Hanger Orthopedic Group Inc. (HGR) Q2 2010 Earnings Call July 28, 2010 09:00 am ET Executives Tom Kirk - President & CEO Tom Hofmeister - VP, Finance and CAO George McHenry - EVP, CFO & Secretary Analysts David MacDonald - SunTrust Bryan Sekino - Barclays Capital Larry Solow - CJS Securities Dawn Brock - Kaufman Brothers Michael Petusky - Noble Research Daniel Owczarski - Avondale Partners PresentationOperator
Good morning. My name is Beth and I will be your conference operator today. At this time I would like to welcome everyone to the Hanger Orthopedic Group second quarter results. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers’ remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions). Thank you. Mr. Tom Kirk, Chief Executive Officer, you may begin your conference. Tom Kirk Good morning and welcome to Hanger Orthopedic Group’s discussion of our second quarter results. Before starting the discussion, let me ask Tom Hofmeister who is with us today along with George McHenry, our Chief Financial Officer. Tom is our Chief Accounting Officer and IR Director to review with you our declaration on forward-looking statements. Tom Hofmeister Thank you, Tom. During this call, management will make forward-looking statements relating to the company's results of operations. The United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a Safe Harbor for certain forward-looking statements. Statements relating to future results of operations during this call reflect the views of management. However, various risks, uncertainties and contingencies could cause actual results or performance to differ materially from those expressed in or implied by these statements, including the company's ability to enter into and derive benefits from managed care contracts, the demand for the company's orthotic and prosthetic services and products, and other factors identified in the company's periodic reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. The company disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly these forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.