Becker's Healthcare November 17, 2022
Riz Hatton

Robotics is playing a bigger role in healthcare than ever before, and for orthopedics, that role is no longer a luxury — it’s an essential.

Several ASCs have begun strengthening their orthopedic programs by adding a variety of robotic technologies to their centers in 2022.

In October, New Mexico Surgery Center Orthopaedics, a 27-physician ASC in Albuquerque, installed the first two Rosa Knee robots in the state. In August, Columbus (Ind.) Specialty Surgery Center performed the region’s first outpatient robotic joint replacement surgery using the Rosa Knee and the area’s first knee replacement using Stryker’s Mako system earlier in 2022.

Zimmer Biomet’s Rosa Knee system and Stryker’s Mako system are among the many orthopedic robots that have garnered attention.

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