OPIE Software acquires rival Clearwater company Futura International
December 13, 2016
OPIE CEO Paul Prusakowski said the merger accomplishes what he set out to do when he started the company in 1995.
Victory Orthotics & Prosthetics: Restoring mobility with passion and integrity
December 13, 2015
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…
Zombies and Prosthetic Limbs? The Many Uses of 3D Scanners
September 20, 2014
Zombies and Prosthetic Limbs? The Many Uses of 3D Scanners More Ever wonder why the zombies in the film "World War Z" appear so lifelike? 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…
Brightree Announces Availability of Latest Release
September 16, 2014
Brightree®, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, business management and billing software solutions for the post-acute care industry, today announced the immediate availability of its latest release of Brightree HME, serving home medical equipment (HME) providers, orthotics and prosthetics providers as well as home infusion pharmacies. The release includes new capabilities for prior authorization requests (PARs), electronic purchasing, document management…
Winning the rural health battle
September 16, 2014
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. They may be the forgotten heroes of Australia’s health sector, but an array of allied health providers - including audiologists, chiropractors, and physiotherapists - will share evidence from around Australia about how they are bringing more…
Prosthetic program offers helping hand
September 15, 2014
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.
Local company makes prosthetics for animals
September 6, 2014
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 life. Orthopets is a company…
AAHomecare Calls on CMS to Withdraw Flawed Proposed Rule
September 2, 2014
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.