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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Surgical Construction - March 2017

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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6 S U P P L E M E N T T O O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E M A R C H 2 0 1 7 T he University of Minnesota Medical School and the Fairview Health Services health system partnered to recently open a $165 million structure that houses surgeons' offices, 10 high-tech ORs, 6 procedure rooms, 15 fully private pre-op rooms and 22 recovery spaces. The building has the mod- ern feel of an Apple store. It also puts us on the map as the place where leading surgeons want to work and patients want to come. The facility stands as an investment in our future and will keep us on the cutting edge of care for years to come. Thinking ahead We began to talk about the need to build the new facility way back in 2003, at the beginning of the movement to perform complex surgical procedures in the out- patient setting. Interest was growing among patients and surgeons for efficient, cost-effective same-day care, and we wanted to have a facility that could meet If You Build It, They Will Come Our brand new surgery center attracts surgeons and patients alike. On Point Jacob Hutchins, MD • CURB APPEAL New surgical construction and high-tech ORs help recruit high-volume surgeons and maximize patient-centered care. University of Minnesota

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