OPGA is a nationwide network of more than 1,300 independently owned and operated orthotic and prosthetic facilities. These companies haved joined together to better compete in the ever-changing health care environment.
OPGA's goal is to help members maintain clinical excellence and achieve their best possible bottom line through manufacturer discounts similar to those received by national companies, providing members the opportunity to remain independent.
The Amputee Coalition is the leading national resource for information for and about all people affected by limb loss and limb differences.
The coalition also actively advocates for fair and appropriate healthcare coverage for people with limb loss, including reasonable prosthetic limb insurance.
Whether you are facing amputation for the first time, are a new amputee or have lived with limb loss for years the Amputee Coalition can help. The Amputee Coalition is a national nonprofit consumer health advocacy and education organization that provides information and support to all people affected by limb loss and limb differences, including family members, caregivers, healthcare professionals and the orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) industry
The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists is dedicated to promoting professionalism and advancing the standards of patient care through education, literature, research, advocacy and collaboration
In keeping with the mission and being that the Academy is the professional organization representing practitioners credentialed by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC), it is a primary objective of the Academy to support professional and ethical conduct among all ABC certified practitioners.
ABC is the comprehensive credentialing organization whose mission is to establish and advocate for the highest patient care and organizational standards in the provision of safe and effective orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic services.
Measuring patient care provider’s knowledge and skills through rigorous credentialing programs
• Establishing standards of organizational performance through facility accreditation
• Mandating professional continuing education to maintain competency
• Administering a professional discipline program
• Communicating the value and importance of ABC credentials
An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
Their mission is to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.
NCOPE develops, implements, and assures compliance with standards for orthotic and prosthetic education through accreditation and approval processes that promote exemplary patient care.
To promote exemplary patient care by ensuring high quality educational programs for future generations of O&P professionals.
To ensure that O&P programs are comparable in quality and effectiveness by maintaining and applying comprehensive standards for accreditation and approval.
To apply such standards consistently in the evaluation of educational programs.
To establish and implement mechanisms for the continual improvement of residency programs.
To continue to strengthen NCOPE staff resources in response to an expanding agenda and a changing health care environment.
To manage, develop, and expand appropriate alliances.
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