised Job Vacancies Decrease in November
In November 2007, there were 4,072,600 online advertised vacancies, a decrease of 2.1% from the October 2007 level, according to The Conference Board Help-Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL). Nationally, online advertised vacancies were up (9.7%) over the year (November 2006…
Protecting Your Business from Fraud
Being proactive in safeguarding your business assets is the best defense against fraud.
Pedorthics on the Hill: H.R. 2888
Bill H.R. 2888 seeks to reclaim appropriate Medicare payment for therapeutic shoes and inserts for patients with diabetes.
Hanger Orthopedic Group Inc. Acquires Three Practices
Officials from Hanger Orthopedic Group Inc. announced that the company has acquired Stagner Orthopedic Services, Specialized Prosthetic & Orthotic Technologies Inc., and MHC Prosthetics LLC. These acquisitions provide Hanger with additional patient care centers in Tennessee, Utah and Maryland, respectively.…
Nearly One in Five Americans Cannot Afford Health Care
Nearly one in five U.S. adults – more than 40 million people – report they do not have adequate access to the health care they need, according to the annual report on the nation’s health released by the Centers for…
Making the Most of Your Regional Meeting
O&P Business News talked to Academy chapter presidents around the country to find out what makes their meetings successful.
By Jennifer Hoydicz