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Rhonda F. Turner,  PhD, JD, CFom, BOCPO, is founder and executive director of the American Association of Breast Care Professionals and an O&P Business News Practitioner Advisory Council member.

Behind the pink ribbon

October 1, 2014

Medical necessity for breast prostheses should not be in question

December 19, 2013

The tech of mobile mammography

November 8, 2013

Eric Robinson has been involved in the orthotics and prosthetics industry for more than 25 years. His background includes product development, device manufacturing, marketing/sales, clinical practice management and business development. Eric is the co-founder of the Extremity Games and a member of the board of directors for the Athletes with Disabilities Network. As owner and president of Elite Result, he develops enterprise strategies and marketing solutions specifically for the O&P field. Eric’s blog focuses on how any O&P business or patient care facility can increase their bottom line or reach their goals by implementing creative and practical ways of doing business in the difficult new world of O&P. 

Partners in prime

June 16, 2014

All press is good press

May 12, 2014

A better mousetrap

April 14, 2014
Ryan Ball, Orthotics and Prosthetics Group of America (OPGA) Government Relations, has been involved in all levels of government and politics for more than 10 years as a staff aide, campaign consultant and lobbyist.  His daily responsibilities include tracking health care legislation affecting orthotics and prosthetics, giving presentations to state associations stressing the importance of O&P professionals being involved in the legislative process and helping OPGA members with regulatory issues facing their practice. Ryan will focus on identifying key issues and pieces of health care legislation, deciphering their potential impact on the orthotic and prosthetic profession and providing tips to keep your practice ahead of the curve on regulatory and compliance issues.

Chief ALJ details 460k appeals backlog, suspension of hearings

January 20, 2014

ACA update: State health exchanges, Medicaid see enrollment surge as 2013 ends

January 15, 2014

CMS to temporarily halt RACs to transition to new contracts

December 12, 2013
Amanda Brown is a recent graduate from Northwestern University’s orthotic program and is currently enrolled in the school’s prosthetic’s blended learning program. She has a science degree from Penn State University where she split her time between the classroom and on the Lady Lion basketball court. After college, she continued her basketball career professionally in Los Angeles, Italy and as a member of the Canadian National Olympic Team. After an exciting career on the court, Brown decided to pursue a second passion — a career in O&P. She focuses her blog on her experiences in the education program and will provide anecdotal accounts of her struggles, success and expectations of clinical care education and a future in the O&P field.

The AOPA World Congress had something for everyone

September 30, 2013

Residency at 6 months marked by challenges, triumph

August 1, 2013

Six months and counting

July 16, 2012