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Published on August 31, 2015

Altru Advanced Orthopedics opens new 14,200 square foot location

Grand Forks, ND – Altru Advanced Orthopedics has opened its new location at Altru Professional Center on August 31. The new space includes seven cast bays, two x-ray rooms and 24 exam rooms. This move brings orthopedic care to one south-end campus location. Further, orthopedic procedures are located in the adjacent building at Altru Specialty Center.

Innovative Self-Rooming

The space offers a new experience for our area, with an innovative self-rooming process available to patients. At check-in, patients are given a badge to wear during their visit along with a room assignment. Providers and nurses are able to monitor all patient locations and wait times through their badges on multiple digital screens in private staff areas. The goal of this new process is efficiency and reduced wait times for patients.

Advanced Procedures

Altru’s orthopedics team has also brought advanced procedures to the region. Some include: anterior approach to hip replacement, cartilage restoration, and arthroscopic superior capsular reconstruction. Offering these procedures at the adjacent Altru Specialty Center, Altru’s local specialized orthopedic hospital, reduces the need for travel to other hospitals for expert level care. Further, Altru Advanced Orthopedics offers elite training and injury prevention through a partnership with EXOS, a world-renowned athletic training and human performance institute. Sports Advantaged powered by EXOS will open it’s new 5,000 square foot space on the main floor of Altru Professional Center in late September.

Thank you to the following contractors helped to complete the project: Construction Engineers, C.L. Linfoot Co., Bergstrom Electric, Inc., Lunseth Plumbing & Heating, Co., Dakota Fire Protection, DELL-COMM, Adams, Inc., ABC Building Maintenance, All States Flooring, Inc., Cal-Dak Cabinets, Inc., Central Door & Hardware, Inc., CMS, LLC, D.R. Hilde Drywall, Fargo Glass & Paint, Co., Flament-Ulman, Inc., Forks Lath & Plaster, Inc., Grand Forks Marble & Tile, Inc., Holien Decorating, LLC, Norby’s Work Perks, Standard Textile Co, Inc., Sterling Carpet One Floor & Home, Sticky Construction, Inc., Otis Elevator Company, North Star Insulation.

About Altru Advanced Orthopedics

Orthopedic care from Altru's specialists helps get you back to a pain-free, active and enjoyable lifestyle as quickly as possible. As the leader in knee and hip replacement, Altru Advanced Orthopedics delivers personalized care for the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Working closely with medical experts throughout Altru Health System, you can expect a continuum of care from your first appointment through recovery and rehabilitation.

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated system with an acute care hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, a large home care network, and a congregate living facility. It employs more than 200 physicians and 4,000 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $450 million. As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.