When combined with bone scan and white blood cell imaging agents, single photon emission computed tomography and computed tomography displays a clear and accurate screening of possible infection of the foot for diabetes patients, according to a study conducted by…
Day: September 15, 2011
Remain a Profitable O&P Business by Reducing Expenses
Despite the pressures associated with being a small niche market in the far-off corner of the mammoth health care industry, Rob Benedetti, MBA, consultant for PROMISE Consulting, maintained that it was still possible for an O&P business to make money…
Take a Moment to Show Appreciation
What some people might consider “sucking up” is actually just good for business.
Bond’s ‘M’ Inspired by Real-Life Spy and Amputee
Before there was a fictitious “M,” there was a real“C.”
Offloading Device Reduces Incidence of Heel Pressure Ulcers
Complete offloading using devices such as the Heelift Suspension Boot (DM Systems) reduced heel pressure ulcers in patients with post-hip fractures and may be a viable treatment option pending results of further studies, according to a study published in the…
Teach Students To Be Better Learners
A dynamic blend of cognitive and psychomotor skills make fabrication the best way to learn by recreating real situations.
Survey Shows Experts’ Suggestions for Best Shoes
Despite the availability of many different brands of athletic and dress shoes, orthopedic and ankle surgeons commonly recommend a select few, reflective of their own preferences. “Surprisingly, surgeons appear to be aware of the impact of their own shoe selection…
Comparison Shopping Causes Small Business Employers to Overpay forHealth Insurance
An article in the American Economic Review finds that small businesses have been over-paying for health insurance. The article “Unhealthy Insurance Markets: Search Frictions and the Cost and Quality of Health Insurance” highlights the difficulties small employers have in searching…
A Career Warrior
Injured in battle nearly 7 years ago, Hatcher was at the forefront ofsupport initiatives for war amputees.
Use a Third Hand
A vacuum seal that holds leather in place can be a better alternativeto recruiting another technician to help.