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total joints patients must gather to eat, a factor that helps get them up and moving soon after surgery. Familiar feel The interior designer who worked on The Orthopaedic Surgery Center went for an "industrial sophistication" look, which features exposed ceilings and walls painted white, gray and light blue. "A healthcare facility should reflect the local culture in order to con- nect with its patient population," says Mr. Cera. "We designed the look of the facility based on the steel industrial culture that helped build towns here in northeast Ohio." One of the facility's surgeon-owners came up with the mantra that guided the decision to build the new facility: responsible medicine, which involves reducing waste and providing safe, efficient care. Those guiding principles served as the facility's foundation, both liter- ally and figuratively. "Having complete control over the design and function of our surgery center helps us put those words into action," says Mr. Cera. "We designed the facility to offer patients in our com- munity access to premier outpatient orthopedic care." OSM 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 • 3 1

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