Boston, MA - September 6, 2012 - OPIE Software of Gainesville, Florida, announced to the O&P industry today at the kickoff of AOPA National Assembly that Össur of Foothill Ranch, California, has agreed to become an Integrated Supplier within the OPIE Software and at firstname.lastname@example.org. This technological integration allows OPIE software users and visitors to the oandp.com website to view the digital Össur prosthetic catalog, configure product orders based upon specific patient parameters and to place electronic orders for prosthetic products with Össur.
"We are pleased to be working with OPIE and expect this agreement will provide yet another way to efficiently provide Ossur's advanced prosthetic and orthopedic innovations to clinicians throughout the U.S," said Mahesh Mansukhani, MA, MBA, and President of Össur Americas.
Paul Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP, CEO of OPIE Software, said, "We are strongly committed to evolving OPIE based on the expressed desires of our users and adding Ossur to our family of Integrated Suppliers has been among the top requests from our OPIE clients. Broadening our family of Integrated Suppliers brings an even stronger benefit to using our electronic product selection, ordering, and inventory management capabilities. We are thrilled to partner with Ossur in this way and to work with them on many new project ideas in the future."
There are no additional fees for OPIE users or visitors to oandp.com to access the new Össur digital catalog and ordering functionality. This new product ordering system will be available to the profession by September 30, 2012.
Össur (NASDAQ OMX: OSSR) is a global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics that help people live a life without limitations. Its business is focused on improving people's mobility through the delivery of innovative technologies within the fields of braces, supports, prosthetic limbs and compression therapy, including the Flex-Foot Cheetah carbon fiber running prostheses used by "The Blade Runner," renowned double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius. A recognized "Technology Pioneer", Össur invests significantly in research and product development; its award-winning designs ensuring a consistently strong position in the market. Successful patient and clinical outcomes are further empowered via Össur's educational programs and business solutions. Headquartered in Iceland, Össur has major operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, with additional distributors worldwide. www.ossur.com
About O&P Digital Technologies
O&P Digital Technologies is a leading developer of software systems focused on the orthotics and prosthetics industry. Introduced in 1996, oandp.com is the leading web site focused on O&P topics. The development of the OPIE Software system began in 1999 and has grown dramatically over the past five years. The company continues to develop leading-edge technologies to bring software advances to the industry. For more information, visit www.oandp.com.
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