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The Clinical Minute: Elevate Dynamics AFO1 FreeFlow

Posted by SPS on Mar 15, 2021 5:22:25 PM

Welcome to The Clinical Minute, where we provide short overviews of orthotic and prosthetic devices. In this segment, Clinical Consultant Liz Hillen, M.Ed., CPO, LPO, provides a detailed look at the Elevate Dynamics AFO1 FreeFlow.

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Topics: o&p industry, tips, clinical services, the clinical minute

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SPS Check-in: Jamie Seabold Interviews FabCo’s Nick Gambill and Amputee Associates’ Zach Weber

Posted by SPS on Dec 17, 2020 1:16:20 PM

Welcome to the 8th episode of The SPS Check-in. In this video, SPS Director of Sales Jamie Seabold interviews FabCo Prosthetic Design's Director of Fabrication Nick Gambill, CTP, and Amputee Associates’ VP Clinical Operations Zach Weber, CP.

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Topics: o&p industry, News, tips, SPS Check-in

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SPS Check-in: Interview with Blatchford VP Ben Auzenne

Posted by SPS on Nov 20, 2020 3:35:41 PM

Welcome to the 7th episode of the SPS Check-in. In this video, SPS President Regina Weger interviews Blatchford’s VP of Sales & Marketing Ben Auzenne. In this interview, Ben discusses the current regulatory changes impacting the industry, his experience joining the Blatchford team during a pandemic, and the concept of “Biomimetic Design.”

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Topics: o&p industry, News, tips, SPS Check-in

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HIPAA and Marketing: How to Protect Patient Data While Marketing Your Clinic

Posted by SPS on Nov 16, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Guarding protected health information (PHI) is a full-time job for every member of your clinic. Marketing provides many opportunities to violate HIPAA, so marketers beware! Review the following carefully to stay compliant with HIPAA and avoid violating patient trust.

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, tips, Marketing

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SPS Check-in: Interview with Hanger President and CEO Vinit Asar

Posted by SPS on Oct 14, 2020 10:16:53 AM

Welcome to the 6th episode of the SPS Check-in. In this video, SPS President Regina Weger discusses the important topic of diversity and inclusion with Hanger President and CEO Vinit Asar. In this discussion, Vinit and Regina discuss Hanger’s Diversity and Inclusion Pledge, and expound on the tangible actions that can be taken to enact meaningful change against racism and inequality, to in turn, create a more inclusive profession.

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Topics: o&p industry, News, tips, SPS Check-in

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How to Order for Your Clinic in Peak Holiday Shipping Season

Posted by SPS on Oct 12, 2020 10:51:39 AM

Whether it’s a package to your home or an important shipment to your business, deliveries have been slower than usual, delayed for weeks, or lost completely. The culprit is not hard to find as ecommerce sites witnessed a surge in orders beginning in mid-March—the same time shelter-in-place orders began in the United States. 

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, tips, Shipping

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Prioritizing Diversity & Inclusion in Healthcare: What it Means, Why it's Important, and How to Get Started

Posted by SPS on Sep 8, 2020 3:36:47 PM

We are living in truly challenging times. Amidst a global pandemic and the effects of systemic racism and inequality dating back centuries coming to a head in our communities nationwide, our differences are dividing us when we should be working together to bring about needed change. Now is the time to come together as a healthcare profession to enact meaningful change within our workplaces, so we can create a more inclusive environment for those we serve, and in turn, make our world a better place.

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, tips

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How to Leverage Email Marketing to Reach Patients

Posted by SPS on Aug 17, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Every year, a new think piece is published extolling the death of emails to trendier communication channels like Slack, IM, or SMS messaging. Sometimes we wish this were true, like when we look at our inbox on Monday mornings, but studies on consumer preferences tell a different story. In a 2017 SendGrid-commissioned study, Egg Strategy found that 74% of respondents chose email as their preferred communication method for company interactions. It’s easy to imagine why. Emails help us organize our lives, search past communications, and are easily accessible by laptop, smartphone, tablet, and even smartwatch. Consider investing in email marketing to promote your brand, improve patient engagement, and establish a solid communication channel.

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, tips, Marketing

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How to Attract Patients to Your Website

Posted by SPS on Aug 10, 2020 9:38:11 AM

If your clinic is overflowing with referrals, you may wonder why you need a website. But according to a 2018 consumer study conducted by doctor.com, 81% of patients still conduct online research on providers they are referred to. When patients are searching for your clinic online, you want to meet their expectation and provide a great first impression. Furthermore, having a website can improve your online reputation, streamline patient check-ins, open the door to analytical insights, and provide advertising opportunities. Here is what you need to know to get started.

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, tips, Marketing

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Things Amputees and People With Limb Differences Want You to Know, by Tanya Khvitsko-Trimborn

Posted by Guest: Tanya Khvitsko on Aug 7, 2020 2:53:29 PM

Around 2 million people in the United States are considered amputees. Each year 185,000 people undergo amputation surgery, according to the Amputee Coalition. No two situations are the same. A limb may be amputated because of an accident, injury, illness, or disease. Other limb differences are due to the way a person’s body formed in the womb, which is sometimes described as “congenital amputation.”

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, tips, knit-rite, sponsored

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