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Health Check: Robotic total knee replacements

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I — A South County Hospital physician is the first in the world certified to do total knee replacements using a robot.

Sixty-five total knee replacements have been done since June using this advanced technology at that hospital.

Living in an accountable world: orthopedic group puts focus on patients

WAKEFIELD – The story of how Ortho Rhode Island came to be is one that is often typical of how the innovation ecosystem works best: five colleagues from Rhode Island met up at an orthopedic conference. All worked for competing specialist practices, yet they were also friends and respected colleagues, having trained together at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.

South County Hospital orthopedic surgeon using robotic-assisted technology to perform full knee replacements

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – At South County Hospital, Rhode Island’s only independent hospital, Dr. Bob Marchand performs full knee replacement surgeries using a high-tech tool that will not be commercially marketed and released until March 2017, he told Providence Business News.

Garoppolo’s return after an injury to his throwing shoulder may be quicker than first anticipated

FOXBOROUGH – A completed pass from back up quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to Malcolm Mitchell had patriots fans erupt at Gillette during Sunday night’s game against Miami. But, shortly after fans turned their attention back to Garoppolo who took knee on the field after a hard hit.