Arkansas hospital opens postop unit for spine, orthopedic surgeries

Practice Management

Mercy Hospital Arkansas in Rogers has opened a 22-bed postoperative unit for patients recovering from spine and orthopedic surgeries, Talk Business & Politics reported Aug. 17.

The unit expands the services of Mercy Clinic Orthopedics - Rogers, a seven-surgeon team that offers services to the community.

The hospital has added an orthopedic service line coordinator and a nurse navigator to guide patients through joint replacement treatment.

Fourteen beds are dedicated to inpatients and eight beds are provided for outpatients.

A therapy gym has also been installed, so patients can begin physical therapy at the facility and shorten their length of stay in the hospital.

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