Ortho Rhode Island becomes the largest private-run orthopedic provider in the state — 5 key points


Blackstone Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Foundry Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and South County Orthopedics consolidated into Ortho Rhode Island, now the largest privately-run orthopedic provider in the state.

Here are five key points:


1. Ortho Rhode Island is comprised of 40 providers across 14 locations in Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts.


2. The practice offers physical and occupational therapy, advanced imaging, durable medical equipment and athletic training.


3. The merger allows Ortho Rhode Island to bring in physicians who can make educated decisions about enhancing patient care and cost management. Ortho Rhode Island President and CEO, Michael Bradley, MD, said, "Our scale allows us to leverage clinical and business synergies to improve patient access to affordable orthopedic care, and to benefit from greater bargaining power with suppliers."


4. The practice aims to give patients innovations in care while developing a musculoskeletal practice that meets government regulations and quality of care requirements.


5. Ortho Rhode Island's executive committee is comprised of six physicians.


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