Idaho hospital acquires robot to support 3 orthopedic surgeons — 3 quick facts

Written by Angie Stewart | January 21, 2020 | Print  | Email

Rupert, Idaho-based Minidoka Memorial Hospital installed Stryker's Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology, the Times-News reports.

Three quick facts:

1. Mako is designed to reduce complications, pain and recovery times in total knee, partial knee and total hip replacements.

2. The Minidoka Memorial Hospital's community board acquired the robot to better support surgeons and meet patients' demands for advanced technology, CEO Tom Murphy told the Times-News.

3. Three orthopedic surgeons will use the robot at Minidoka Memorial Hospital: Gilbert Crane, MD, Bryce Millar, MD, and Mark Wright, MD.

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