The orthopedic institute celebrates its 10th anniversary

As the Orthopedic Institute (OI) celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, patients in need of orthopedic care can continue to enjoy this facility which offers outpatient and inpatient care in one place, making it easy and easy to obtain the care they need.

The Orthopedic Institute, located at 27 Southern Pointe Parkway on Veterans Memorial Drive in Hattiesburg, has 30 beds. As the only stand-alone orthopedic hospital in the region, the services offered are of a standard of care unmatched in southern Mississippi.

“Forrest General continues to lead this region with constant advancements in facilities and technology while providing comfort and convenience to our patients, said Steve Jackson, Administrator of OI. “The Orthopedic Institute continues to be a valuable asset to Hattiesburg, the State and the Southeast when it comes to providing exceptional orthopedic care. ”

For many orthopedic patients requiring joint replacement, such as a hip, knee, or shoulder, or surgery on the hand, foot, ankle, spine, or sports injury, OI is a one-stop-shop. Patients of the Orthopedic Institute have the opportunity to recover in a facility equipped to specifically care for orthopedic patients and their unique needs. The Orthopedic Institute offers services that correspond to the highest standards of orthopedic care provided across the country.

Patients are cared for in specially designed rooms with larger doors, larger bathrooms, and assistive devices to meet the unique needs of an orthopedic patient. The people working in the hospital are trained to focus on orthopedic patients and their particular problems, and their special skills and knowledge lead to high quality care. This translates into increased safety, faster recoveries and increased patient satisfaction.

The Institute covers more than 74,000 square feet and also includes orthopedic operating rooms, preoperative and recovery rooms, as well as support services such as physiotherapy and laboratory and diagnostic imaging services. In addition to the custom-designed patient rooms, other areas of the facility are customized to optimize patient care, including the 10-bed Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and six operating theaters. 625 square feet. Each of these areas offers state-of-the-art equipment and technologies.

“We are committed to advancing the quality of orthopedic health care in our region,” said Jackson. “This facility will continue to provide a personalized, patient-centered environment and strengthen Hattiesburg’s reputation as a regional reference center for orthopedics and other medical specialties.”

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