Major Orthoses' Supplier Partners with Leading O&P Software

Gainesville, FL – March 2015 - OPIE Software of Gainesville and Allard USA of Rockaway, New Jersey have announced that Allard USA is now an Integrated Supplier within OPIE Purchasing System and at www.oandp.com/shop. Allard is the first major Orthoses’ provider to become integrated so that users of both the Futura and OPIE Systems now have easy access to even more quality products. Of course, the Allard products will continue to also be available through OPIE's other Integrated Suppliers – Cascade, PEL Supply, and SPS.

This technological integration allows OPIE and Futura Software users and visitors to the oandp.com website to view and place electronic orders for all products provided by Allard USA.

Carol Hiemstra-Paez, Allard USA General Manager said, "We are very pleased and excited to become an OPIE Integrated Supplier. We continue to be committed to providing superb customer service with our innovative, quality products, and this is yet another avenue to up our game as we continue to serve your O&P clients' needs."

While this is a new avenue to access Allard products, the Allard in-house certified orthotist is still available to answer any and all technical product questions. The foundation at Allard is based on helping O&P practices grow by providing educational programs for referral sources, and that program will continue through this avenue of product purchase.

The Allard product lines include ToeOFF® Family of Products, SWASH® (management of sitting instability and scissoring gait), Kid-Dee-Lite™ (low profile ROM ankle joint), CHECK™ (Comfortable Hyper-Extension Knee Control), 3D-LITE™ and X-LITE Low Temperature Thermoplastics, Cut-4-Custom (mold-to-patient custom spinal orthoses), and Vission (general line of soft orthopedic supports).

Paul Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP, CEO of OPIE Software, said, "Our relationship with Allard allows us to expand the product offerings in the Futura and OPIE Systems to now offer a variety of quality orthoses. This is exciting for all of our software users because with each new Integrated Supplier the product procurement process at the practice level becomes easier and more seamless. We look forward to growing our partnership with Allard, and continuing to provide our customers with the tools needed to make their practice a success!"

There are no additional fees for Futura users, OPIE users, or visitors to oandp.com to access the new Allard USA digital catalog and ordering functionality. This new system for ordering orthoses is now available to the profession.

About Allard USA

Allard USA shares the parent company's focus to be a "partner" for O&P, offering educational programs, training, and marketing support to help O&P facilities increase their referrals. The corporation takes pride in continuous R&D for new products, on-time delivery, dedicated and caring management and employees. For more information, visit www.allardusa.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 in recent years. The company continues to develop leading-edge technologies to bring software advances to the industry. For more information, visit oandp.com.

Media contacts:

Christy Butler
OPIE Software
Tel: +1 352 872-5419
Email: christy.butler@oandp.com

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