Missoula Bone and Joint opening $16M surgery center — 4 insights

Missoula (Mont.) Bone and Joint opened its surgery center Dec. 2, which will allow physicians to perform another 1,000 surgeries annually, The Missoulian reports.

What you should know:

1. The new surgery center has four operating rooms and will allow the center to perform up to 4,000 procedures annually.

2. The new two-story surgery center was built adjacent to the practice's original headquarters.

3. Missoula Bone and Joint expanded to accommodate growing demand for orthopedic services.

4. The practice notably incorporated a number of energy conservation-facing elements, including a super-insulated building envelope, a ground-source heat pump and 160 solar panels. The elements will cut the practice's energy use by 24 percent.

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