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BOC hires new VP

January 19, 2023HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has hired Jane Webster as vice president of strategy, growth and regulatory affairs. In this role, Webster will develop strategic priorities for BOC’s next phase of growth and will oversee its business development and sales functions, as well as regulatory compliance operations to ensure the organization continues to fulfill its mission. “Jane is a strong leader with experience in strategic planning and managing...

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BOC names Terri McLeod award winner 

December 13, 2022HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The board of directors of the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has named Theresa “Terri” McLeod, CMF, COF, as the 2022 recipient of the Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service. The award recognizes outstanding individuals who perform extraordinary service to BOC, the community of stakeholders the organization serves and those who live out the superior example modeled by Newberry during his more than four decades in the field of orthotics and prosthetics....

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BOC announces new board 

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BOC announces new board 

November 22, 2022HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The board of directors at the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has announced the 2023 Executive Committee. The recently elected officers are:   Chair (incumbent): Wayne R. Rosen, BOCP, BOCO, LPO, CDME, FAAOP, clinical consultant  Vice-chair: Cameron Stewart, BOCO, BOCP, co-founder, Alcam Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics in Riverside, Calif.  Secretary: Abel Guevara III, DHA(c), MHIM, RHIA, CPHT, CDME, vice president of revenue cycle &...

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O&P market keeps marching forward

November 1, 2022John Andrews

Facing regulatory challenges and guided by optimistic market forecasts, orthotics and prosthetics providers are forging ahead to overcome obstacles and strengthen the category.  Between prior authorization requirements from CMS’ Final Rule CMS-1713 and moving beyond Operation Brace Yourself, O&P providers face higher standards while focusing on rebuilding trust with clients. Adam Miller, president of Waterloo, Iowa-based VGM’s Orthotic and Prosthetic Group of America, says other...

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BOC wins award for website 

October 31, 2022HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has won a Gold w3 Award for its recent web redesign and improvements to customer navigation. With more than 3,000 annual entries from across the globe, the w3 Awards honor outstanding websites, marketing, video, mobile, social and podcasts created by some of the world’s best digital content creators. BOC’s website was recognized for its user experience (UX) enhancements, including mobile-first design, user-friendly...

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BOC seeks nominations for Certificant of the Year

October 13, 2022HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) is calling for nominations for its Certificant of the Year Award. The award recognizes one BOC-certified individual for outstanding achievements in service, research and outreach. “Through our Certificant of the Year Award we honor and celebrate the vast talents and achievements of BOC-certified professionals who go above and beyond to improve the lives of their patients,” said Matthew Gruskin, COO. “We look...

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BOC welcomes two new hires 

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BOC welcomes two new hires 

August 10, 2022HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has added Wil Townsend as operations manager and Meghan Smith as digital marketing manager. As BOC’s operations manager, Townsend is responsible for supporting the direction, strategy and day-to-day business operations for the organization. He also manages key vendor partnerships and ensures effective operational controls and systems are in place. Townsend comes to BOC with more than 25 years of experience in largescale...

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BOC names new officers

November 16, 2021HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The board of directors of the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has named new officers to its 2022 executive committee. They are: Wayne Rosen, BOCP, BOCO, LPO, CDME, FAAOP, clinical consultant, as chair; Abel Guevara III, MHIM, RHIA, CPHT, CDME, director of reimbursement & privacy officer for Abilitech Medical, as vice chair; William “Bill” Powers, MBA, LFACHE, retired COO of the American Nurses Association and retired officer of the Air Force Medical...

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BOC seeks certificant nominations

November 3, 2021HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) is calling for nominations for its third annual Certificant of the Year Award. The award recognizes one BOC-certified individual each year for outstanding achievements in service, research and outreach. “The talents and achievements of BOC-certified professionals are abundant,” said Matthew Gruskin, COO “We created our Certificant of the Year Award to honor those going above and beyond to improve the lives...

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BOC seeks outstanding individuals

June 28, 2021HME News Staff

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) seeks nominations for the Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service. The award, which recognizes outstanding individuals who demonstrate extraordinary service to BOC, is presented in honor and remembrance of longtime practitioner, BOC board member and leader James Newberry, Jr., BOCP, BOCO, BOCD, who passed away in 2016. “We are pleased to continue Jim’s legacy by recognizing exemplary professionals who have demonstrated...

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