Victory Orthotics & Prosthetics: Restoring mobility with passion and integrity
Family was the inspiration behind Victory Orthotics and Prosthetics. It’s also what keeps it going.Victory O&P opened in October of 2001. Their story, however, started about a decade before. Zach Smith, CPO, CEO and president of Victory, lived in Pennsylvania with his wife Kelly and was attending college to be a teacher. Zach’s mother called from Florida with news that his dad was rushed to the …

OPIE Software acquires rival Clearwater company Futura International
OPIE CEO Paul Prusakowski said the merger accomplishes what he set out to do when he started the company in 1995.

Prosthetic program offers helping hand
Do you think events like this weekend’s Reuse Rendezvous, when people can give away unwanted items, are a good idea? Loading … By Villeneuve, Melissa on September 15, 2014.

Medical Robot Systems Market by Types and Application Worth $3,764 Million by 2018 – New Research Report by …
The global medical robot market is categorized into five broad segments—surgical robots, rehabilitation robots, non-invasive radiosurgery robots, hospital and pharmacy robots, and others – http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/medical-robotic-systems-market-2916860.html . (PRWeb August 24, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/surgical-robotic-systems/market …

The Incredible Evolution Of Artificial Limbs Started With This Wooden Toe
Artificial limbs have come a long way. Long before the  bionic man , prosthetics designed to replace lost body parts offered limited movement and might be crafted out of materials found at hand, like wood and other fibers.  “In the past, prosthetics looked very much like what they were replacing,” said Jacky Finch, a researcher in the KNH Center for Biomedical Egyptology at the University of …

Brightree Announces Availability of Latest Release
New enhancements, including the addition of intelligent, automated Prior Authorization Requests, to help HME providers enhance revenue and profitability (PRWeb September 16, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12172326.htm

AAHomecare Calls on CMS to Withdraw Flawed Proposed Rule
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On September 2, 2014, the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in response to the proposed rule CMS-1614-P, “Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics …

Local company makes prosthetics for animals
DENVER — Dolphin Tale 2 is a new sequel for the whole family that opens Sept. 12. The film is bringing back the original cast including Winter, the dolphin who was able to swim again thanks to a prosthetic tail. There’s a local company that’s doing the same thing; gving animals a second chance at […]

Zombies and Prosthetic Limbs? The Many Uses of 3D Scanners
It’s not just makeup — some of them were created with the aid of high-tech scanning technology. The company Artec, based in Luxembourg, develops handheld 3D scanners that have been used for everything from Hollywood special effects to the development of prosthetic limbs. The technology makes it possible to create a digital model of an object in the real world, which can then be manipulated with …

Winning the rural health battle
ALLIED health workers are breaking the service deficit in the bush, so says this week’s National Conference for Rural and Remote Allied Health Professionals.