Monday, 29 February 2016 12:44

NOL Awarded ABC Accreditation

Northern Orthopedic Laboratory, Inc. proudly announces a Three-Year Accreditation award in prosthetics, orthotics, and pedorthics by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC). Both the Watertown and Ogdensburg locations have met the standard set by ABC to become fully accredited facilities.
Northern Orthopedic Laboratory, Inc. is recognized for achievements in the areas of Organizational Management, Patient Care Standards, Quality Assurance, Supplier Compliance and Facility and Safety Management. This award represents the highest level of accreditation achievable in the profession of orthotics and prosthetics.
“Northern Orthopedic Laboratory has demonstrated its commitment to the provision of quality patient care services by seeking and attaining ABC accreditation.” said Catherine Carter, ABC's Executive Director. “ABC has developed the highest standards for accreditation in the industry and is proud to include Northern Orthopedic Lab. among our over 2500 accredited patient care facilities.”
Northern Orthopedic Lab. has been offering prosthetic, orthotic, and pedorthic services in Northern New York since 1981. NOL, Inc., offers a wide variety of services for adults and children. The services include upper and lower extremity prostheses; hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, arm, wrist, hand and spinal orthoses; cranial band remodeling; and pedorthic care including foot orthotics, lifts, and wedges. Northern Orthopedic Lab. holds a VA contract and has been a Medicare/Medicaid provider since its inception.
The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics, Inc. has been credentialing practitioners and organizations since 1948 in accordance with established standards of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient care. A not-for-profit organization headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, ABC's mission is to encourage and promote the highest standards of professional delivery of orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic services. ABC advances the competency of practitioners, promotes the quality and effectiveness of orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic care, and maintains the integrity of the profession.
For additional information about Northern Orthopedic Laboratory, Inc., or ABC, contact Northern Orthopedic Lab. At (315) 782-9079.