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The Orthopedic Hospital Invites Patients to Reunite with Their Physicians and Take a Swing

Fort Wayne, Ind. (Thursday, May 12, 2011) –The Orthopedic Hospital of Lutheran Health Network has invited patients who attended the total joint replacement class within the past three years to join staff and physicians for a reunion from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 19.

The reception will take place at The Plex South, 5702 Engle Rd., where TOH staff and physicians will connect with past patients and their guests. Attendees will be able to enjoy hitting golf balls at the driving range, chat with their physician, visit the education stations or partake in tropical hors d’oeuvres and desserts.

“It’s a pleasant way to reconnect with past patients to see how they are doing since their surgeries,” said Shelly Miller, CEO, The Orthopedic Hospital. “Everyone at The Orthopedic Hospital is interested in knowing what impact surgery has had on our patients and how it has changed their lives. When patients want to return to visit and share their experience, it reinforces to us that we are providing the best care and making a difference in the community.”

Media are invited to attend.

A member of the Lutheran Health Network, The Orthopedic Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and is one of only a few hospitals in the United States devoted strictly to orthopedic care. In May 2008, Lutheran Hospital and Fort Wayne Orthopedics teamed up to enhance orthopedic care in our region. The Orthopedic Hospital of Lutheran Health Network consists of 12 operating rooms and 39 inpatient beds. Eight of the operating rooms are located on the Lutheran campus and four are located on the FWO campus at 7601 W. Jefferson Blvd. Physicians partners work with TOH staff to help ensure top-quality patient care for residents living in northern Indiana, southern Michigan and northwestern Ohio.

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