AOPA Conducts Comprehensive Survey of the O&P Profession


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Jacob Strauss
jstrauss@AOPAnet.org 
(571) 431-0876, ext. 261


AOPA Conducts Comprehensive Survey of the O&P Profession

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 18, 2007—The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) has hired an independent firm (Industry Insights) to conduct a comprehensive survey of the orthotics and prosthetics (O&P) profession for the purpose of gauging performance and compensation benchmarks. The last survey was conducted in 2004.

All O&P patient care facilities are invited to participate in this FREE and CONFIDENTIAL survey. All participants will receive a FREE COPY of the final report. Participating AOPA members will also receive a customized report that compares their business to companies of a similar size and location and to the entire O&P profession.

By participating in this study, companies can gain valuable financial and compensation feedback without having to pay an outside consultant thousands of dollars.

“We invested five hours of our time in completing the last survey in 2004, and our return on this investment was well over 1,000%! The operating performance information was an especially powerful motivator in how we budgeted our resources and where leadership focused their time. I heartily recommend this survey to anyone who wants to lead their company to improved performance,” said John Renz, president & CEO of Creative Orthotics & Prosthetics, Elmira, N.Y.

Participants can take the survey online at www.AOPAsurvey.com.

To receive a printed copy of the survey, e-mail your company name, address, and the name of the person who should receive the survey to Corrinn Mullins at cmullins@AOPAnet.org .

ABOUT INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: Since 1980, Industry Insights has provided high-quality survey research services to trade and professional associations, dealer organizations and other affiliated companies. Industry Insights conducted the 2004 OPC survey and will once again serve as survey administrator of the 2007 AOPA OPC Report. AOPA and Industry Insights ensure that all survey results are completely confidential. AOPA employees will never see participants’ data beyond the published report that all participants will receive. Individual surveys will be destroyed after the final report is published. 

ABOUT AOPA: The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA), based in Alexandria, Virginia, is the largest non-profit organization dedicated to helping orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) businesses and professionals navigate the multitude of business issues surrounding the delivery of patient care. With nearly 2,000 members, AOPA has a nationwide presence within the O&P community. AOPA serves the O&P profession with consistent representation on Capitol Hill, premier publications, high-quality coding products, expert reimbursement guidance and a full slate of education programs on O&P-specific issues. Contact AOPA at (571) 431-0876 or visit the AOPA Web site at www.aopanet.org.

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