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ACMC, Rice begin orthopedic venture: Latest effort to recruit and retain orthopedic surgeons has strong start

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WILLMAR — A newly formed joint venture between Rice Memorial Hospital and Affiliated Community Medical Centers to strengthen local orthopedic surgery services is off to a strong start.

A locum tenens surgeon arrived at the beginning of March and is performing surgeries as well as filling some of the gaps in the on-call schedule, officials with Rice and ACMC said this week.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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