Here are 12 hospitals and physician practices upgrading orthopedic services with new equipment, expansions and certifications.
Mercy Orthopedic Hospital in Fort Smith, Ark., opened its $42 million facility with two stories including an orthopedic rehabilitation clinic, patient rooms and preoperative screening area.
Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic opened a sports medicine center in Minneapolis.
Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification.
Spartanburg (S.C.) Regional Healthcare System opened the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Sports Medicine Institute, headed by John Lucas IV, MD.
James Andrews, MD, founder of Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Fla., collaborated with Columbus, Ga.-based Hughston Clinic to establish the Andrews-Hughston Sports Clinic in Auburn, Ala.
Premier Bone & Joint Centers in Laramie, Wyo., opened a new location in Casper, Wyo.
Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Cincinnati is planning to expand its Erlanger, Ky., office to include a larger physical therapy area and more clinic space.
Coastal Orthopaedics in Norwalk, Conn., announced plans to move into a new location with new exam rooms, X-ray facilities, a hand therapy center and a walk-in urgent care facility known as Coastal Ortho Express.
Alabama Orthopedic Spine & Sports Medicine Associates in Birmingham broke ground on a new facility in Trussville, Ala.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.-based Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute plans to open its new 38,000-square-foot headquarters on Oct. 20.
UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Buffalo, N.Y., and Carestream entered into a research agreement to develop a new three-dimensional medical imaging system for capturing orthopedic images.
Orthopaedic Institute of Dayton (Ohio) is planning a new facility in Tripp City, Ohio.