On Feb. 4, WillowWood Global, LLC, a prosthetic device manufacturer, was recognized with the 2020 Innovation Award at the 8th annual Hanger Partner Awards. The awards ceremony was held virtually at Hanger LIVE, Hanger’s annual education conference.
Hanger, Inc., is a leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) patient care, as well as a distributor of O&P services and products. Each Hanger Partner Award winner is carefully selected by members of Hanger’s clinical and operational teams, and the awards recognize exceptional supplier partners for their role in manufacturing products used to deliver orthotic and prosthetic care and empower patients’ lives every day.
The Innovation award recognizes a partner that exhibited expansive thinking in product innovation and technology, resulting in positive clinical outcomes. WillowWood was chosen to receive the award due to their development of the ALPHA SmartTemp liner and the efforts that were made to study the efficacy of the liner and further evaluate the liner’s effectiveness with a joint application to the Department of Defense. In addition, WillowWood’s new ALPHA TruSeal liner offers Hanger a strong choice among other sealing liners in the market.
“We couldn’t ask for more recognition! Hanger is the global leader in the provision of O&P care, so to receive such an award really confirms that our commitment to innovation is on track, as we strive to level the playing field for all those with limb loss and limb difference.” – Mahesh Mansukhani, CEO of WillowWood
WillowWood is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of prosthetic products and services, with a rich heritage than spans almost 114 years. Known for recognizable brands like the ALPHA® family of liners, most recently ALPHA SmartTemp and ALPHA® TruSeal sealing liner; WillowWood One socket systems, KOA LP and OMEGA® design software, WillowWood continues to innovate and develop products within a crowded space. Headquartered in Mount Sterling, Ohio, WillowWood has an expansive network of global distribution partners. For more information about WillowWood and its products and services, visit www.willowwood.com.
Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HNGR) delivers orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) patient care, and distributes O&P products and rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. Hanger’s Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics with approximately 800 locations nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions. With nearly 160 years of clinical excellence and innovation, Hanger’s vision is to lead the orthotic and prosthetic markets by providing superior patient care, outcomes, services and value. For more information on Hanger, visit www.hanger.com.