Geriatric Amputees: Enhancing Quality of Life - July 2004

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Geriatric Amputees: Enhancing Quality of Life
By Miki Fairley


"And in the end, its not the years in your life that count. Its the life in your years."

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Feature

Total Patient Care at Shriners
By Judith Phillips Otto


Total patient care is a reality, not a dream, at Shriners Hospitals for Children.

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Feature

Maintaining Ideals in the Real World
By Jon Shinn, Keri Blythe Shinn, CO


"I just found out there's no such thing as the realworld, just a lie you've got to rise above." John Mayer, from the 2002 hit song, "No SuchThing" It's not very hard to be idealistic in our youth. In addition tothe energetic spirit that comes fro...

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Global View

Houston Health Professionals Help 'Merchants of Baghdad'
By Meredy Fullen


Pictured are "The Merchants of Baghdad" with their prosthetists, Tom DiBello, CPO, FAAOP, and David Baty, CPO. From left, top row, are Quasim, DiBello, Bassim, Hassan, Solah, and Ala'a. Bottom row, from left, are Nazar, Laith, and Baty.

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Got FAQs?

Got FAQs?
By Lisa Lake-Salmon


The future of your practice depends onknowledgeable billing and collection information. Under-standingthe full aspect of billing guidelines and procedures willeffectively increase your reimbursement. This informative columnwill help providers and...

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Profile

Zach Harvey, CPO


Zach Harvey, CPO Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics Inc. Greenbelt, Maryland Are you better at starting projects or finishingprojects? Once I get started, I can't stop until it'sfinished.

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Perspective

The Real Need in O&P: Solving Basic Issues
By Dean Mason, CPed, BOCO, LMI


I began my career as a certified pedorthist whowas asked by a few of my referral docs to learn orthotics so that Icould service their patients. My only choice was BOC [Board forOrthotist/Prosthetist Certification], as ABC [American Board forCertif...

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Viewpoints

The EDGE Welcomes New Managing Editor
By Miki Fairley


The O&P EDGE is growing! We are delighted tointroduce our newest staff member, Meredy Fullen. Many of youalready know Meredy through her work with Ohio Willow Wood as a public relations andadvertising specialist.

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Letters

Letters


Insurance Cuts: Consumers Need Help Now I am responding to the article in The O&P EDGE written by Ralph W. Nobbe, CPO, which is entitled " Insurance Cuts, Costs: Who'sResponsible ." (Editor's note: This commentary appeared in"Perspective," April 2...

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