Entries by Darren Angerer

Teamwork – An Endangered Quality in Healthcare?

On our website we point out that many of us at one time or another experienced what it was like to be a part of an exceptional team. It was a collection of individuals who worked together, had a set of common goals & values, trusted one another, complemented each others’ strengths, and compensated for […]

What Are You Running “To” ? ? ?

You might think that a discussion about running in a Prosthetic & Orthotic Blog is somewhat unusual.  Well — not so much!  Especially if you consider that the difference in the current 100 meter world record for an Olympian vs. a Para-Olympian is less than 2 seconds. So running is more than a viable topic […]

Hidden Hopes & Dreams Made Real…

This awesome video captures the experiences of six wounded Israeli solders who, along with their U.S.and British counterparts, participated in a U.S. Paralympic Military Sports Camp. The camp lasted only four (4) days and for many it was their first introduction to the world of paralympic sports.  It truly highlights the possibilities that current technology, […]

HUGE, BIG Win for O&P & Our Patients

Most Devices Are Exempt from 2.3% Excise Tax at Both the Component Manufacturer & Patient Care Facility Level AOPA is pleased to inform members that the Treasury Department has today released the final rule for the medical device excise tax. Broadly speaking, and most importantly, Treasury has confirmed what they had stated in the proposed […]