Lawrence Memorial Hospital, OrthoKansas in talks to develop new orthopedic facility: 5 things to know

Written by Megan Wood | March 23, 2017 | Print  |

A new orthopedic facility may be in the works following discussions between Lawrence (Kan.) Memorial Hospital and Lawrence-based OrthoKansas, according to ljworld.com.

Here are five things to know:

 

1. The partnership envisions dubbing Lawrence a destination for orthopedic care and sports injury by creating a "regional center of excellence."

 

2. The orthopedic center would offer hand, shoulder, elbow, foot, ankle, hip and knee reconstruction services, as well as house a sports performance and athletic training program.

 

3. Although there are talks about LMH acquiring OrthoKansas, OrthoKansas reports an affiliation is more probable.

 

4. The new orthopedic facility would carry a multi-million dollar price tag, ljworld.com reports.

 

5. LMH and OrthoKansas reported they anticipate closing a deal by the end of summer 2017.

 

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