US Olympic Committee welcomes University of Utah Health Care to medical network: 3 takeaways

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

The United States Olympic Committee added Salt Lake City-based University of Utah Health Care to its National Medical Network, according to The Daily Utah Chronicle.

Here are three takeaways:


1. The healthcare system will be a national medical center providing orthopedic, neurosurgery, physical medicine, primary care, dentistry, psychiatry and ophthalmology services to U.S. Olympic athletes.


2. University of Utah Health Care joins New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery and Steadman Philippon Research Institute and Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo.


3. The National Medical Network providers offer U.S. Olympians medical care, assist in athletics-focused research and help with Olympic athlete education.


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