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BOC promotes Gruskin

September 28, 2021HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has promoted Matthew Gruskin, MBA, BOCO, BOCPD, CDME, from credentialing director to COO. In his new role, Gruskin’s expanded responsibilities include oversight of BOC’s internal systems and external vendor relationships, as well as management of the organization’s operations staff. He retains all previous duties relevant to the direction, strategies, policies and day-to-day activities of BOC’s facility...

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BOC establishes award

February 22, 2017HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Board of Certification/Accreditation has established the Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service. The award will recognize individuals who perform outstanding service to BOC and its community. Newberry, a BOC board member with more than four decades in practice, died in 2016. “Jim was completely devoted to BOC and to the O&P profession,” said wife Lynne Newberry. “He cared so deeply about helping others and wanted nothing more than to make a positive...

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BOC to sunset new certifications

May 4, 2016HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) plans to stop accepting new applications for its orthotist (BOC), prosthetist (BOCP) and pedorthist (BOCPD) certifications. BOC says the move will help the organization grow and streamline the profession's credentialing options. “BOC has been a recognized partner in these fields for more than 30 years and remains firmly committed to supporting our certificants and the millions of people who depend on BOC professionals to improve...

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BOC snags another Stevie Award

March 15, 2016HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Board of Certification/Accreditation has won a bronze Stevie Award for “E-Commerce Customer Service” for its customer service and social media efforts. It's the fifth time in four years BOC has won an award, according to a press release. “All of us at BOC are proud to be recognized again by the Stevie Awards, this time for both innovation and customer service. These two values influence the ways we communicate with our customers and optimize the e-commerce...

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BOC, MED to highlight certification at Medtrade Spring

February 4, 2014HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) and The MED Group are teaming up to present a workshop on the Durable Medical Equipment Specialist (CDME) certification at Medtrade Spring. Topics covered will include the value of the certification and how to market it. Participants may sit for the CDME exam during the March 10-12 event. To earn the CDME, participants show a broad understanding of the industry and knowledge of products, including oxygen, transfer systems, enteral...

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BOC now offers retail pharmacy accreditation

October 16, 2013HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Board of Certification/Accreditation has launched an accreditation program for retail pharmacies, the organization announced Oct. 16. Pharmacies may apply just for pharmacy accreditation or in conjunction with DMEPOS accreditation. “The pharmacy industry has seen a shift from the dispensing of medication to the more important goal of improving patient outcomes,” said Wendy Miller, BOC director of facility accreditation. “BOC shares that goal, and pharmacy...

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BOC launches new website

September 30, 2013HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - With a new website, the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) is keeping stakeholders up-to-date with continuing education information and social media feeds, the board announced in a Sept. 30 news release. Certified providers and accredited facility owners can also use the website to manage their accounts. “The new website is simply another way BOC serves its facilities and certificants by making information accessible and putting the power at our fingertips,”...

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