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ORTHOPEDIC FOOT, ANKLE & KNEE INSTITUTE AWARDED ABC ACCREDITATION

Allentown, PA – Orthopedic Foot, Ankle & Knee Institute proudly announces a Three-Year Accreditation award in Orthotics by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC).

Orthopedic Foot, Ankle & Knee Institute 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.

“Orthopedic Foot, Ankle & Knee Institute 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 high standards for accreditation in the industry and is proud to include Orthopedic Foot, Ankle & Knee Institute among our 2500 accredited patient care facilities.”

Orthopedic Foot, Ankle & Knee Institute has been offering orthotic services in the Allentown, Pennsylvania area since 2005.  Dr. Barry Ruht has implemented this service into his Practice to provide personalized services of this nature to his patients.

The American Board for Certification of 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 professionalism in the delivery of orthotics, prosthetics and pedorthics 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.