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First impression The center specializes in lengthy joint replacement cases, so the surgeons wanted to create a functional waiting area where family members can comfortably spend several hours. The welcoming lounge fea- tures floor-to-ceiling windows, a fireplace and a variety of seat- ing options. Friends and family members waiting for their loved ones in surgery can chat in semi-private spaces, work on their laptops at desks or sit in an isolation chair and plug into personal devices. Michael Joyce, MD, president and CEO of Lighthouse Surgery Center, says the inspiration for the versatile function of the space was based on a Virgin Atlantic first class lounge he saw in London's Heathrow Airport, which accommodated travelers who were simply passing through or waiting during long layovers. F E B R U A R Y 2 0 2 0 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 1 1

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