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Orthocare Innovations Receives Prestigious R&D 100 Award for Computerized Prosthesis Alignment System
Date:7/21/2009

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthocare Innovations and R&D Magazine have announced that Orthocare Innovations has been selected by R&D Magazine to receive the 2009 R&D 100 Award for its Computerized Prosthesis Alignment System, Compas(TM).

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Compas(TM) represents a significant advance in the fitting and ongoing management of prosthetic device users. This new technology assists practitioners in achieving optimal alignment through objective feedback and analysis using embedded sensor technology. Compas(TM) marks a significant departure from traditional use of visual observation to align prosthetic devices, an approach that has been established through research as being highly subjective.

R&D 100 Awards salute the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year. Products are selected by an independent judging panel and the editors of R&D Magazine. 2009 award recipients include Ford, Dow Chemical, Hitachi, Battelle and NASA. A full list of this year's winners is available at www.rdmag.com.

"The R&D 100 Awards honor the latest technology developments that are designed to meet societal, scientific, or business challenges facing us today--and tomorrow," said Rita Peters, editorial director of R&D Magazine.

"It is an honor to have been selected as a recipient of the R&D 100 Award, the most respected and highly coveted in the high-tech industry," added Orthocare Innovations CEO Doug McCormack. "Though we are an early-stage company, this recognition is testament to our world-class development team, led by Dr. David Boone, Orthocare Innovations' Chief Technology Officer. Compas(TM) was developed to address a long overlooked, but very real clinical challenge facing users of prosthetic devices. By improving prosthesis alignment, we are confident that we can significantly enhance clinical outcomes for patients worldwide."

Compas(TM) was developed with the support of the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, National Institutes of Health, Grant Numbers R43HD047119 and R44HD047119.

About R&D 100

The winning of an R&D 100 Award provides a mark of excellence known to industry, government, and academia as proof that the product is one of the most innovative ideas of the year. This helps provide an important initial push a new product needs to compete successfully in the marketplace. Products are selected by an independent judging panel and the editors of R&D Magazine.

Since 1963, the R&D 100 Awards have identified revolutionary technologies newly introduced to the market. Many of these have become household names, helping shape everyday life for many Americans. These include the flashcube (1965), the automated teller machine (1973), the halogen lamp (1974), the fax machine (1975), the liquid crystal display (1980), the printer (1986), the Kodak Photo CD (1991), the Nicoderm antismoking patch (1992), Taxol anticancer drug (1993), lab on a chip (1996), and HDTV (1998).

About Orthocare Innovations

Orthocare Innovations is a medical device research and product development company that commercializes advanced technologies to improve clinical efficiency and to enhance the quality of patient care services in the prosthetic, orthotic and rehabilitative markets. Orthocare Innovations is based in Oklahoma City, with offices in Seattle and Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit orthocareinnovations.com.


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