Spectrum Orthopaedics-Auburn in Lewiston, Maine, has joined Central Maine Healthcare.
The practice has eight orthopedic surgeons and four physician assistants at two locations, which will continue to function as normal.
Spectrum Orthopaedics-Auburn changed its name to Central Maine Healthcare Orthopedics after officially becoming part of the health system March 1. The transaction expands Central Maine Healthcare's footprint of orthopedic services.
Orthopedic practices around the country have similarly joined hospitals recently. DeKalb, Ill.-based Midwest Orthopaedic Institute became part of Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine last fall.