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Jim Hewlett works for 'goose bumps'

January 24, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Jim Hewlett worked in marketing and merchandising before he decided to pursue a career in orthotics, first working directly with patients and later, developing accreditation standards and testing and inspection protocols.“It's important for people to educate themselves on all the changes and Medicare changes everything on a daily basis,” said Hewlett, recipient of the 2018 Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service. “To keep up, you need to keep your finger on the pulse of the...

BOC, Jim Hewlett, Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service., Orthotics


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Brandt: Make the human connection

August 28, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Harry “J.R.” Brandt has been volunteering with the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) for 28 years, nearly as long as he's been in the orthotics and prosthetics field.That spirit of helping others was recently recognized by the BOC, which honored Brandt with the inaugural Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service. The award was created by the BOC last year to honor a beloved board member and long-time orthotics and prosthetics practitioner.“I've spent a lot of my life...

Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC), Harry "J.R." Brandt, Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service., Orthotics and Prosthetics


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