Thursday, December 05, 2013 APTA Names HPSO, Hocoma, Parker Labs Strategic Business Partners APTA added 3 companies to its Strategic Business Partners program. Through the program, APTA seeks to enhance business relationships and develop meaningful partnerships with for-profit companies by offering services and marketing opportunities that provide mutual benefits to partners and APTA. The new partners are: Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO), a division of Aon Affinity. HPSO and APTA have provided a variety of risk management resources to physical therapists (PTs), including claim report, a service that delivers 10 years of comprehensive professional liability and licensing protection claims data and trends. Hocoma USA, Inc., a Swiss medical technology company that provides robotic rehabilitation therapy to support patients with neurological diseases and injuries as well as those with low back pain. Products include Lokomat® for locomotion therapy, Armeo® for upper extremities, Erigo® for early rehabilitation and mobilization, and Valedo® for low back pain functional movement. Parker Laboratories, a manufacturer and marketer of ultrasound and electrormedical accessories and supplies. Parker Laboratories products include Aquasonic® 100 Ultrasound Transmission Gel, Protex™ Cleaner/Disinfectant for athletic training rooms, and Thermosonic® Gel Warmer. APTA issued press releases for HPSO, Hocoma, and Parker Laboratories as the partnerships were announced. For further information on the APTA Strategic Business Partner program, please visit the Strategic Business Partners webpage.