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May 2021 - Volume 17 - Issue 11
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St. Lucie Medical Center First Hospital on Treasure Coast to Use New Robotic Technology for Commonly Performed Procedure

April 15, 2021 - Orthopedic surgeons and the medical staff at St. Lucie Medical Center are the first team on the Treasure Coast to offerthe ROSA® Knee System robotic technology to help perform total knee replacement surgery. ROSA Knee is a robotically-assisted surgical system that assists with complex decision-making and enables surgeons to use computer and software technology to control and move surgical instruments, allowing forgreater precision and flexibility during procedures.
 
The robotic technology was first used on a patient this week at St. Lucie Medical Center and the procedure highlights St. Lucie Medical Center’s commitment to invest in new technology to betterserve our community.
 
“For everyone involved – surgeons, medical staff and, most importantly, patients – ROSA Knee has the potential to offera numberof key benefits and advantages,” Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Daniel Jones said. “Total knee replacement is one of the most commonly performed elective surgical procedures in the United States and this system will lead to an enhanced patient experience.”
 
For surgeon and patient interviews please contact Tiffany Woods, PR Director at  tiffany.woods2@hcahealthcare.com or 804-868-0415.
 
 
   
 
Pictured above: Dr. Jones and team performing surgical procedure with new robotic technology.
 
St. Lucie Medical Center is a facility of HCA East Florida. HCA East Florida is the largest healthcare system in Eastern Floridaand an affiliate of HCA Healthcare (HCA). HCA East Florida has 14 hospitals, multiple ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers, physician practices, imaging centers and free standing emergency care facilities, as well as a supply chain center and an integrated regional lab. Together, HCA East Florida employs more than 18,000 employees and has more than 6,600 physicians on staff. For more information, visit HCAEastFlorida.com.
 
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