Bell Hospital to Add New Operating Room

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U.P._News_UpdateMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bell Hospital officials say they have received state approval to open a fourth operating room at their Ishpeming facility.

Hospital Chief Operating Officer Barbara Larson says due to increases in surgical volumes, Bell submitted a request to the Department of Community Health in Lansing to outfit a fourth operating room in their Surgical Center.

The cost of the equipment has been supported by the Bell Auxiliary along with funds raised by the Bell Foundation. Construction on the new operating room is expected to be complete by the end of June.

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