Wesley Medical Center's orthopedic, spine unit to receive $10M renovation: 4 key points

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | July 25, 2017 | Print  |

Wichita, Kan.-based Wesley Medical Center's orthopedic and spine unit will undergo a $10 million renovation this fall, The Wichita Eagle reports.

Here are four key points:

 

1. The renovation includes an updated physical therapy space, new equipment, new monitors and an expansion from 31 beds to 34 beds.

 

2. Additionally, the center hopes to add preoperative education classes and a spine nurse navigator.

 

3. With 80 percent of unit beds full daily, the expansion will allow for better physician and patient flow, as well as added bed capacity.

 

4. Wesley Medical Center is a designated Blue Distinction Center for spine surgery and knee and hip replacement from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Distinction Specialty Care Program.

 

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