9 hospitals, health systems investing in robotics

Written by Angie Stewart | January 29, 2020 | Print  |

In the past month, nine hospitals and health systems have invested in robotic systems for spine and orthopedics:

Rapid City, S.D.-based Monument Health recently purchased two ROSA Knee Systems from Zimmer Biomet.

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

Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health invested several million dollars to equip two of its hospitals with spine surgery robots.

Phoenix Children's Hospital was reportedly the first health system in the U.S. to use the Medtronic Stealth Autoguide platform for neurosurgery.

San Ramon (Calif.) Regional Medical Center was reportedly the first hospital in the Bay Area to purchase the ExcelsiusGPS robotic navigation system for spine surgery.

Kenneth Nwosu, MD, performed the first spine surgery in King County, Wash., with the new ExcelsiusGPS at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way Jan. 6.

Carondelet Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tucson, Ariz., acquired a robot for complex spinal fusion surgeries.

Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center acquired Think Surgical's TSolution One Total Knee Application robot for orthopedic surgeons, becoming the first facility in the U.S. to do so.

San Ramon (Calif.) Regional Medical Center purchased an ExcelsiusGPS robot to boost its robotic team and assist spine surgeons.

More articles on orthopedics:
Breaking down the 3 major robots in spine surgery
Johnson & Johnson sets sights on robotics in 2020 in orthopedics and beyond
Moody's predicts rapid growth for robotic orthopedic surgery—key insights on Stryker, Zimmer Biomet

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