OPIE Software as well as oandp.com announced that it has added Mark Ford as director of business development.
Ford has an extensive background within the O&P industry. He previously served as the vice president of global sales and marketing for Touch Bionics of Hilliard, Ohio and helped to develop their North American operational success. In addition, Ford served Willow Wood Company for many years as the director of marketing and later as the director of the OMEGA Tracer division.
“The addition of Mark to our management team is a significant step forward for OPIE,” Paul Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP, OPIE Software CEO stated in a press release. “Being able to add someone with Mark’s experience and past success within the O&P industry is very helpful for a company at this point in our growth.”
The development of the OPIE Software has continued rapidly in many directions over the past several years. On the clinical side, the core electronic medical record component of OPIE connects every staff member to manage the complete operations of a practice including all administrative, clinical and technical procedures. All of these processes are managed within the logical OPIE workflow that standardizes operations to support facility accreditation and compliance on many levels. The Purchasing & Inventory module in OPIE brings Integrated Suppliers and clinical facilities together through this comprehensive product ordering system.
“Mark is a great addition to our senior management team and his marketing experience will help us in securing wider relationships within the O&P community,” Jon Shinn, chief operations officer said in a press release. “Our growth has been phenomenal and Mark’s expertise will prove valuable as our company matures and expands.”