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Hanger Clinic publishes new clinical practice guidelines

February 21, 2017

The Clinical and Scientific Affairs Department at Hanger Clinic has created a series of O&P clinical practice guidelines, according to a press release. The guidelines are designed to improve clinical outcomes through evidenced-based and patient-focused care.

“Hanger Clinic is leading the O&P profession by creating and using these evidence-based [clinical practice guidelines] CPGs to treat patients consistently to ensure the best possible outcomes," Sam Liang, president of Hanger Clinic, said in the release. “The publication of these first two CPGs allows more clinicians to benefit from our best practices, and sends a clear, tangible statement that our industry is serious about outcomes.”

AOPA seeks pilot grant proposals

February 20, 2017
The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association has announced a request for pilot grant proposals in orthotic and prosthetic research, according to a press release. In…

Ottobock to host session at South by Southwest festival

February 17, 2017
Ottobock will host a session with U.S. veterans at the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, according to a press release. The session, “How Wounded…

New 3-D printing process could improve prosthetic fit, decrease wait times

February 16, 2017
Researchers at the University of Michigan College of Engineering have developed a new way to design and fabricate custom prosthetics and orthotics using a 3-D printer…

Ottobock HealthCare hosts Mayor Steve Adler at its Austin headquarters

February 15, 2017
Ottobock HealthCare, based in Austin, Texas, hosted Mayor Steve Adler (D-Texas) on Wednesday to meet with Ottobock leadership and employees, according to a press…
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